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Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 488 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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XHDX . . 27 261-2 321 to 33 434 34 35 42 34 36 33 W . 16 to 161 152 to 16 222 to 24 31 18 to 22 29 23 24 24 St Petersburg 28 to 29 26 to 27 32 to 322 46 37 33 49 36 42 38 Bajetsky . Jaropol . . 24 to 25 23 to 234 30 42 32 30 42 33 35 33 Tows 24 to 24i 23 to 23i 241 to 25 311 32 32 42 32 34 322 Mologin . . Novgorod . ' 232 to 244 ' 23 126 to 262 33 311 322 41 311 37 341 Archangel— , 1 1 and 2 tow . 25 24 to 241 26 to 27 32 31 32 41 31-a 324 31 2nd Codilla . 25 24 to 244 251 to 26 32 31 32 41 32 33 31 special marks. The following names amongst others are given to the fibre::--Archangel, Bajetsky, Courish, Dorpat, Drogobusher, Dunaberg, Fabrichnoi, Fellin, Gja,tsk, Glazoff, Griazourtz, I•washkower, Jaransk, Janowitz, Jaropol, Jaroslav, Kama, Kashin, Konigsberg, Kostroma, Kotelnitch, Kowns, Krasnoholm, Kurland (Courland), Latischki, Livonian Crowns, Malmuish, Marienberg, Mochenetz, Mologin, Newel, Nikolsky, Nolinsk, Novgorod, Qpotchka, Ostroff, Ostrow, Otbornoy, Ouglitch, Pernau, Pskoff, Revel, Riga, Rjeff, St Petersburg, Seretz, Slanitz, Slobodskoi, Smolensk, Sytcheffka, Taroslav, Tchesna, Totma, Twer, Ustjuga, Viatka, Vishni, Vologda, Werro, Wiasma, Witebsk. These names indicate the particular district in which the flax has been grown, but it is more general to group the material into classes such as Livonian Crowns, Rija Crowns, Hoffs, Wracks, Drieband, Zins, Ristens, Pernau, Archangel, &c. The quotations for the various kinds of flaxes are made with one or other special mark termed a base mark; this usually, but not necessarily, indicates the lowest quality. The September-October 1906 quotations appeared as under: Livonian . . basis K £26 to £27 Hoffs . ,, HD £2, to r2 Pernau , D £28 to £28 : to Dorpat , D £32 to £32 : 10 cleaned: It will, of course, be understood that the base mark is subject to variation, the ruling factors being the amount of crop, quality and demand. 1 8 and 2, which means So % of one quality and 20 % of another. Sometimes other proportions obtain, while it is not unusual to have quotations for flaxes containing four different kinds. Of the lower qualities of Riga flax the following may be named: W, Wrack flax. PW, Picked wrack flax.
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