TITLE: December 19 [year not recorded] Quicksilver - One of the importers is authority for the statement that heavy sales have been made recently from Italy to Germany and to the Orient. This is believed to be the reason for the paucity of offers and the high prices which are being asked by sellers in the primary market. The spot situation is very firm and most sellers have advanced their open quotations to $54 per flask. It is believed that one of the largest holders, who has been entirely out of the -market for some time, will shortly begin to offer goods. This is of course, dependent upon the movement of prices.