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The third wool sale of the season was held on Wednesday, when 14,000 bales were offered. There was a large attendance of buyers, all sec'ions of the trade being fully represented. The) condition of the wool was quite equal to that offered at tbe previous gale, but if anything the catalogue wns more mixed, many late shorn clips be- J ing included. There was very spirited competition throughout the sale, prices for fine wools being fully equal to January prices, and in some cases rather higher rates were realised. Medium and inferior crossbreds sold under excellent competition at an advance of *d to fd Der lb. " The record price was secured tor a portion of the Beaumont clip, 21 bales of meiiao wool realising 14 : } d per lb. The following are the prices realised

to-day compared with those ruling at the January sale :— Feb Jan. d a a a Halfbred— Super ~ 12J to 18$ 12 to 14 Medium to gocd Kitol2~ to llf Infevior .. 9 to 10 9 to 10 Crossbred— Super .. 11 to 13 10* to 11| Medium to good 9£ to 10J 9 to 10 Inferior .. Bto 9 7to 8J Merino— d. ' d; • d. d. Super .. 12 to 14£ 12 to 13| Medium to good 10 to ll| iO toll} Inferior .. 8 to 9 8 to 9 i PlPfiQfl i. i I. Super .. 104 to 124 10 to 11£ Medium to good 8 to 10 7J to 9 Inferior .. 5J to 7 sto 6J Locks .. 4to 6| 34 to 6

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DUNEDIN WOOL SALE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4373, 20 February 1914

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DUNEDIN WOOL SALE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4373, 20 February 1914

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