Buy Nelson Mandela's leg-irons


Well, not his leg-irons – I’m guessing they were thrown away in 1990 when Mandela was released from prison. But this website is selling heavy-duty leg-irons that "are the same type used on the famous Mr Mandela". Now, while the fact that he spent 27 years in captivity without managing to saw through them with a tooth-pick in MacGuyver fashion is probably an endorsement that they do their job, is it really a selling point? And who buys leg-irons on the internetweb anyway?

[via Popbitch]
Stuart Dredge
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