Herbert W. Armstrong and the Worldwide Church of godThe Painful Truth About The Worldwide Church of God
Pastor General Expenses: GIFTS
Info provided by John O., former minister.

AccountInvoice DateRecipientPurpose of Payment AmountValue in 1999 dollars adjusted for inflation.
GIFTS 
Jul-756/11/75American Express S.RaderSato Photo Co. $154.54 $478.61
6/11/75American Express E.BlackKing Fook Gold & Jewelry - Hong Kong $3,144.50 $9,738.52
6/10/75Lee Mac CameraGotoh - 3 cameras and Accessories $1,133.67 $3,510.98
6/12/75Lee Mac CameraGotoh - 3 cameras and Cases $504.03 $1,560.98
6/25/75Steuben Glass1 Moses, 1 Pyramidon, 1 Excalibur, 3 Pillar of the Griffin $12,402.00 $38,408.99
7/9/75Worldwide Adv. - GotohGifts for Tokyo, Geneva, Paris Trip (6/16-6/25) $1,400.00 $4,335.80
7/9/75Worldwide Adv. - GotohTokyo, Paris Monte Carlo trip $3,800.00 $11,768.60
Total $22,538.74 $69,802.48
 
Aug-758/22/75Central StoresCross, Schaeffer, Parker Pen and desk sets $408.31 $1,264.54
7/28/75American Express - GotohSato Photo Co. Tokyo $389.45 $1,206.13
8/12/75BarnhartGolf Balls for King Leopold $26.16 $81.02
7/29/75Lee Mac Camera4 Cameras, Accessories and Film $1,440.54 $4,461.35
7/19/75American Express - GotohSato Photo Co. Tokyo $461.65 $1,429.73
7/2/75Lee Mac Camera6 Cameras and Accessories $1,135.26 $3,515.90
8/6/75WWA - GotohEgypt, Israel and Orient (8/1-8/20) $3,100.00 $9,600.70
Total $6,961.37 $21,559.36
 
Sep-759/9/75WWA - GotohTrip, Tokyo, Bangkok, Austria (8/21/75-9/21/75) $4,300.00 $13,317.10
8/29/75Lee Mac CameraCamera and Accessories $335.28 $1,038.36
8/19/75Lee Mac Camera2 Cameras and Accessories $957.71 $2,966.03
Total $5,592.99 $17,321.49
 
GIFTSInvoice DateRecipientPurpose of Payment AmountValue in 1999 dollars adjusted for inflation.
Oct-758/31/75American Express - RaderSato Photo Corp. Tokyo $435.60 $1,349.05
7/9/75American Express- GotohGucci shop Paris $1,162.10 $3,599.02
8/23/75American Express- GotohSato Photo Corp. Tokyo $1,571.50 $4,866.94
8/27/75Diners Club - GotohGucci shop Beverly Hills $127.20 $393.94
8/27/75American Express- GotohGucci shop Beverly Hills $702.78 $2,176.51
8/27/75American Express- GotohGucci shop Beverly Hills $385.84 $1,194.95
10/2/75Steuben Glass Co.4 Crystal Griffins $7,441.20 $23,045.40
10/9/75WWA - GotohGifts for Geneva, Paris, Dussledorf $4,000.00 $12,388.00
9/12/75Lee Mac CameraCameras, Cases, etc $4,691.56 $14,529.76
8/21/75Diners ClubExpenses incurred in Japan $921.94 $2,855.25
10/31/75Gene MichelGolf clubs $111.40 $345.01
10/31/75Central Stores, WCCross, Shaeffer, Parker Pen and desk sets (6/15-7/15) $1,636.78 $5,069.11
10/31/75Central Stores, WCCross, Shaeffer, Parker Pen and desk sets (8/15-10/15) $1,735.20 $5,373.91
Total $24,923.10 $77,186.84
 
