The cost of Christmas cheer? $34K, according to PNC Bank

If you tried to buy all of the items in the carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas,the price tag would total more than $34,000, up slightly over last year, according to PNC Bank. 072514 Christmas in July 2

PNC on Thursday released its annual “Christmas Price Index,” which found that a set of gifts in each verse of the song would set you back $34,363.49 in stores, an increase of 0.7 percent from last year.

The increase was driven by “price increases for the Turtle Doves due to lack of availability, and wage increases for the Drummers and Pipers,” PNC said.

Buyers looking to purchase all the items each time they were mentioned in the song (a total of 364 gifts) would spend $156,507.88, according to PNC.

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