eBay ashtray reflectosmut woman reveals all

Exclusive pics of jubtastic vendor

Pity if you will the poor eBay vendor who earlier this week revealed rather more than she'd intended when photographing a highly-reflective stainless steel ashtray.

This was not, it turns out, an attempt to inject a bit of spice into the second-hand ashtray market as we suggested...

Hello Lester

Thank you for the article you submitted in today's register, i have to say i was unaware of how detailed my ashtray pic was, after several emails from your readers i took a look at the pic to see what the interest was.

Oh no !!!! i thought upon looking at it, i simply had no idea that my reflection was present in the pic, i genuinely hadn't, i take numerous pics of stuff to list on Ebay and happened to take a batch in the sweltering heat last week whilst wearing my bikini top, i guess the next time i take pics i will need to be more aware of my dress code when photographing reflective items.

Still i am a good sport and found it most amusing, and above all else i guess i've now had my 5 minutes of fame, and as i'm sat here typing this still have a big grin across my face, and thank you for making me smile.

Kind regards Lesley :o)

Lesley is a good sport, too, because when we emailed her back asking - in the interests of serious journalism, naturally - for a couple of snaps to reveal the face behind the, ahem, camera, she kindly sent us the following, to which we've added the original eBay pic:

Ebay Lesley reveals all

Good show. For the record, the offending ashtray eventually sold for £5.10. Lesley does, though, currently have a really nice pair of Toby jugs up for grabs, which you can admire here and here. ®

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