Turtle shell guitar

Endangered species

front view of guitar

Turtles are protected as an endangered species under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora). This guitar features a sound box made from a rare turtle shell.

One of the roles of the UK Border Force is to help control the illegal, and often cruel, trade in animals and endangered species.

back view of guitar

This object is not currently on display.

Accession number CENM1995.105