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Business Notices. r. rso «ar THIS ADVERTISEMENT SHOULI BE CAREFULLY READ AND RE MEMBERED 'BY EVERYONE IN TERESTED IN FENCING. THE PATENT OVAL SAMSON FENCE WIRE > c ' Has now been before the public for fou: years, and during that time 5,00,0 TONS HAVE BEEN SOLD S' B Giving very great satisfaction, in proof o: which we hold numerous testimonials fron well-known colonists ; and the demand if daily increasing to such an extent, thai numerous spurious imitations bave lateh been introduced in the various markets oi Australia and New Zealand, for the sole purpose of damaging the reputation of the Patent Qval Samson Wire. ■ The Samson Wire By using the Patent Oval. Fence Wire * you get a better and cheaper fence than any other, and the best proofs are the ? nutations already referred to. > jfiSf-A comprehensive circular as to its advantages, with numerous testimonials from well-known colonists, will be posted to any address on applicatiou. The state Forests of Victoria are fenced with the Patent Oval Samson Fence Wire; the one at Dookie is, without doubt, the best Wire Fence in Australia, and people come from great distances to see it. PRICES GREATLY REDUCED The public, when purchasing, are therefore cautioned to see that each coil bears a tin tally thus : PATENT OVAL SAMSON WIRE, IN OVAL; And the Patentee’s Tally or Trade Mark : M B 11 IN PADLOCK. Manufactured by the Whitecross Wire Company, Warrington, England. Was patented and introduced four years ago in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, and New Zealand ; and the principalclaimset fourth was its being made Oval to prevent fraud. • Yet, in the face of these patents, firms—many of respecaltry standing—have, for the sake of a paltry commission, lent themselves to the introduction of various spurious imitations, which render them liable to actions at law, and annoyance and disappointment to the users. We would point out to intending purchasers that any persen erecting Oval Wire Fences, other than the Patent Oval Samson, renders himself liable for damages. The Patent Acts on this point are very explicit; therefore, after this notice no excuse canbehiade. Wehave had instances brought under out notice where seme persons have been so unprincipled as to mix the Spurious Oval Wire amongst the Patent Oval Samson in order to make a sale, and damage the the reputation of the genuine article. We have a great aversion to take legal proceedings in this matter, but shall be compelled to, in self-defence, unless these practices are at once stopped. ADDRESS M j Lean Bros. & Rigg 3 IMPORTER , ; 69 ELIZABETH STREET, MELBOURNE TRADE MARK I M B R IN PADLOCK. f . .We undertake through our agents, to ■; deliver the Patent Oval Samson Wire at any port in Australia or New Zealand, 7, ither direct from England or Melbourne. 5 Inquiries by telegram promptly 1 answered. Notice. b ) 7 REWARD. —Fencers throughout the ® Colonies who can give information as tc r the, erection of Oval Wire Fenpes, othei 7' than the Patent Oval Samson Wire, will * find it to their advantage to commuhicatc . with Messrs. M’Lean Brothers and Rigg, p 69 Elizabeth Street Melbourne. B

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 195, 18 November 1880

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 195, 18 November 1880