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Check Out the Hottest Kids' Toys...of 1911

By now, your kids have probably torn through their holiday presents and unwrapped everything from a Big Hugs Elmo to an Xbox (if all those holiday toy predictions proved true this year).

But back in 1911, in case you were wondering, life-like dolls were all the rage. And by life-like, we really mean incredibly creepy, kid-sized dolls that were ridiculously over-priced.

We know this thanks to the Internet Archives, which recently digitized and posted FAO Schwarz's 102-year-old holiday catalog. And its pages are fascinating. Other featured gifts include everything from metal baby baths that cost $1 to toy cars that would set you back a cool $50.

Now, even by today's standards, a $50 kid's toy isn't exactly cheap. But consider this: in 1911, $50 was more like $1,170. Not sure about you, but if we were going to drop over a grand on a toy car, it better move on its own, talk back, and/or teach our kid to speak another language. (Though in its defense, this toy car did claim to be "handsomely painted".)

Check out one of the spreads from the catalog (and flip through more of its pages here):

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