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Gear Meat price list, 1905

Gear Meat price list, 1905

From the 1880s sheep were also grown for meat as the advent of refrigeration and to a lesser extent preserving opened up markets in Britain. This is the cover of the Gear Meat Preserving and Freezing Company’s price list for its range of meat products.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: EPH-F-MEAT-Gear-080

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Brian Easton, 'Economy - The European economy: a history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/3741/gear-meat-price-list-1905 (accessed 26 July 2017)

Story by Brian Easton, updated 16 Sep 2016