AUG 3 1990
Ms. Kathy Gasser
Wholesale Supply Co.,Inc.
P.O. Box 24600
Nashville, TN 37202
RE: The tariff classification of a Mystery Color Case from
Dear Ms. Gasser:
In your letter dated July 12, 1990, you requested a tariff
The item is a set of writing implements consisting of 1
Mystery eraser, 10 mystery color markers, 5 Jumbo mystery color
markers, 6 color crayons, 1 crayon sharpener, 6 printing stamps,
1 mystery color stamp pad, 6 sheets to color, secret message
sheets, and a plastic organizer tray. It is packaged in a vinyl
carrying case which is fitted to hold the contents.
The applicable subheading for the mystery color case will be
9608.20.0000 Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
(HTS), which provides for felt tipped and other porous-tipped
pens and markers. The rate of duty will be 8 percent ad valorem.
This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Section
177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).
A copy of this ruling letter should be attached to the entry
documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If the
documents have been filed without a copy, this ruling should be
brought to the attention of the Customs officer handling the
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport