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Here's what you could get with your paycheck a century ago

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Here's what you could get with your paycheck a century ago

Post by 93Regina » Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:51 am

Here's what you could get with your paycheck a century ago


A sewing machine

Clothes were expensive a century ago, before the days of cheap fast fashion. People still made a lot of their own clothes by hand. A fine mahogany sewing machine cost $78.95—well over $1,000 in today’s dollars. But if you could save on expensive clothing, it was surely worth it.


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Re: Here's what you could get with your paycheck a century ago

Post by RickHaleParker » Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:22 pm

93Regina wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:51 am

A sewing machine

But if you could save on expensive clothing, it was surely worth it.
Worth it for sure. Them old Singers lasted forever. Seen one just two weeks ago still in working condition. When was the last time your paycheck lasted a century?
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