Gifts from the '12 Days of Christmas'' would cost nearly $28K - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Gifts from the '12 Days of Christmas'' would cost nearly $28K

Have you ever wondered what it would cost to have the gifts listed in the holiday song "12 Days of Christmas"? Save your money now. (Source: PNC The Great Comeback) Have you ever wondered what it would cost to have the gifts listed in the holiday song "12 Days of Christmas"? Save your money now. (Source: PNC The Great Comeback)

PITTSBURGH (WTVM) – The PNC Wealth Management Christmas Price Index has released how much it would cost if the carol lyrics would come to life - and it is very costly.

If someone was to purchase all of the gifts mentioned in the Christmas carol—12 Days of Christmas, it would cost $27,673.22 according to PNC Bank which collected data from the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia Dance Company, and the Pennsylvania Ballet Company.

Here is the full cost breakdown below, according to the Associated Press:

  • A partridge, $20; last year cost: $15
  • Pear tree, $188; last year cost: $184
  • Two turtle doves, $125; last year cost: same price
  • Three French hens, $181; last year cost: $165
  • Four calling birds, $600; last year cost: same price
  • Five gold rings, $750; last year cost: same price
  • Six geese-a-laying, $360; last year: $210
  • Seven swans-a-swimming, $7,000; last year: same price
  • Eight maids a-milking, $58; last year: same price
  • Nine ladies dancing (per performance), $7,553; last year: same price
  • 10 lords a-leaping (per performance), $5,348; last year: $5,243
  • 11 pipers piping (per performance), $2,635; last year: same price
  • 12 drummers drumming (per performance, $2,855; last year: same price

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