Why, why, why do I do these things??
I appear to have acquired what is in all likelihood a candidate for the position of Stinky Jr. *sigh*
This is a prime example of why I should not be permitted to wander the halls of eBay unchaperoned. And unlike Stinky, I had clear photographs of the dirty stinkiness, so I have no excuse for my behavior. The second after I placed the opening bid, I started praying someone would outbid me, but they stopped short by about a dollar.
In my own defense, in several years of Lettera 22/32/33 stalking on eBay, I've rarely seen them go for under $50 not counting shipping, even when they're in poor cosmetic shape and described as non-functional. And it's the type pitch I was hoping for. And horribly, horribly filthy though the case is, the zipper looks intact. If it *only* needs a serious cleaning and maybe some general maintenance, it might not be such a bad deal. I can do cleaning (I have experience, for better or worse...) and I can postpone the trip to Blue Moon until it arrives just in case it has issues with ribbon reversal or other such common things.
Tentatively excited...'cause you know I've always wanted to be like Duffy and Ryan... It could be a total heartbreak...but maybe it won't be.
Wondering what that "CAMO" thing is all about. I reckon I need to come up with a good story or a means to cover it, 'cause it's likely to be questioned. A last name, maybe?