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    1976 Argos catalogue scan...


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    Those were the days! I remember the excitement when Argos opened in Harrogate. Great year 1976: fabulous summer, first summer in secondary school... * hobbles off with zimmer frame *

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyberNerd View Post
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    That was chrome, firefox was ok. not seen that before....

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    I remember the toys !

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    I remember some of them too - though 1976 is 2 years before my time.. but mid 80s toys werent much different..

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    I like. A whole 2 pages of watches, the current Argos catalogue has about 25+!
    I love the toys, I used to have the Airfix pontoon bridge set and the Vertibird helicopter, which was one of my most favorite childhood toys

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    Wow I keep seeing things there I had as a child. The tiny snooker table with red legs/pockets. The magnetic/green chalkboard, the colourful toy phone And one of those Bontempis!

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    I had that blackboard and the toy phone!

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    I'm still using the Crosby trouser press

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    My God! Have you seen the price of the car radio cassette players? Cosidering this was the mid-70's their most expensive player was 72.95, which in todays money (using this rather wonderful site here: Measuring Worth - Measures of worth, inflation rates, saving calculator, relative value, worth of a dollar, worth of a pound, purchasing power, gold prices, GDP, history of wages, average wage) works out at anywhere between 403 and 829 depending on method used. Not cheap that in car audio gear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    My God! Have you seen the price of the car radio cassette players? Cosidering this was the mid-70's their most expensive player was 72.95, which in todays money (using this rather wonderful site here: Measuring Worth - Measures of worth, inflation rates, saving calculator, relative value, worth of a dollar, worth of a pound, purchasing power, gold prices, GDP, history of wages, average wage) works out at anywhere between 403 and 829 depending on method used. Not cheap that in car audio gear.
    Bet it was more reliable too though.. and think of the hours of fun detanlging your casette tapes as well

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