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CHINESE SABLE

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Originally appearing in Volume V11, Page 352 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHINESE SABLE and JAPANESE.—Size 14X42 in. These are similar to the Amur skins previously referred to, but of much poorer quality and generally only suitable for linings. The very palest skins are dyed and made by the Chinese into mandarins' coats, in which form they are found in the London trade sales, but being overdressed they are inclined to be loose in the hair and the colour of the dye is not good. The Japanese kind are imported raw, but are few in numbers, very pale and require dyeing. Value I5s. to I SOs.
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