Not really, as they are just paying the cost of the goods, so it's entirely more accurate than a VAT number is. I'm not talking about traveling to London, I'm talking about tailor visits, which certainly were going on in 1957. The only valid difference is the currency appreciation variable, that is a factor. The basic fact remains that what they do on SR has always been for the wealthy. The proles were never sidling up to Poole for a dinner jacket.