I want this: a) because I write; b) because it's pink; and c) because I'm sentimental: my grandfather, great grandparents, and several other family members worked at the Royal Typewriter factory in Hartford, CT
Secrets of restoring typewriters. I love typewriters, because I have a tremendous amount of respect for well-designed machines that are excellent at doing their jobs. I love typewriters because their entire function depends on obvious physical machinery; no software or hidden workings here! To me, it's fascinating learning how it all goes together and works so beautifully.