GIFTSInvoice DateRecipientPurpose of Payment AmountValue in 1999 dollars adjusted for inflation.
Novemeber 197510/20/75Steuben Glass Co.Four pieces of Crystal $3,406.00 $10,548.38
9/30/75American Express - GotohSato Photo Co. $1,502.50 $4,653.24
11/12/75Osamu GotohGifts for Japan, Jamaica, Thailand, India, etc. $5,300.00 $16,414.10
9/25/75American Express - GotohKing Fook Gold & Jewelry - Hong Kong $637.15 $1,973.25
Total $10,845.65 $33,588.98
 
Dec-756/3/75ACUK BackchargeRader, Perfume purchased at Harrods $81.27 $251.69
10/8/75American ExpressOsamu Gotoh, K. Mikinoto & Co. Tokyo $1,666.95 $5,162.54
10/15/75Carte BlancheOsamu Gotoh, 62 pc. Flatware $55.88 $173.06
10/27/75Carte BlancheOsamu Gotoh, Men's Jacket $22.76 $70.49
10/27/75Carte BlancheOsamu Gotoh, Glassware $36.54 $113.16
10/27/75Carte BlancheOsamu Gotoh, Ladies Jacket $22.76 $70.49
10/27/75Carte BlancheOsamu Gotoh, Mens Jacket $22.76 $70.49
10/30/75Diners ClubOsamu Gotoh, Christian Dior, Paris $115.06 $356.34
11/14/75American ExpressOsamu Gotoh, Duty Free shop $306.85 $950.31
12/26/75Osamu GotohCash paid out for gifts $209.88 $650.00
12/23/75Central Sores WCPen and desk sets for Mr. Gotoh $442.66 $1,370.92
12/1/75Osamu GotohGifts: Japan, Philippines, Thailand, Iran, Switzerland $4,600.00 $14,246.20
12/3/75Osamu GotohGifts: Bahamas, Japan, Korea, Israel, Egypt, etc. $5,000.00 $15,485.00
Total $12,583.37 $38,970.70
 
GIFTSInvoice DateRecipientPurpose of Payment AmountValue in 1999 dollars adjusted for inflation.
Jan-7612/1/75Lee - Mac2 cameras and cases $336.02 $1,040.65
12/17/75Amercan Express, GotohSato Photo Co. Tokyo $516.06 $1,598.24
12/23/75Polaroid11 cameras with cases and film $2,324.95 $7,200.37
Total $3,177.03 $9,839.26
 $-  
Feb-7612/23/75Diners Club, GotohChristian Dior - Paris $635.46 $1,968.02
12/18/75Diners Club, GotohSiberian Fur Store, Kowloon $2,124.24 $6,578.77
1/15/76Amfac12 cases of flashbars $245.38 $759.94
1/10/76American Express - GotohK.K. Cosmo Tenchido, Tokyo $209.73 $649.53
1/3/76American Express - GotohBernard's China, Nassau $309.05 $957.13
1/9/76American Express - GotohSato Photo Co. Tokyo $1,121.32 $3,472.73
1/8/76American Express - GotohSato Photo Co. Tokyo $245.13 $759.17
12/23/75American Express - GotohCartier, Paris $1,560.78 $4,833.74
Total $6,451.09 $19,979.03
 
GIFTSInvoice DateRecipientPurpose of Payment AmountValue in 1999 dollars adjusted for inflation.
Mar-761/24/76American Express - GotohNassau Shop, Bahamas $360.00 $1,114.92
1/25/76American Express - GotohIsland Newstand $156.00 $483.13
1/30/76American Express - GotohSato Photo Co. $1,138.00 $3,524.39
2/3/76Lee Mac CameraPoloroid Cameras $2,646.00 $8,194.66
2/3/76Lee Mac CameraLeather Carrying Cases $245.36 $759.88
Total $4,545.36 $14,076.98
 
Apr-769/15/76Diners Club, GotohChristian Dior $258.04 $799.15
2/4/76Diners Club, GotohGucci, Paris $682.23 $2,112.87
Total $940.27 $2,912.02
 
Jun-766/14/76Pateck PhilppeGifts, HWA purchase $4,504.00 $13,948.89
5/8/76Steuben Glass Co.Six Crystal Pillar/Griffins $12,020.00 $37,225.94
Total $16,524.00 $51,174.83

 

 

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