On a very poor selection of best and best/good superfine types in 16.5u and finer and a good selection of mainly poorer types in 17.0-19.5u, the fleece market was firm for 17.0-21.5u for lots with low VM and lots measuring above 35nkt. Poorer types and high VM lots were 10/20ac dearer.
Skirtings were 10/20ac dearer for low vm Skirtings in 18.5u and finer, and 10/20ac cheaper for all others.
Open tops were fully firm

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – (no selection)
– best/good style – (no selection)
– poor types – (no selection)

16.0u – spinners – firm
– best style – firm
– best/good style – firm
– poor types – unchanged

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm
– best/good style – unchanged
– poor types – unchanged

17.0u – spinners – unchanged (very limited selection)
– best style – unchanged
– best/good style – plus 15ac
– poor types – firm

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm
– best/good – firm
– poor types – firm

18.0u – spinner & best types – firm
– best/good types – firm
– poor types – plus 10ac

18.5u – best types – (no selection)
– best/good types – firm
– poor types – plus 10ac

19.0u – best/good types – plus 10/20ac
– poor types – plus 10ac

19.5u – best/good types – firm
– poor types – firm

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – plus 10ac
– Poorer types – unchanged

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – unchanged
– Poorer types – unchanged

22.0u and broader – firm

COMP. China /Europe

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/17.5u – plus 10/20ac (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – plus 10/20ac

Low VM poor types – 16.0u/17.5u – plus 10/20ac (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – plus 10/20ac
19.0u/20.0u – plus 10/20ac

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – minus 20ac
17.0/18.5u – minus 20ac
19.0/20.0u – minus 20ac

Prems – 16.0 / 16.5u – firm (on a small selection)
17.0 / 18.5u – firm
19.0 / 20.0u – firm

COMP. China/ Europe

M44

Melb total: 22,356
Selling days: Wednesday / Thursday
National total: 42,015