• Short Summary

    "THE DECIMAL CURRENCY BOARD CLAIM THAT THE 6d WILL EVENTUALLY LOSE ITS APPEAL AND DROP OUT OF CIRCULATION ALTOGETHER AFTER DECIMALIZATION.

  • Description

    "THE DECIMAL CURRENCY BOARD CLAIM THAT THE 6d WILL EVENTUALLY LOSE ITS APPEAL AND DROP OUT OF CIRCULATION ALTOGETHER AFTER DECIMALIZATION. IF THAT HAPPENS LONDON TRANSPORT COULD BE IN REAL TROUBLE AND SO TO TRY TO MAINTAIN THE FLOW OF 6d'S THEY'VE DECIDED TO HOARD AWAY MILLIONS OF THEM AND THEN PUT THEM INTO CIRCULATION LATER......"
    ".....SO THE BANKS HAVE THE DIFFICULT TASK OF FINDING GBP30,000 WORTH OF 6ds WEIGHING 4 1/2 TONS TO BE SENT EACH DAY TO THIS TEMPORARY PACKING DEPT., WHERE MACHINES PUT THE 6ds INTO CONVENIENT 1/6d TUBES. AFTER DECIMAL DAY THESE WILL BE CIRCULATED BY THE BUS CREWS AT THE RATE OF A MILLION AND A QUARTER A DAY."
    SIR RICHARD NEIGH SPEAKS ABOUT WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF THE 6d DISAPPEARS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1R56W62JOJGT2N0T3DL21C8FO
    Media URN:
    VLVA1R56W62JOJGT2N0T3DL21C8FO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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