Ever since I spotlighted Atonement's real star, I've been thinking about how amazing a vintage typewriter would look among my decor. I've always been in love with old typewriters and now as a gadget writer, I feel like it's a symbolic and romantic amalgamation of where I am now. So when I spied these gorgeous vintage and fully restored Royal typewriters on Three Potato Four's website, I almost drooled onto my very modern MacBook Pro.
Romance comes at a price, though — about $500. Yikes! Of course, they're beautiful (those colors!), fully functional, and come with their original hard carrying cases, so you wouldn't just have something to look at, you'd have an original vehicle on which to write some very special letters. I'm not sure what the cost would be to restore an eBay find and have it cleaned by a professional, but I can't imagine that'd be cheap either. For now, I'll settle for gazing at these beauties online.