Sign - Conditions of Sale, Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, 1 Nov 1982 Object Reg. No: SH 900093

Framed notice - Associated Stock and Station Agents of Melbourne Conditions of Sale for implementation 1st November 1982. Hung outside the Council Administration Office at the Newmarket Saleyards.

The Newmarket Sales commenced with the ringing of the bell at 8am. Before any livestock auction, the clerk or auctioneer read the specified Conditions of Sale. As soon as the conditions of sale (commonly known as 'prayers') were completed, they were signed off and the auctioneer started the bidding.
Framed notice. 15 articles, with space for signature, printed on a flattened triple-folded sheet that has been repaired with adhesive tape. Paper backing. Frame is wooden, plain, with masonite backing. Metal plate protruding from either side to mount frame.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from State Government of Victoria Major Projects Unit, 1990
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 42.00 cm (Height), 2.50 cm (Width), 44.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: livestock, rural industry, livestock sale yards, making history - newmarket saleyards
Themes this item is part of: Stock & Station Agents at the Newmarket Saleyards, Auctioneering at the Newmarket Saleyards, Sustainable Futures Collection, Glossary of the Newmarket Saleyards, Sale Days & Sale Records at the Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Livestock Markets
Tertiary Classification: signage
Inscriptions: Text: 'ASSOCIATED STOCK AND STATION/AGENTS OF MELBOURNE/CONDITIONS OF SALE/(Adopted 13.9.82 for implementation on 1.11.82)'. [Extensive text]
Place Used: Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, 1982 - 1987

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