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    Re: What was cheaper in the 1970s?

    Some time ago I glanced a magazine article (it might have been a lad's mag) that listed the price of certain items in 1970, the price today, and how much they should cost adjusting for inflation. It...
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    Re: What was cheaper in the 1970s?

    This is politically incorrect - cigarettes and tobacco.

    Prescription medicine charges. From 1971 to July 1979 the cost of a prescription was just 20p. The Thatcher government increased it to 45p,...
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    Re: What was cheaper in the 1970s?

    Some time ago I mentioned stamp vending machines. I believe that the machines in the 1970s took 10p coins and the 50p coin machines replaced them after 1980.

    I'm not sure whether the cost of...
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    What was cheaper in the 1970s?

    The 1970s was a decade characterised by high inflation but what was, on average, cheaper in the 1970s (after adjusting for inflation since 1979) than in more recent years?

    A few potential...
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