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Wool and Skin Sales.

The ordinary fortnightly sale of skins, hides, wool, and fat at the yarns of the various auctioneers to-day was well atteuded by local and outside buyers. There was not a large entry, but the sale wa3 animated throughout, the prices obtained for both fine and coarse-woolled skins being m advance of late rates. As was agreed on at the last sale, a start was made shortly after H o'clock, a.m., the sale concluding at about one o'clock. The following ale prices:—Fat: Rough fat m bags Hi and lgd per lb; renderad f;.t. l}d and lfd per lb; horse hair, Is per lb. Hides : Cow hides fis, 8a 6d, 10a. 12s, Vis 6<3, 13?, 13* 6d, 15s Od to 16s; culf hide 32s 6d. Woo): Mixed fleece wool 9d, 9|d per lb; cast wool B£d per lb; crutohinga m bags sd, s£d, fld, 6Jd pci 1 lb; scoured crutohings IOJd per lb; mixed crutchings and pulled wool 7d per lb. Skins~Merino3—ls 6d, 2s Bd, 2s 9d, 3s, 3s 3d, 3s 6d,.3s lid, 4s, 4s 2d, 43 6cl, 43 7d, 4s Bd, 4s iod,-4s lid, ss, 6s ; hoggets-- Is led, 2s sd, 23 Bd, 2s lid, 3a, 3s 3d, 3s 5d 3s lid, 43, 43 2d, 43 3d, 4g 7d, 4s Bd, 4s lid, 5s 9d, 5s lid; crossbreds—ls 7d, 2s, 2s lOd, 3s 3d, 3s 6(3, 3s 9d, 4a 2d, 4s 3d, 4s 4d, 4s 7d, 4s 9d, ss, 53 2d; butchera' crossbreds—3s lOd, 4s Id, 4s 4d, 43 7d, 5s 7d; pelts—9d, Is Bd. 2a sd; halfbreds—2s Id, 2s 3d, 2s 6d, 2s 9d, 3s Id, 3s Bd, 3s 9d, 4s, 4s Id, 4s 2d, 4s 4d, 4s 6d, 4s 9d, 4s lid, 5s 2d, 5s 7d.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XX, Issue 6582, 29 May 1905

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Wool and Skin Sales. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XX, Issue 6582, 29 May 1905