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4:46pm on Thursday, 1st October, 2015:

Bill of Fare


This is from my 1951 Buffalo Bill Wild West Annual, from a strip about the California gold rush of 1849:

I remember being amazed as a child that prices went up so much that eggs could cost 5 shillings each.

5 shillings is 25p in today's currency. Sainsbury's eggs are £1.40 for 6, or 23p each.

Not long to go now...

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