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Cost of ‘12 Days of Christmas’ items

SUNDAY, NOV. 25, 2012, 9:16 P.M.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prices of items in the Christmas carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” according to PNC Wealth Management:

— Partridge, $15; last year: same

— Pear tree, $189.99; last year: 169.99

— Two turtle doves, $125; last year: same

— Three French hens, $165; last year: $150

— Four calling birds (canaries), $519.96; last year: same

— Five gold rings, $750; last year: $645

— Six geese a-laying, $210; last year: $162

— Seven swans a-swimming, $7,000; last year: $6,300

— Eight maids a-milking, $58; last year: same

— Nine ladies dancing (per performance), $6,294; last year: same

— 10 lords a-leaping (per performance), $4,767; last year: same

— 11 pipers piping (per performance), $2,562; last year: $2,428

— 12 drummers drumming (per performance), $2,776; last year: $2,630



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