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It just goes to show you should never throw any thing away

£1.49 plus £1.05 postage

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Bus-Tickets-Sheffield-Transport-Dept-Joint-Omnibus-/380162132477?pt=UK_Collectables_Bus_CoachCollectables_SM&hash=item58836dc9fd

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It just goes to show you should never throw any thing away

£1.49 plus £1.05 postage

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Bus-Tickets-Sheffield-Transport-Dept-Joint-Omnibus-/380162132477?pt=UK_Collectables_Bus_CoachCollectables_SM&hash=item58836dc9fd

So 1d used bus ticket is now worth almost 30 bob.

I make that just under 360 times more than its face value!

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So 1d used bus ticket is now worth almost 30 bob.

I make that just under 360 times more than its face value!

and a Guinea to send it through the post

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and a Guinea to send it through the post

Yes, exactly 1 guinea.

I am sure there must be younger members, especially those born after 15 February 1971 (even those "younger" members will soon be 40 :o ) that haven't got the slightest clue what we are talking about.

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Yes, exactly 1 guinea.

I am sure there must be younger members, especially those born after 15 February 1971 (even those "younger" members will soon be 40 :o ) that haven't got the slightest clue what we are talking about.

No not a clue...

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No not a clue...

OK youngster, it Imperial pre-decimal L-S-D money ;-)

Some of us still work and calculate back into it just so that we can moan about modern high prices :rolleyes:

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OK youngster, it Imperial pre-decimal L-S-D money ;-)

Some of us still work and calculate back into it just so that we can moan about modern high prices :rolleyes:

This guy's not having much look. still trying to sell this ticket at £1.49 plus a guinea P&P

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Bus-Tickets-Sheffield-Transport-Dept-Joint-Omnibus-/380162132477?pt=UK_Collectables_Bus_CoachCollectables_SM&hash=item58836dc9fd

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This guy's not having much look. still trying to sell this ticket at £1.49 plus a guinea P&P

http://cgi.ebay.co.u...=item58836dc9fd

Not surprising, really.

Courtesy of my other half being a member of the Transport Ticket Society, I have just received 38 Sheffield Transport / JOC tickets similar to this for the princely sum of £1.20 (free postage & packaging)! In my opinion, £1.49 for one bus ticket is way over the top.

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Not surprising, really.

Courtesy of my other half being a member of the Transport Ticket Society, I have just received 38 Sheffield Transport / JOC tickets similar to this for the princely sum of £1.20 (free postage & packaging)! In my opinion, £1.49 for one bus ticket is way over the top.

and £1.05p p&p

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and £1.05p p&p

Indeed: I am just doing what I normally do when I first see something on ebay - I forget to look at the P & P. Always remember later, though, before putting the bid on.

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Not surprising, really.

Courtesy of my other half being a member of the Transport Ticket Society, I have just received 38 Sheffield Transport / JOC tickets similar to this for the princely sum of £1.20 (free postage & packaging)! In my opinion, £1.49 for one bus ticket is way over the top.

So they have effectively cost you just over 3p each.

Even allowing for a bulk buying discount they can't be worth more than 4p or at most a shilling (5p) each then.

The "Transport Ticket Society" :blink:

That's a new one on me :unsure:

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and £1.05p p&p

Well, if it cost £5 p&p to send tobacco by post from the Channel Islands to mainland Britain in the 1880's I suppose a guinea to send a bus ticket through the post in 2011 isn't as bad as it seems.

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It just goes to show you should never throw any thing away

£1.49 plus £1.05 postage

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Bus-Tickets-Sheffield-Transport-Dept-Joint-Omnibus-/380162132477?pt=UK_Collectables_Bus_CoachCollectables_SM&hash=item58836dc9fd

Shouldn't this have been on ebay forum? C'mon guys, get it right or we'll chuck you off the bus. :)

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Shouldn't this have been on ebay forum? C'mon guys, get it right or we'll chuck you off the bus. :)

Well, it may be an eBay item but it is also a transport item isn't it.

However, given the prices being asked for some fairly ordinary items on eBay recently perhaps we should have a "Sheffield extortionate prices and daylight robbery" section lol

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Seems to be an appropriate thread to add a bit more transport memorabilia ! Those bus and tram fares of modest expense in Sheffield in the 30's and 40's as low as 1d return to school.

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Any info on this one?

old train ticket.jpg

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