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Alan Lomax’s SELECTRIC II up for sale

It’s beautiful, it’s blue and it belonged to the legendary musicologist and folklorist Alan Lomax.

On eBay right now,  no bids yet, someone please  buy it–so I don’t!        Here’s the link.

And here’s the machine:

LOMAX selectric

What a nice color… same as the one in the snowy field that Hunter S. Thompson menaced with a shiny pistol. This one probably had a much calmer existence!





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