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The Raupp Museum Online Database

Most Expensive Item

Did you know $1.00 in 1919 is equivalent to $15.79 in 2021?

Receipt

While most items cost less than one dollar, some items were very expensive. Twine was about $0.23 cent per pound at the store and was often bought in large quantities. Quirine Weidner paid $45 for 200 pounds of twine, which is equivalent to about $710 today!

Receipt

Firnbach & Raupp Receipt, Sept. 5, 1919

Most Expensive Item