Everything Croton continues its very popular series GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN....and so without further ah-doo...
GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: THE EDISON ELECTRIC SCARF PIN, 1885..THE GREATEST NOVELTY OF THE AGE!
Click on the ad for all the details. Editor's Note: Check out the price back in 1885--$6.66--a friend says: This electric lamp scarf pin, priced at $6.66 in
1885, was much more than a simple novelty, as it was extremely expensive
for the time. Per an online inflation calculator, the buying power of
$6 in 1885 compares to $144.23 in 2015 dollars; $7 back then had the
2015 buying power of $168.27. So in today's dollars, it would run around
$150, plus or minus. Not something the average woman (or man) would likely be
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