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8   COMMISSION OF CONSERVATION

The following is a list of common misdescriptions:

VARIETY   SOLD AS-

American sable    Real Russian sable

Fitch, dyed    Sable

Goat, dyed   Bear

Hare, dyed    Sable or fox

Kid    Lamb or broadtail

Marmot, dyed    Mink, sable or skunk

Mink, dyed   Sable

Musquash (muskrat), dyed    Mink or sable

Musquash, pulled and dyed    Seal, electric seal, Red River seal or Hudson seal

Nutria, pulled and dyed    Seal, electric seal, Red River seal or Hudson seal

Nutria, pulled, natural   Beaver and otter

Opossum, sheared and dyed    Beaver

Otter, pulled and dyed    Seal

Rabbit, dyed   Sable or French sable

Rabbit, sheared and dyed    Seal, electric seal, Red River seal, Hudson seal and seal musquash

Rabbit, white    Ermine

Rabbit, white, dyed    Chinchilla

Wallaby, dyed   Skunk

White hare   Fox and other similar names

Dyed furs of all kinds    Natural

White hairs inserted in foxes and sables   Real or natural furs

The following list has been published by the London Chamber of Commerce as permissible descriptions:

NAME OF FUR   PERMISSIBLE DESCRIPTION

American sable    Canadian sable or real sable

Fitch, dyed    Sable fitch

Goat, dyed   Bear goat

Hare, dyed    Sable hare or fox hare

Kids    Karakule kids

Marmot, dyed    Sable marmot, mink marmot or skunk marmot

Mink, dyed   Sable mink

Musquash (muskrat), pulled and dyed   Seal musquash

Nutria, pulled and dyed    Seal nutria

Nutria, pulled, natural   Beaver nutria or otter nutria

Opossum, sheared and dyed    Beaver opossum

Otter, pulled and dyed    Seal otter

Rabbit, dyed    Sable coney

Rabbit, sheared and dyed    Seal coney or musquash coney

Rabbit, white    Mock ermine

Rabbit, white, dyed    Chinchilla coney

Wallaby, sheared and dyed   Skunk wallaby

White hare    Imitation fox or mock fox

White hairs inserted in foxes or sables    Pointed fox or sable


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