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How much is a casket?

According to the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), the  average retail price of a metal casket was $2,395 in 2012. (More  than two thirds of all caskets sold in (MORE)

What is a paupers casket?

The expression "a pauper's casket" can relate to a low cost casket provided by the government for indigent people. Sometimes a reusable casket is meant: in former times indi (MORE)

What is a copper deposit casket and what is a solid copper casket?

Copper deposit caskets are often described as "copper lined  caskets" - a description which is misleading because it misses the  big differences in production methods, weigh (MORE)

How long is a casket?

In the United States, standard caskets for adults have a length between 80 and 83 inches. Industrially manufactured oversize caskets are up to 96" long. Hand crafted caskets c (MORE)

Are caskets sealed?

In the United States, probably the majority of burial caskets is not sealed, either because many caskets are made of wood or because non-sealer metal caskets are used.

What is the length of a casket?

The standard length of American casket varies between 80" and 83". Over the time, the standard length has increased because the average size of people has increased. The longe (MORE)

What does casket mean?

In modern language, the word casket means either a box, for example  a small box for jewels, or a burial receptacle. In the latter  sense, casket is synonymous with coffin. (MORE)

What is a soldiers casket?

A casket provided by the government for its soldiers at no cost or  at a reduced price.   In 1969 for example, President Eisenhower was buried in a simple  soldiers' cas (MORE)

Did the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright design caskets too and are they still available today?

Probably not, although there have been many rumours that Frank Lloyd Wright designed three caskets. The most persistent rumor is that the "Marquet" casket originally produced (MORE)