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Exceptionally high pricea were realised for medium and coarse cross bred wools at the third sale of the Wellington series held at the Town Hall on Tuesday. There waa a full bench of buyers and from the outset; i it % was made quite plain tbat competition was going to be exceptionally keen. The attention of buyers was concentrated almost entirely on wools suitable for khaki for uniforms. What are technically known a-? 46's cardings " d" i"d : ;.!_u [y'o were most in request, providing woollens cmi nently' suitable for military require ments. Since tbe sales were held hero in December prices have advanced fully l|-d per pound, a sen eational advance for so abort ao inter val, and since the Invercargill sales, only a few days ago, tbe rise has been fully ii co £ d per pound on the prices paid "there for a Bimilar class of wools. The combined catalogues totalled 22,219 bales. The range of prices to day and at the December sales waa as follows (the latter rates being given in parentheses) .—Merino 9d to lOd, (in December 9d to 10d); balfbred, super iiiHiHihwimh-I mnimimmimmniummmmmmamKmmmMiamii^nmm.'Bmi'mi

13-Jd to 14frl (llfd to 13-}) ;'halfbred medium 11 id to 12Jd (lOd to 11-1) ; Southdown, 13Jd to 14£ d ; crossbred, 13d to 18|1 (10 : j-d to 12irl); crossbred medium, 12_d to 13d (9-id to Hi); crossbred?, coarse, ll|d to 12-£ d (Did tn lOJd) , crossbred, inferior 8M 'o 10 ; /d en <Jid); crossbred, p'eces and Miie.H, 7P to lOi'd , (6_rd tp,9jd), halfbred pioceg and holies. 7id tolOJd (7d to Od); Klaiijijd pieces and locks 3_l to 53-d (3'; dto Bid); lambs,- best 131 to Hi (Hid to 12Jd); lambs, mfedium, lljd to 12£ d (lOd to 111) • lambs, inferior and stained, 6id to lOd (8d to 19d).

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WELLINGTON WOOL SALE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3474, 29 January 1915

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WELLINGTON WOOL SALE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3474, 29 January 1915

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