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Business N( S 3" THIS ADVERTISED BE CAREFULLY RE MEMBERED BY El TERESTED IN FENC] I THE PATENT SAMSON FENC Has now been before the years, and during t 5,000 TONS HAVE 3 Giving very great satisfacti which we hold numerous te well-known colonists ; and daily increasing to such a numerous spurious imitatic been introduced in the vari Australia and New Zealand purpose of damaging the re; Patent Oval Samson Wire. The Samsor

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 K 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 principal claim set fourth was itabeingmada 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 perssn 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 n~ excuse can be made. We have had instances brought under our 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. ADDRESS M s Lean Bros. & Rigg, IMPORTER , 69 ELIZABETH STREET MELBOURNE TRADE MARK t M B 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. r* • c . 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 Bigg, 69 Elizabeth Street Melbourne.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 8, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 399, 19 July 1881

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