I was browsing the web.archive.org website and was checking out PCMag in 1999. I cannot believe that a 15 inch LCD monitor in the year 1999 cost at or above $1000 then. Some of the monitors on the list are $100 or $200 less than the $1000 ones, but that is a lot still. LCD monitors have come down in price significantly since then.
Here's a link to the page