Archives, Assorted Documents from Local Businesses; 1911-1970; WY.0000.1306


Archives, Assorted Documents from Local Businesses

About this object

Archival folder of assorted documents from Wyndham and surrounding areas.

There are tags, cheque books, consignment notes, accounts from various businesses, a superannuation certificate, notice to attend a medical certificate sent by the NZ Military Forces, notebook with costs of fruit in 1947, valuation certificate dated 1911, assorted receipts.

Envelope of dockets from Sutherland Stores of Edendale from the
1940s - it is interesting to note that 6lb sugar was 2/- and a lb of butter 1/1, 2lb honey 2/-

1970s - R. M. McKay and Co, Wyndham , 6lb sugar was 65c, 1lb butter 34c, no honey price.

2020 - Countdown, Invercargill - 6lb sugar $8, Butter $5.40 lb and honey is now $14 for 2lb

What will the prices be 30 years from now?

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Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, paper
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card
inorganic,processed material, metal, nickel


not measured

Subject and Association Keywords

Business and Retail

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