Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB

duty as firewood under paragraph 1803 (2), Tariff Act of 1930. Bureau letter to collector of customs, Seattle, Wash., July 7, 1933. (32-4/1803.)

(2) Wool, scoured.-Angora rabbit wool which, prior to removal from the animal, is frequently combed and brushed to keep it from becoming cotted and also for the purpose of removing vegetable and other foreign matter, and from which stains may have been removed with a brush and powder, is "scoured" within the terms of paragraph 1101 (b) (1) (2) (3), Tariff Act of 1930, and is dutiable at 37 cents per pound under paragraph 1102 (b). Bureau letter to collector of customs, Boston, Mass., July 18, 1933. (32-4/1102.)

(3) Tea containers-Labels and end pieces.-Printed cardboard end pieces and labels imported as parts of packages containing less than 5 pounds of tea are dutiable, if printed with matter susceptible of authorship, under the provision for printed matter not specially provided for in paragraph 1410, Tariff Act of 1930; if not so printed, the labels are dutiable at 35 percent ad valorem as manufactures of paper not specially provided for, and the end pieces as printed cardboard, cut or stamped into shapes or forms, at 30 percent ad valorem, both under paragraph 1413. Bureau letter to collector of customs, Los Angeles, Calif., July 20, 1933. (32-4/1783.)

(4) Jewelry with metal part in chief value of gold or platinum.—If gold or platinum is the element of chief value in the metal part of jewelry valued at more than 20 cents per dozen pieces, the article is dutiable at 80 percent ad valorem under paragraph 1527 (a) (1), Tariff Act of 1930, whether or not metal is the component of chief value of the entire article. Bureau letter to collector of customs, New York, N.Y., July 25, 1933. (32-4/1527.)

(5) Rugs, hand-woven.-The provision in paragraph 1116 (a), Tariff Act of 1930, for "other carpets, rugs, and mats, not made on a power-driven loom, plain or figured", applies only to floor coverings of the character named in the preceding part of the paragraph, which are distinctively articles of luxury (T.D. 44404 and T.D. 44642). Certain cheaply made, hand-woven rugs of cotton were held to be dutiable under paragraph 921, and others of wool are dutiable under paragraph 1117 (c). Bureau letter to the collector of customs, Chicago, Ill., August 4, 1933. (32-4/1117.)

(6) Jars with galalith covers.-Glass jars with galalith covers, galalith being the component material of chief value of the jars and covers together, are properly classifiable as entireties under paragraph 33, Tariff Act of 1930. Bureau letter of August 10, 1933. (32-4/33.)

(7) Preparations of anatomy.-Anatomical models of pulp or papier mâché, which are not natural articles from either the animal or plant kingdom showing that some special steps have been taken for their

display or preservation (T.D. 44038), are not entitled to free entry under paragraph 1764, Tariff Act of 1930. (Abstract 24394 noted but the Bureau is unable to perceive the application of T.D. 42128 to paragraph 1764.) Bureau letter to collector of customs, Los Angeles, Calif., August 15, 1933. (32-4/1764.)

MARKING

(8) Marking to show "Siberia" acceptable on merchandise from Siberia, Russia.-Merchandise the manufacture or production of Siberia, Russia, may be marked to show "Siberia" as the country of origin under section 304 of the tariff act. Bureau day letter to the collector of customs, New York, N. Y., dated July 12, 1933. (51-5/6c.) (9) Small machine knives used in carpet looms for cutting pile not required to be individually marked-Containers and packages to be marked. Certain small machine knives (samples before the Bureau measured about 1% inches in length and three sixteenths inch in width at the widest part, tapering to a point) used in carpet looms for cutting the pile, are not required to be individually marked to indicate the country of origin, as the knives are sold to manufacturers in cartons of 500 as imported and are not sold singly, and the marking of the cartons, that is, the immediate containers, will serve to indicate the origin of their contents. Bureau letter to collector of customs, Philadelphia, Pa., dated July 12, 1933. (51-5/8a.)

(10) Merchandise from Hejaz to be marked to show "Saudi Arabia" as the country of origin-"Arabia" alone not acceptable.-Merchandise the manufacture or production of Hejaz, Saudi Arabia, should be marked to show "Saudi Arabia" as the country of origin. The marking "Hejaz" or "Arabia" alone is not acceptable. Bureau night letter to the collector of customs, New York, N.Y., dated July 13, 1933. (51-5/6c.)

(11) The corrugated pasteboard sleeves containing electric-light bulbs are the immediate containers of the bulbs and are required to be marked.Corrugated pasteboard sleeves in which electric-light bulbs are individually packed are considered to be the immediate containers and 10 percent marking duty should be assessed for the late marking thereof to indicate the origin of the bulbs. In addition to the marking of the corrugated pasteboard sleeves, the cartons in which they are packed, as well as the outer cases, crates, or packages should be marked to indicate the origin of their contents. Bureau letter to the collector of customs, New Orleans, La., dated July 19, 1933. (51-5/5b.) (12) Bags containing bone glue should be marked by stenciling or other permanent marking on the bags themselves-Marking by means of tags is not acceptable.-Held that bags containing bone glue should be required to be stenciled or otherwise permanently marked on the bags themselves to indicate the country of origin of the merchandise,

as the bags are capable of being legibly marked. Tags should not be accepted. (T.D. 45765 (2) cited.) Bureau letter to collector of customs, New York, N.Y., dated August 8, 1933. (51-5/6e.)

