The Wellington Meat Export Company was established in 1881 with the aim of exporting frozen animal carcasses and dairy products to England. It wasn’t until April 1883 that the first shipment of 5794 sheep and 352 quarters of beef were dispatched to England. Between January and February of 1894 the company shipped around 80,000 sheep and lambs and 800 tons of butter.
Print Type: Invitation Acceptance
Card: QV 1d Green – Lake Manapouri (Samuel: AA.9a(i))
Print Type: Order Form
Card: EVII 1d Blue (Samuel: AB.1a)
Print Type: Stock Consignment Notice
Card: EVII ½d Blue (Samuel: AB.2a)