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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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Brian Easton, 'Economy - The European economy: a history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 April 2024)

Story by Brian Easton, updated 1 Sep 2016