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How much did a gallon of gasoline cost in 1950?


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Answered 2008-07-08 21:45:39

How Much things cost in 1950

Yearly Inflation Rate USA 1.09%

Average Cost of new house: $8,450.00

Average wages per year: $3,210.00

Cost of a gallon of Gas: 18 cents

Average Cost of a new car: $1,510.00

Stromburg Black and White Television: $249.95

Ball Point Pen: $0.25

Samsonite Case: $25.00

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