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Goodbye Old Friends - Gone but Not Forgotten 50 Years Ago. Bob , Penny Etc

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Not to mention shilling , sixpence , two bob and all my old friends who sometimes mingled in my pockets .

All sadly laid to rest on the 15th Feb 1971.

Golfforall
17 days ago
What do you think of this?
Imnotcheap
Imnotcheap17 days ago

I didn't know that but was before my time. I thought it was longer ago. I do vaguely remember 1/2 pence

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Golfforall
Golfforall
Original Poster
17 days ago

Just what my granddad told me . You could go out for a night with a shilling (5p) , buy a packet of cigs , get drunk and still have enough left for a bag of chips on the way home .

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Imnotcheap
Imnotcheap17 days ago

Now we can't do any of that 😰 but we can get alcohol delivered and reminisce Golfforall

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