All about the number 7. Opposite poles attract. The same poles repel. These are basic rules of physics. Magnetism. Thales of Miletus. A phenomenon noted for at least the past 2,600 years.
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There are certain moments that make this ethos very clear. This issue of Christophorus is one of them. Pages 38 to 42 describe a worn ledger. Faded, nicked, with frayed pages and bent edges. The handwriting in it is from another era and is strikingly precise. “Heating jet.” “Shifting distance.” And order number 7 is for a “small-car project.”
The first car to bear the name
The other pole is the
It’s quite an arc from the
Which brings us to the Beatles. If you know them, you’ll probably recognize the illustration by Klaus Voormann on page 4. The illustration is based on the legendary cover of the Beatles’ Revolver album, which represented the next step in the band’s musical development after Rubber Soul. Voormann took pen in hand once again for Christophorus—with the greatest respect for his friends John, Paul, George, and Ringo, and the time they shared together in Hamburg and London.
The Beatles and
Wherever you have come from, wherever you are going, our Christophorus will accompany you.
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