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Business Notices. Sir THIS advertisement should RE CAREFULLY READ AND REMEMBERED, BY .EVERYONE IN TERESTED IN FENCING. THE PATENT OVAL " SAMSON FENCE WIRE Has npw been before the public for four years, and during that time 6,000 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 introduceddn the various markets of, Australia and New Zpaland, 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. J®-A comprehensive circular as to its advantages, with numerous testimonials xrom weU-ltnown colonists, will bo posted to any address on application. 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 1 i PATENT OVAL SAMSON WIRE, IN OVAL ; And the 1 Patentee’s Tally or Trade Mark:— ■ •. . ■ : • . M, , B , • R . - , , Manufactured by the Whitecross Wire Company, Warrington, England. Was patented and introduced four years ago iri Victoria,' New South Wales, Quceitisland, arid New Zealand ; and the principal olaimset fourtliwas itsbeingmade' Oval to prevent fraud. Yet, iii the face of these patents,- firms—many of respecaltfy 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 person erecting Oval Wire Fences, other than the,- Patent Oval Samson, renders himself liable- for damages. The Patent Acta on thia point are very explicit; therefore, * after this , notice, no excuse can be made. ‘ We have had instanpes brought under our notice where some 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 th se practices are at once stopped. ADDRESS M s Lean Bros. & Rigg 5 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. -r-Fencers throughout the Colonies who can give information as to the erection ofOvalWire Fences* other tfian the Patent Oval Samson Wire, will find it to their advantage to communicate with Messrs. M’Loan Brothers and Rigg, 69 Elizabeth Street Melbourne.

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 357, 30 May 1881

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 357, 30 May 1881