On a reasonable offering of mainly good, good/best top makers in 17.0mic and broader, with a very limited selection in 16.5 mic and finer, the market started off cheaper for all better types with favorable AM,s.
However, as the sale proceeded the market gained pace and closed at 10/15ac dearer for all better types in 17.0 mic -19.5 mic
Lower types/AM’s (Chinese Types) were 10/15ac cheaper.
In a very small selection 16.5mic and finer were unchanged.

Merino skirtings closed 10/15ac cheaper for less than 3%vm today with 4 – 8% poorer style lots 25/35ac cheaper.

Prems and lambs types in the 44-50HM range again generally unchanged in a small selection of 16.5 to 19.0mic.

FLEECE

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

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good –firm
– poor types –plus 20ac

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

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – plus 10/20ac
– best/good style- plus 10/20ac
– poor types –plus 10/20ac

17.5u – spinners – firm
– best style – firm
– best-good types – plus10/20ac
– Poor style – minus 10/20ac

18.0u – spinner & best types -no selection
– best/good types – firm
– poor types – plus 10/20ac

18.5u – best types – firm
– best/good types- firm
– poor types – minus 20ac

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

19.5u – best/good types – plus 10/20ac
– poor types – irregular

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

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – minus 10ac
– Poorer types – unchanged

22.0u and broader – irregular

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 10/15ac cheaper
18.5u/19.5u – 10/15ac cheaper

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 35/40ac cheaper
18.0u/18.5u – 25/35ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 20/25ac cheaper

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – 35/45ac cheaper
17.0/18.5u – 25/30ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 15/20ac cheaper

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – Unchanged
17.5 / 18.5u – Firm/Unchanged
19.0 / 20.0u – Firm/Unchanged

COMP. China/ Europe