Gifts in 'The 12 Days of Christmas': Breaking down their cost

The gifts bestowed in the famous "12 Days of Christmas" song range from grandiose (lords leaping, pipers piping and ladies dancing) to pint-sized (a partridge in a pear tree). That "true love" must have laid down serious bank to get those gifts, though.


  1. Partridge, $15; last year: same

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  3. Pear tree, $189.99; last year: 169.99

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  5. Two turtle doves, $125; last year: same

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  7. Three French hens, $165; last year: $150

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

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  11. Five gold rings, $750; last year: $645

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

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

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