22 December 2019

22nd December 2019

Fans of Seinfeld will remember the J Peterman catalogue, full of clothes and accessories, each with a written description in flowery language that the owner dreamt up and none of his underlings were brave enough to tell him they were nonsense.

Well, our friend Gillian has discovered a real-life equivalent: the Hammacher Schlemmer catalogue. Every item is a delight, with its sheer unnecessariliness, the ornate description, and the eye-watering prices.

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