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Business Notices. £ **- THIS ADVERTISEMENT SHOULD BE CAREFULLY READ AND REMEMBERED BY EVERYONE IN TERESTED IN FENCING. THE PATENT OVAL . SAMSON FENCE WIRE ETaa now been before the public for four years, and during that time 5,000 TONS HAVE BEEN SOLD Giving very great satisfaction, in proof of which we hold numerous testimonials from well-known colonists ; and the demand is daily increasing-to such an extent, that numerous spurious imitations have lately been introduced in the various markets of Australia and New’ Zealand, for the sole purpose of damaging the reputation of the Patent Oval 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 imitations already referred to. A comprehensive circular as to its advantages, with numerous testimonials irom well-known colonists, will be posted to any address on application. The state Fprests 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 ; Patentee’s Tally or Trade M B R IN PADLOCK. ■,; ; . - "iManufactured by the Whitecross Wire Company, Warrington, England. Was patented and introduced four years ago in Victoria, iNew South ;■ Wales, Queensland, and New Zealand ; and the principalclaimset fourth was itsfceingmado 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. Wo would point out to intending purchasers that any person 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 can be made. We have had instances brought under oui notice where somepersonshave 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 th se practices are at once stopped. And the Mark : ADDRESS M £ Lean Bros. & Rigg, IMPORTER , 69 ELIZABETH STREET MELBOURNE TRADE MARK. : M B R IN PADLOCK. We undertake through our agents, to deliver the Patent Oval Samson Wire at any port in Australia or New Zealand, ither direct from England or Melbourne. Inquiries by telegram promptly answered. Notice. REWARD.—Fencers throughout the Colonies who, can give information as to the erection of Oval Wire Fences, other than the Patent Oval Samson Wire, will find it to their advantage to communicate with Messrs. M’Lean Brothers and Rigg, 69 Elizabeth Street Melbourne.

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 354, 26 May 1881

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 354, 26 May 1881