The South African Wool Board was constituted in 1946 as an independent and non-profit making statutory board under the Wool Act (Act No 19 of 1946) in response to the rapid rise synthetic replacements for natural wool fibre. It was wound up in 1997.
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^Handbook for Farmers in South Africa: Agriculture and related services. Government Printer. 1957. p. 292.
^Industrial Fibres: A Review of Production, Trade, Consumption and Prices Relating to Wool, Cotton, Man-made Fibres, Silk, Flax, Jute, Hard Fibres and Other Hemps, Mohair and Coir. Commonwealth Secretariat. 1973. p. 52.
^Industry and Trade Summary: Wool and Related Animal Hair. DIANE Publishing. 1998. p. 31. ISBN9781457824913.