Shortly after the start of World War II, faced with rapid price inflation, the British Woolworths abandoned their sixpenny price limit.
Entrance was by a sixpenny refreshment ticket and the star was Sam Cowell, who had been lured from Evans ' Supper Rooms.
While there, he published a sixpenny book, Soyer 's Charitable Cookery, giving part of the proceeds to various charities.
Sixpenny illustrated magazines commenced with Good Words (1860) and the Quiver (1861), both religious in tendency.
If a horse to be shod, or any broken tool were left with a sixpenny piece at the entrance of the cave the repairs would presently be executed.