What about the ivory used in the piano man's restoration?

DENVER - Many Next viewers did a double-take when we told you about a rare piano, newly restored here in Denver.

Marshall Luke of Luke Piano Company restored a Steinway Monitor Grand, of which there may be only five in the world.

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We mentioned that he replaced the ivory keys. That raised concerns in some of you as to how he obtained those, if buying and selling ivory is banned.

A fair question. Luke told us he bought the ivory before last year’s crackdown on ivory, when you simply had to prove that the ivory was harvested long ago.

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