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HOW PRICES HAVE MOVED SINCE DECIMAL DAY

... HOW PRICES HAVE MOVED SINCE DECIMAL DAY SEE HOW shares have risen since Decimal Day. Shops like Marks, Boots and Burton are up between 28 per cent. to 40 per cent. in four months; breweries like Bass, Allied and Watney are a:1 up more than 25 per cent ...

Published: Tuesday 01 June 1971
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 281 | Page: 21 | Tags: none

Dotty about decimals

... workers are asking for what amounts to worry money when Britain's currency goes decimal next February. BANK WORKERS want a Decimal- Day bonus for the strain of converting our money into New Pence. Their own words are that they will be in the front line ...

Published: Thursday 05 November 1970
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 279 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

The basic facts

... in twelves and twenties as we do now, When do we change to decimal money? Monday, 15 February 1971. This will be D (for Decimal) Day. Why are we changing? It's quicker and easier. (Ask the school children. They are already doing decimal money sums.) It's ...

Published: Friday 29 January 1971
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 451 | Page: 16 | Tags: none

Is known as a • mis-strike —a coin which got into the wrong stamping machine. batch which was missed Reg

... Reg Denny. who runs the pub, the Heroes of Alma, by the checkers. The coin was made In Hampstead. said: shortly before decimal day. No hard feelings. Alf is It was one of 1.400.000.000 a regular customer here. By JACK LEWIS 2p coins struck. Maybe he'll ...

Published: Wednesday 19 January 1972
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 79 | Page: 9 | Tags: none

Stakes up -but you can

... POOLS . . . by Longsight BASIC treble chance stakes will increase by twenty per cent. on Saturday the pools companies' Decimal Day. All six big firms are sticking as closely as possible to their existing stakes but the new currency makes exact conversion ...

Published: Wednesday 17 February 1971
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 103 | Page: 20 | Tags: none

Silence

... disaster area witih medical supplies. It's vital to your business to - study this booklet now! 15th February, 1971 is D (for Decimal) Day If you have not yet seen a copy of 'New money in your shop,' or if you want a further copy, post this coupon today. Or ...

Published: Monday 30 March 1970
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 191 | Page: 1, 2 | Tags: none

A probe into the 6d

... from Pago*One policy was to keep the sixpence only during th e changeover period of about twelve months, which will follow Decimal Day on February 15 next year The announcement was made in the Commons by Treasury Minister of State William Rodgers. But he ...

Published: Friday 20 February 1970
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 217 | Page: 24 | Tags: none

LABOUR 'HID POST PLAN'

... the offing. Last spring, the Labour Government were warned that if stamps at the new tariff were going to be ready by Decimal Day next February, printing would have to start soon. Mr. Chataway claimed. The order to print was given with the full knowledge ...

Published: Thursday 08 October 1970
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 173 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

NEWSPA PE R seller Bill Tanner Just Couldn't get the hang of decimal money. cinema He had worked his pitch

... of decimal money. cinema He had worked his pitch home tla for thirty-five years an d Septemb was never bothered before Decimal Day. His bo But after February 15, days lat Thames he became worried because Bridge, he couldn't cope Earlier this month, hI ...

Published: Thursday 16 September 1971
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 173 | Page: 14 | Tags: none

Goodbye to all that

... same again. This weekend we prepare to say goodbye to the most familiar term in our working lives: £-s.-d. For Monday is Decimal Day, when the new system of pounds and pence starts to take over. There will be difficulties for everybody—at first. There will ...

Published: Saturday 13 February 1971
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 167 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Profit

... their way to the first two dozen all correct entries examined in my office yesterday. Here are the correct answers: 1. (a) Decimal Day is February 15. 1971. 2. (c) 'There will be six Nicest letter cam e decimal coins in circula- from a teacher at a tion then—half ...

Published: Tuesday 17 February 1970
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 222 | Page: 21 | Tags: none

ADVERTISEMENT AN URGENT MESSAGE MOM 'THE POST OFFICE. Please collect this week's pension or allowance before 1 ..

... NT AN URGENT MESSAGE MOM 'THE POST OFFICE. Please collect this week's pension or allowance before 1 o'clock on Friday. Decimal Day is next Monday, February Isth. To prepare for it, we must temporarily close all Post Offices, including sub-Offices, which ...

Published: Wednesday 10 February 1971
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 232 | Page: 10 | Tags: none