(13) Horse and mule shoes should be marked by die or machine stamping on the top or bottom in legible and distinct English words-Kegs and containers of horse and mule shoes should be permanently marked on kegs or other containers themselves as metal tags are not acceptable.Horse shoes and mule shoes should be required to be individually marked by die stamping or machine stamping on the top (face) or the bottom (reverse of face) in legible and distinct English words. Marking on the inside flange, that is, on the inner side or rim of these articles, is in an obscure and not reasonably conspicuous place and is not acceptable. (T.D. 45502 cited.)

Kegs and other containers of horse shoes and mule shoes should be required to be stenciled or branded or otherwise permanently marked on the kegs or other containers themselves to indicate the origin of their contents. Metal tags nailed or otherwise fastened to the kegs or other containers are not acceptable marking. (T.D. 45765 (2) cited.)

So far as this decision involves a change of practice at any port, it will be applied only to such merchandise which is imported after a period of 60 days has elapsed following the date of the publication of this abstract in the weekly TREASURY DECISIONS. Bureau letter to the collector of customs at Philadelphia, Pa., dated August 9, 1933. (51-5/3c.)

(T.D. 46596)

Statistical returns

Statistical returns of informal entries-T.D. 37776 amended

TREASURY DEPARTMENT,

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS,
Washington, D.C.

To Collectors of Customs and Others Concerned:

The 10-day statistical summary of imports required by T.D. 37776 and article 1290, Customs Regulations of 1931, should be made on letterhead instead of on customs form 7500 prescribed in T.D. 37776. The letterhead should contain a statement clearly indicating what the transaction represents. T.D. 37776 is hereby amended accordingly.

(12-21/2.) FRANK DOW, Acting Commissioner of Customs. Approved August 18, 1933:

THOMAS HEWES,

Acting Secretary of the Treasury.

(T.D. 46597)

Common carriers

Approval of common-carrier bond

TREASURY DEPARTMENT,

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS,
Washington, D.C., August 23, 1933.

To Collector of Customs and Others Concerned:

The following common-carrier bond has been approved:

Name of carrier

Date of bond

Date of ap-
proval

Filed with

Southern Pacific Co., New York, N.Y.; Texas & April 29, 1933 May 18, 1933
New Orleans R.R. Co., Houston, Tex.; Pacific
Electric Railway Co., Los Angeles, Calif.; Naco-
zari Railroad Co., San Francisco, Calif.; North-
western Pacific Railroad Co., San Francisco,
Calif.; Pacific Motor Transport Co., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.; Petaluma & Santa Rosa R.R. Co.,
Los Angeles, Calif.; San Diego & Arizona Eastern
R.R. Co., San Diego, Calif.

Collector of customs,
New York, N.Y.

(09-9/2c.)

FRANK DOW, Acting Commissioner of Customs.

(T.D. 46598)

Reappraisement-Anchovies from Spain

Appeal from decision of United States Customs Court (reappraisement 104247-A)-Necessity of finding value of "similar" merchandise under section 402, Tariff Act of 1930

TREASURY DEPARTMENT,

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS,

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL, New York.

Washington, D.C.

SIR: Reference is made to your letter of August 4, 1933, in regard to reappraisement 104247-A, decided by the United States Customs Court on June 6, 1933, and published as Reappraisement Decision 3042, involving the dutiable value of anchovies from Spain.

Your action in filing an application with the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals for a review of the decision of the United States Customs Court in this matter is approved.

Respectfully,
(110484.)

Approved August 19, 1933:

THOMAS HEWES,

FRANK DOW,

Acting Commissioner of Customs.

Acting Secretary of the Treasury.

(T.D. 46599)

Foreign currencies-Rates of exchange

Rates of exchange certified to the Secretary of the Treasury by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York under the provisions of section 522 (c), Tariff

Act of 1930

TREASURY DEPARTMENT,

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS,

Washington, D.C., August 26, 1933.

To Collectors of Customs and Others Concerned:

The appended table of the values of certain foreign currencies as certified to the Secretary of the Treasury by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York under the provisions of section 522 (c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, during the period from August 18 to 24, 1933, inclusive, is published for the information of collectors of customs and others concerned.

(103512.)

FRANK DOW, Acting Commissioner of Customs.

Values of foreign currencies as certified to the Secretary of the Treasury by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York under the provisions of section 522 (c), Tariff Act of 1930

PERIOD AUGUST 18 TO 24, 1933, INCLUSIVE

[blocks in formation]
« AnteriorContinuar »