HALIFAX DAILY COURIER & GUARDIAN, 9 MARCH 1932 : Thumbing through a 90 year old newspaper and I find an advert that appeals to me. I think I would look good in that overcoat, and it is a bargain at only £3.15p. But, hang on a moment: according to the Bank of England’s On-Line Inflation Calculator that would correspond to a hefty £234 these days. And, let’s face it, I’m a bit short and a lot fat …. it just wouldn’t look the same on me!