How much did things cost in 1985?

These are the prices of some items from 1985:

1985
price
Inflation
adjusted
Gallon of petrol£2.00£4.75
Bottle of whisky (Grant's) (Tesco)£6.99£17
Bottle of sherry (Harvey's Bristol Cream) (Tesco)£3.65£8.60
Liebfraumilch (Tesco)£1.69£4
Martini Rosso (Tesco)£2.55£6
Kestrel lager 4 cans (Tesco)£1.39£3.30
Pint of beer77p£1.80
20 cigarettes - Lambert & Butler King Size£1.15£2.70
22" Grundig colour TV (Currys)£339.99£800
Sharp VHS recorder (Allders)£369.99£880
Sinclair Spectrum+ computer£129.99£300
Mobile phone - Motorola 8000X£3000£7000
Daily Mirror newspaper17-18p40-43p
Average house price£43,000£102,000
250g St Ivel Golden Meadow West Country butter45p£1.07
100g Maxwell House coffee (Tesco)£1.33£3.20
Coca-Cola 4 cans(Asda)63p £1.50
Ford Sierra 1.3 Saloon£5,788£13,800
Lec fridge-freezer (Currys)£149.99£360
Hotpoint automatic washing machine (Currys)£259.90£620
Sanyo microwave oven (Currys)£199.99£480
Sainsbury's 6 packs of crisps69p£1.60
English Cheddar cheese (1lb) (Littlewoods)£1.10£2.60
Flora margarine 250 (Asda)38p90p

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