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Forbes Times (NSW: 1912 – 1920), Friday 5 March 1915

Wool Reports

Winchcombe, Carson Ltd. have received the following wire from there Brisbane office :— “Brisbane wool market opened strong. Prices fully equal to late Sydney rates. Bradford and France buying more heavily. America still operating keenly. Good demand Spanish and Italian account. Bulky skirtings selling owners’ favor. Improved inquiry for faulty lines.”

John Bridge and Co. report :— Woolgrowers, in these days of depression, will read with keen interest the following:— At the wool sales on February 24th, John Bridge and Co. obtained for 141 bales of fleece wool, part of R. J. Mulligan’s “Bailey Park” clip from Cooney Creek Armidale, an average price of over 15¼d per lb, which worked out in cash at an average of practically £19 5s per bale. For the whole clip, consisting of 265 bales, including all skirtings and locks, an average of £17 per bale was obtained. The top price for the fleece wool was 16½d per lb. which constitutes a record for this season, and even, exceeds last season’s record of 16d. The pieces realised 13½d, a price which establishes another record for the present season, and beats any price obtained for pieces during the past three seasons. The bellies were sold at 10d, crutchings at 5¾d, and locks at 5¾d. These handsome prices go to show that capable management and proper handling of a clip tell their own tale.

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April 24, 2013 at 8:26 am

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