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FUR-FARMING IN CANADA   147

TYPICAL PRICES OF A FEW STAPLE SKINS OF THE HUDSON'S BAY
COMPANY ON THE LONDON FUR AUCTION

By E. Brass

Year

Muskrat,

Mink,

Red Fox,

Lynx,

 

YF, I

YF, II

YF, I, dark

YF, I, large

1882   

.16

.73

3.11

4.87

1883   

.15

.97

2.75

6.09

1884   

.16

1.16

2.75

7.31

1885   

.12

.59

2.07

4.51

1886   

.16

.93

2.56

8.72

1887   

.17

.89

2.60

4.70

1888   

.19

.65

2.50

5.05

1889   

.25

1.50

4.05

7.38

1890   

.22

1.03

2.92

5.73

1891   25

1.36

2.82

6.75

1892   !   .15

1.74

2.92

8.70

1893   17

2.92

2.92

6.70

1894   

.18

1.42

2.75

4.13

1895   

.19

1.58

4.20

4.39

1896   

.24

1.34

2.50

3.33

1897   

.22

1.46

2.50

2.87

1898   

.18

1.89

2.66

3.23

1899   

.16

2.98

4.97

5.12

1900   

.16

2.58

9.00

10.80

1901   

.15

2.44

6.20

7.44

1902   

.13

2.58

8.27

13.38

1903   

.22

2.70

8.03

22.40

1904   

.25

2.37

6.81

12.80

1905   

.17

4.46

7.48

13.15

1906   

.27

4.54

7.67

13.38

1907   

.31

6.58

8.07

12.50

1908   

.41

5.25

9.25

15.60

1909   

.47

5.61

14.96

32.00

1910   

.87

6.34

16.55

39.85


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