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Posted on 1957 Craftsman sander – notice anything unusual?

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#1 posted 10-19-2012 06:02 AM

David: 16 bucks for a sander back at that time would have been a pretty big investment.

- Yes. $132 today inflation adjusted. If you look at $16 as a percentage of median annual household income in 1957 (0.5%) that is $250 today. Think of what kind of sander you could get now for $250 and compare that to the one pictured.


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