Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Augustus Sauerbeck Calls This Index "Materials." It Contains A Number Of Semi-Finished Commodities. For Coverage See The Journal Of The Royal Statistical Society, 1926. Base For July, 1886-March, 1895 Is 66.79; For April, 1895- September, 1904 It Is 68.08; For October, 1904-September, 1909 It Is 78.27; For October, 1909-September, 1914 It Is 85.67; For October, 1914-April, 1919 It Is 156.23; For May, 1919-June, 1921 It Is 232.26. Source: The Journal Of The Royal Statistical Society, Vol. 56 P.221 And Following Journals For Quarterly Data; The Statist, February, 1913 Through July, 1914, January, 15, 1921, P.89; January 16, 1926, P.87, (And Succeeding Issues For Monthly Data).
This NBER data series q04069 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: q04069
National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Price Index of Raw Materials for Great Britain [Q04069GBQ312NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/Q04069GBQ312NNBR, August 20, 2017.