The hostage of the day is a lovely black Corona Four. The seller will hold off on cutting the keys until auction end on November 30th - the whole machine being made available with additional shipping.
Sounds fair enough: Buy this typewriter or I will dismantle it.
Here is the machine in question:
|I don't usually borrow photos unattributed. This comes from the seller's linked photo album.|
The ebay auction ID is 370562343603
|This auction reminded me of the National Lampoon cover or the SNL skit featuring Larry the Lobster.|
I've put the auction on my watch list. I don't know exactly what I will do until the actual execution date approaches.