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This source is an account of a conversation between the 'spivs' and their customer, overheard by the Detective Inspector who was investigating the case.

3a How much money was 1000 coupons worth?

3b £1 in 1940 would be worth about £35 today (source Evelyn Smith, Historical Value of Money in the UK, March 1999). Can you work out how much these 1000 coupons would be worth on the Black Market today?

Evidence of Detective Inspector Capstick used in the case of Rex v. Glazier and Leigh

PRO ref: CRIM 1/1387; Evidence of Detective Inspector Capstick used in the case of Rex v. Glazier and and Leigh