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For the fourth wool sale of the season held yesterday the following were the offerings, and the order of sale:—Messrs Friedlander Bros. 144 bales, New Zealand Farmers Co-op\ Association 1949 New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co. 551, Messrs Dalgety and Co. 2455, H, Matson and Co. 474, Pyne .and Co. 2306, National Mortgage and Agency Co. 318; total 8297 bales. There was % large attendance of buyers. There were a number of good station clips from North Canterbury, Waimakariri, Rakaia, and Ashburton hill country. As the sale was a clearing up one, there were a large number of odd lots including wool passed m at previous sale. There was good competition, but the sale was somewhat irregular, and prices generally were easier than at jthe previous sale. Bradford buyers operated very cautiously and did not secure a very large share of the offerings. The principal buyers being the French representative and Dunedin and local operators. In the early part of salea considerable proportion of wool was passed in, but when large clips were offered a much better sale resulted. The range of prices during the forenoon was merino, 9d to 15d; half-bred, lOd to 18d; corriedale," 13% dto 18% d; three quarter bred, 10% dto 16 %d; crossbred, lOd to 15% d; long wool, ll%d to* 14% d; down wool 13% d; iambs, 7%d to 16% d; merino pieces, XOd to 13Md; half-bred pieces, 10y 2 d tolß%d cross-breds pieces, 7%d to 15% d; locks and crutchings 5d to 10% d; scoured half-bred, 24% d; scoured cross-breds, 19% d. The following were some of the highest priced clips, half-breds, Hayland 18d pieces, 18% d; Graasmere, 17% d; Corriedale, Rakahuri, 18 3 ,4 d, pieces 17% d; The Brothers, 17% d, Mount Grey over White Rock, 17% d, pieces 17% d; Mount Laurie, 17 V 2 d; merinos, Grassnere, 15d, Manuka Point 14% d.

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CHRISTCHURCH WOOL SALE, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3531, 28 March 1916

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CHRISTCHURCH WOOL SALE Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3531, 28 March 1916

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