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Inventions in the 1800's
Humphry Davy invented the miner's lamp
Samuel Fahnestock patents a "soda fountain". René Laënnec invents the stethoscope.
Frenchmen, J.M. Jacquard invents the Jacquard Loom. Count Alessandro Volta invents the battery
The first typewriter to be commercially successful was invented in 1878 by Americans Christopher Latham Sholes
Alexander graham Bell Invented the telephone in 1876
Average cost of living in the 1800's
Rate and taxes inc gas £28
Food Butcher £46
Food Baker £9
Food grocer £38
Food Greengrocer £10
Food Poulterer £10
Clothing Husband £20
Clothing - wife £35
Doctor/Chemist (Pharmacist) £33
Local Travel £20
House Repairs £27
This in only an average which takes in consideration for those earning large sums as well as smaller earnings.
5 of the most valuable antiques & collectibles 2019
Ru Guanyao Brush Washer Bowl sold for $37 million
Persian Rug Sickle-Leaf, vine scroll and palmette 'Vase'-technique carpet sold for $33 million
Patek Philippe Supercomplication Pocket Watch sold for $24 million
Elizabeth Taylor's La Peregrina Pearl Necklace by Cartier sold for $11,8500 million
Robby the Robot Movie Prop sold for $4 million