I’ve never quite seen anything like this.
Nope, this is pretty unique. With the recent news that an unprecedented 33% of all Americans are presently lusting after an iPhone, the relatively small subset of buyers who might actually go for something like this might just fill the back seat of a Yugo:
Never having thought about this before, I’m surprised at the fineness of the final product. It’s like the contents of a tube of graphite, except for that one recalcitrant wire.