How much did things cost in 1988?

These are the prices of some items from 1988:

1988
price
Inflation
adjusted
Gallon of petrol£1.72£3.70
Bottle of whisky (Bell's) (Co-op)£8.29£18
Bottle of sherry (Harvey's Bristol Cream) (Co-op)£3.89£8.40
Carlsberg Special Brew - 1 large can (Spar)89p£1.90
Pint of beer (bitter)91p£2
Pint of lager98p£2.10
20 cigarettes£1.48£3.20
21" Philips colour TV with Teletext and remote (Dixons)£399.99£860
Saisho VHS recorder (Dixons)£229.99£500
Sanyo Camcorder + 14" colour TV with Teletext (Dixons)£1099£2,400
Amstrad computer with disk drive (Dixons)£349.99£750
Hotpoint fridge-freezer (Currys)£349.99£750
Samsun microwave oven (House of Fraser)£139.99£300
Hotpoint automatic washing machine (Electricity Board Shop)£269.99£580
Daily Mirror newspaper20p43p
Average house price£65,000£140,000
250g Acorn butter (Gateway)46p£1
Pepsi cola 2 litres (Tesco)75p £1.60
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth£20,000£43,000
Spar crisps 6 packs59p£1.30
Dozen size 4 eggs (Tesco)69p£1.50
Krona margarine 250g (Safeway)29p63p

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