More South Africans have resorted to online shopping due to the coronavirus pandemic, and these virtual stores have widened their ranges to include a more vast number of items than ever before. One offer that has left many scratching their heads in confusion is a bit of a morbid sale item found on Takealot.com.

There is a brown wooden coffin for sale on Takealot.com for R4 899, which has been marked down from its original price of R5 500.

The delivery on the coffin is free, but the online store warns potential buyers that it is a non-returnable purchase.

Here is SA’s reaction to this… um, interesting buy:

Picture: Takealot.com

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Lucinda Dordley

Lucinda is a hard news writer who occasionally dabbles in lifestyle writing, and recent journalism graduate. She is a proud intersectional feminist, and is passionate about actively creating a world which is free of discrimination and inequality.