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The National Mortgage and Agency Company of New Zealand, Limited, report having offered a. very nice selection on account of Ashburton County clients at the sale held oh Thursday last.

The sale was the best held this sea- > son, and was a highly satisfactory one; and not only was the competition exceedingly keen, but prices in practically all classes showed a slight improvement as against January sales' values-. rA rise of fully a halfpenny to three: farthings per lb. was noticeable: in ordinary crossbreds and the best pieces. We cleared the whole of our catalogue. . ] Our top price, 13d, was obtained for a particularly nice line of 19 bales Ist i combing ewe, belonging to Mr Albert Richards, of Methven and Rakaia. On account of Mr H. J. Harrison, Drayton, Methven, we sold 8 bales Ist combing Merino ewe at l2|d, 10 bales Super ewe at the same price, and for 36 bales Ist combing ewe and wether ll|d. \ fair range of values would be:— d d . Super Merino ..: H£ to 13f Medium Merino 101 to 11| Super ... 12 to 13£ Medium 4-bred 1H to 12 Fine x-bred 10$ to 11-J Strong x-bred 8^ to 9i Best |-bred pieces ... up to 113 2nd pieces "P to 9| Ordinary pieces ...... 6 to 85 AYe will be'represented at the Timaru Sale to be held on Wednesday, 25th February. Catalogues close six clear days before date of sale.—National Mortgage and Agency Co. of New Zealand, Limited, Wool Salesmen. 2 185

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WOOL SALE REPORT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914

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WOOL SALE REPORT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914

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