How much did things cost in 1983?

These are the prices of some items from 1983:

1983
price
Inflation
adjusted
Gallon of petrol£1.76£4.60
Bottle of whisky (Teacher's) (Liptons)£6.89£18
Bottle of sherry (Harvey's Bristol Cream) (Liptons)£3.25£8.50
Kestral lager 4 cans (Liptons)£1.35£3.50
Pint of beer67p£1.75
20 cigarettes - John Player King Size, Extra Mild£1£2.60
Pint of milk21p55p
Prescription£1.40£3.65
22" Toshiba colour TV (Currys)£319.95£835
Panasonic VHS recorder (Currys)£399.95£1000
Commodore 64 computer (Dixons)£199.95£520
Daily Mirror newspaper16p42p
Average house price£36,000£94,000
250g Lurpack butter (Fine Fare)47½p£1.20
100g Nescafé coffee (Tesco)£1.05£2.75
Can of Pepsi cola (Fine Fare)14½p 38p
Ford Sierra 1.6L 5dr car£5,743£15,000
Carlton fridge-freezer (Currys)£169.94£440
Servis automatic washing machine (Currys)£289.95£750
6 packs of crisps (Tesco)47p£1.20
Irish Cheddar cheese (1lb) (Fine Fare)88p£2.30
Flora margarine 250g (Liptons) 31p80p

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