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Steamship Ticket - Tourist Cabin - United States Lines S.S. Leviathan, 1932

United States Lines, Tourist Cabin Contract Ticket, Dutch Woman, Rotterdam (Cherbourg) to New York aboard the S.S. Leviathan.

Steamship Ticket - Tourist Cabin - United States Lines S.S. Leviathan, 1932

UNITED STATES LINES INC.

CONTRACT TICKET No. 30690

9. Rue des Mathurins, 9 - Paris

Tourist Cabin Contract Ticket

Steamer: Leviathan

to Sail from Cherbourg to New York

on the 10th day of September 1932

Full Name: Miss Joan MARECHAL

Deck E, Room 76, Berth 2

Nationality: Holland

Issued in Exchange For

  • PA17527
  • Issued By 89648
  • Place: Rotterdam
  • Date: Left 7 1932

Ocean Fare (off Rotterdam) $94

U. S. Head Tax: $8

Total $ 102

Deposit: $102

Balance Due: $0

View the related Passenger List for Westbound Voyage of the Leviathan that departed from Bremen on 9 September 1932 to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg.

Relative Value of $102 from 1932

In 2010, the relative value of $102 from 1932 ranges from $1,400.00 to $25,200.00.

A simple Purchasing Power Calculator would say the relative value is $1,630.00. This answer is obtained by multiplying $102 by the percentage increase in the CPI from 1932 to 2010.

This may not be the best answer.

The best measure of the relative value over time depends on if you are interested in comparing the cost or value of a Commodity, Income or Wealth, or a Project. For more discussion on how to pick the best measure, read the essay "Explaining the Measures of Worth."

If you want to compare the value of a $102 Commodity in 1932 there are four choices. In 2010 the relative:
real price of that commodity is $1,630.00
real value of that commodity is $3,910.00
labor value of that commodity is $4,820.00 (using the unskilled wage) or $6,050.00 (using production worker compensation)
income value of that commodity is $10,200.00


If you want to compare the value of a $102 Income or Wealth, in 1932 there are four choices. In 2010 the relative:

historic standard of living value of that income or wealth is $1,630.00
contemporary standard of living value of that income or wealth is $3,910.00
economic status value of that income or wealth is $10,200.00
economic power value of that income or wealth is $25,200.00


If you want to compare the value of a $102 Project in 1932 there are four choices. In 2010 the relative:

historic opportunity cost of that project is $1,400.00
contemporary opportunity cost of that project is $3,910.00
labor cost of that project is $4,820.00 (using the unskilled wage) or $6,050.00 (using production worker compensation)
economy cost of that project is $25,200.00

Source of Relative Worth of an Historical Dollar: http://www.measuringworth.com/uscompare/relativevalue.php

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