On Christmas Eve, a woman sits at home with only $1.87 for a gift for her beloved husband.
The woman, Della, is very well known for her gorgeous and long hair. Her husband takes much pride in his very valuable watch.
Della walked into a salon and asked how much money she'd be given for selling her hair. She was promised $20 for her hair. So she cut it off and went to a small store to fetch a gift.
Della walked into the small shop and found a perfect band for Jim's pocket watch. Della paid $21 with tax and went home with 87 cents.
On Christmas Day, Jim looked at Della and didn't understand what happened to her hair. She explained that she had cut it in order to get money for a present for him. She then asked for his watch to put the band on.
When Jim did not hand her the watch she did not understand why. Jim then told her that he had sold the watch to buy her very expensive combs for her hair. They both laughed and decided to save their gifts for another day and happily spent the rest of Christmas together