HIDES — DEFINITION OF PRICES
HIDES — DEFINITION OF PRICES—What is meant when this is quoted on a price list: Dry Hides. Dry Flint, .22; Dry Salted,.19; Dry Flint Culls, .151,4; Dry Salted Culls, .14 .4; Green Hides, Green Salted, .12¼; Green Glue.
These terms refer to cattle-hides and not furs. A dry flint hide is one simply dried without salt; a dry salted hide is one cured with salt; culls are second grades; green salted hides are those that have been salted but not dried, and green glue hides are those that have spoiled and are not good for leather—they are used for making glue. The figures quoted are the prices per pound.
Harding, A.R.. 3001 Questions and Answers. Columbus, Oh: A.R. Harding, 1913.
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