Some everyday items were triple or quadruple the price they are now.

The good old days may have been better, but they weren’t always cheaper. Believe it or not, many items today cost less than they did in the last century — once you adjust for inflation.

How did we do that? We used a nifty little inflation calculator courtesy of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to adjust purchases ranging from big (cars) to small (eggs).

Here are 12 of the most intriguing…

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