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  • In October and November they are weighed and sent to market, packed in chests containing as nearly as possible i picul = 133 31b, the petals and leaves of the poppy being used as packing materials.
  • For the Chinese market the opium is usually packed in chests containing 102 shahmans (of 131 Ib), so that on arrival it may weigh 1 Chinese picul (=1331 lb), 5 to io% being allowed for loss by drying.
  • Eighty ticals equal one chang and fifty chang equal one haph, equivalent to the Chinese picul, or 1332lt avoirdupois.

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