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    some alternative news from the fp

    Supposedly at one time of value equivalent to a pound of silver. And the Guinea, originally a gold coin. IIRC you'd still sometimes see professional fees quoted in guineas until the 1960s. It's archaic now.
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    some alternative news from the fp

    To settle this, I thought I'd break out Bob Fisher's tome. The photo on p20 is captioned "the 100 pound cup". The Cup originally belonged to the RYS and describes it as the £100 cup. I was hoping the Garrard & Co website would have something to...

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