How much did things cost in 1972?

These are the prices of a some items from 1972:

1972 priceInflation adjusted
Gallon of petrol35p£3.40
Bottle of whisky (Haig)£2.52£24.00
Bottle of sherry (Harvey's Bristol Cream)£1.25£12.00
Pint of beer (Whitbread Tankard)14-18p£1.32-£1.70
Pint of milk5p47p
White, 1¾lb wrapped and sliced loaf10p94p
22" Pye colour TV (Currys)£239.00£2,250.00
24" Ferguson black & white TV (Currys)£67.00£630.00
The Daily Mirror newspaper3p28p
The Daily Express newspaper3p28p
Average house price£7,000.00£66,000.00
½lb St Ivel Golden Meadow butter (Tesco)11½p£1.08
Maxwell House 4oz coffee (Tesco)25p£2.35
Can of Coke (Co-op)6½p 61p
Ford Cortina car£1,022.00£9,600.00
Zoppas refridgerator (made by Zanussi) (Currys)£32.95£310.00
Servis Supertwin washing machine (Currys)£86.95£820.00
Hoover Automatic Deluxe washing machine (Currys)£105.00£990.00
Golden Wonder crisps 3p28p
One dozen large white eggs22p£2.07
1lb Stork margarine 11½p£1.03

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