412. Notice of appropriation.

'Appropriation', for these purposes, means a binding selection by the seller obliging him to deliver to the buyer particular goods, or goods on a particular ship or from a particular source, even though no property in such goods has passed to the buyer1. Many cif contracts include provision for the seller to give to the buyer notice of such an appropriation and specify the particulars which the notice must contain2. Where there is no such provision, a seller ordinarily remains free to tender to the buyer any goods which answer the contract description3. Strict compliance by the seller with the