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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #13890 on: November 24, 2021, 06:57:57 AM »
1. Yuban Coffee, per lb.  40 cents
2. Fancy Peaberry Coffee, 4 lbs.  $1.00
3. Runkel's Cocoa in 1/2 lb. cans, 2 for...  60 cents
4. Choice, Uncolored Japan Tea, per pound. 45 cents
5. Welch's Grape Juice, pint bottle.  35 cents

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #13891 on: November 24, 2021, 07:23:16 AM »
From the Library of Congress.  The Rock Island Argus and Daily Union., November 24, 1921.

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2021="The centerpiece on most Thanksgiving tables – the turkey – costs more than last year, at $23.99 for a 16-pound bird. That’s roughly $1.50 per pound, up 24% from last year, but there are several mitigating factors."
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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #13892 on: November 24, 2021, 08:11:34 AM »

1. Yuban Coffee, per lb. = $1.00
2. Fancy Peaberry Coffee, 4 lbs. = 45 cents.
3. Runkel's Cocoa in 1/2 lb. cans, 2 for... = 60 cents
4. Choice, Uncolored Japan Tea, per pound. = 40 cents
5. Welch's Grape Juice, pint bottle. = 35 cents [George Senda's fav]

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #13893 on: November 24, 2021, 08:40:47 AM »
1. Yuban Coffee, per lb. 45 cents
2. Fancy Peaberry Coffee, 4 lbs. $1.00
3. Runkel's Cocoa in 1/2 lb. cans, 2 for... 60 cents
4. Choice, Uncolored Japan Tea, per pound. 40 cents
5. Welch's Grape Juice, pint bottle. 35 cents

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #13894 on: November 24, 2021, 10:36:21 AM »
1. Yuban Coffee, per lb. 45 cents.  Chimp could pass this and raise the price to 5 bucks.
2. Fancy Peaberry Coffee, 4 lbs.  100 cents
3. Runkel's Cocoa in 1/2 lb. cans, 2 for... 60 cents
4. Choice, Uncolored Japan Tea, per pound.  35 cents
5. Welch's Grape Juice, pint bottle.  40 cents


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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #13895 on: November 24, 2021, 11:00:23 AM »
1. Yuban Coffee, per lb. 40¢
2. Fancy Peaberry Coffee, 4 lbs.  $1.00
3. Runkel's Cocoa in 1/2 lb. cans, 2 for... 60¢
4. Choice, Uncolored Japan Tea, per pound. 35¢
5. Welch's Grape Juice, pint bottle 45¢
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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #13896 on: November 24, 2021, 12:57:11 PM »
Red highlights?  Greg appears to be one of them Fancy Lads.

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #13897 on: November 24, 2021, 11:52:07 PM »
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Yuban Coffee, per lb.: 45 cents - Walks_At_Night, JUAN, Bobs Your Uncle, FISH & Mr Apnea
Fancy Peaberry Coffee, 4 lbs.: $1.00 - Bart Ell, whoozit, Walks_At_Night, Bobs Your Uncle, ShayP, FISH, Mr Apnea & TigerLily

Runkel's Cocoa, 2 cans for: 35 cents
Choice Uncolored Japan Tea, per lb.: 60 cents - Bart Ell
Welch's Grape Juice, pint bottle: 40 cents - JUAN, Bobs Your Uncle & Mr Apnea


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@Mr Apnea: 300 points
@Walks_At_Night 200 points
@JUAN: 200 points
@FISH: 200 points
@Bart Ell: 200 points
@whoozit: 100 points
@ShayP: 100 points
@TigerLily: 100 points


Happy Thanksgiving to all of you great panel members, including @MAX, who didn't quite make it to the above list.



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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #13898 on: November 25, 2021, 12:09:20 AM »
From the Library of Congress.  The Rock Island Argus and Daily Union., November 25, 1921.

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #13899 on: November 25, 2021, 03:25:28 AM »
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Yuban Coffee, per lb.: 45 cents - Walks_At_Night, JUAN, Bobs Your Uncle, FISH & Mr Apnea
Fancy Peaberry Coffee, 4 lbs.: $1.00 - Bart Ell, whoozit, Walks_At_Night, Bobs Your Uncle, ShayP, FISH, Mr Apnea & TigerLily

Runkel's Cocoa, 2 cans for: 35 cents
Choice Uncolored Japan Tea, per lb.: 60 cents - Bart Ell
Welch's Grape Juice, pint bottle: 40 cents - JUAN, Bobs Your Uncle & Mr Apnea


@Bobs Your Uncle: 300 points
@Mr Apnea: 300 points
@Walks_At_Night 200 points
@JUAN: 200 points
@FISH: 200 points
@Bart Ell: 200 points
@whoozit: 100 points
@ShayP: 100 points
@TigerLily: 100 points


Happy Thanksgiving to all of you great panel members, including @MAX, who didn't quite make it to the above list.

Happy Thanksgiving, it’s not easy getting them all wrong 🦃

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #13900 on: November 25, 2021, 03:57:38 AM »
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Yuban Coffee, per lb.: 45 cents - Walks_At_Night, JUAN, Bobs Your Uncle, FISH & Mr Apnea
Fancy Peaberry Coffee, 4 lbs.: $1.00 - Bart Ell, whoozit, Walks_At_Night, Bobs Your Uncle, ShayP, FISH, Mr Apnea & TigerLily

Runkel's Cocoa, 2 cans for: 35 cents
Choice Uncolored Japan Tea, per lb.: 60 cents - Bart Ell
Welch's Grape Juice, pint bottle: 40 cents - JUAN, Bobs Your Uncle & Mr Apnea


@Bobs Your Uncle: 300 points
@Mr Apnea: 300 points
@Walks_At_Night 200 points
@JUAN: 200 points
@FISH: 200 points
@Bart Ell: 200 points
@whoozit: 100 points
@ShayP: 100 points
@TigerLily: 100 points


Happy Thanksgiving to all of you great panel members, including @MAX, who didn't quite make it to the above list.

High five @Mr Apnea and Happy Thanksgiving everyone

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #13901 on: November 25, 2021, 08:14:37 AM »
Happy Thanksgiving gang.  :)

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #13902 on: November 25, 2021, 08:50:31 AM »
Happy thanksgiving.
Merry Christmas.

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #13903 on: November 25, 2021, 10:52:41 AM »
Happy Thanksgiving to all
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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #13904 on: November 25, 2021, 04:32:07 PM »
High five @Mr Apnea and Happy Thanksgiving everyone

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