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From: fjs1net <>
Subject: Then and Now: Value of British Pound Stirling in 1950
Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2009 07:19:06 -0700 (PDT)
I have just found my mother's first British passport; this was issued
That same year, she left England, and traveled by ship to New York, to
marry my dad, who had been living there for a couple of years already.
In the back of her passport, there is a statement of GBP 4.00 value
for "Foreign Exchange for Traveling Purposes".
Presume that this amount was just to cover her trip.
But the question is . . .
What would that GBP 4.00 (4 pounds) be able to buy in 1950, and what
would it be it's equivalent value today?
Any one know?
Many thanks in advance.
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