The Lance Reventlow Shelby Cobra

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Lance Reventlow is a name that will be immediately familiar to many of you, especially if you’re a fan of mid-20th Century racing. In short, Reventlow was the heir to the Woolworth fortune, as well as an entrepreneur, and an accomplished racing driver. He is probably most famous as the owner of Scarab, a company…

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Aluminium Spitfire

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This aluminium Spitfire model measures in at 60.5cm long x 75.5cm wide x 17cm high, and it’s been designed to either sit on its own retractable landing gear, or be mounted on a metal plinth (supplied). The model has a fully detailed cockpit with a sliding canopy, intricately detailed rivet stamps across the wings and fuselage,…

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Flying Tiger Motorcycles BMW R75/5

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The BMW R75/5 was the top of the line member of the /5 family, with the smaller-engined 50/5 and 60/5 sitting below it in the pecking order. The R75/5 could cheerfully manage 110mph, and its simple, reliable German engineering meant that it was both staggeringly reliable and very much in demand. With 50hp and 43…

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Secret Stash Nickel

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Each Secret Stash Nickel is manufactured from actual, circulated American nickels and they’re indistinguishable from normal coins to the casual observer. There isn’t a whole lot of room inside them, but it’s enough for a micro USB, or a microfilm. The nickels all come with their own custom ring device for opening them – just…

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Barn Find: Tucker 48

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The Tucker 48 is unquestionably one of the most beloved American cars of all time. The story of its development, production, and downfall are the thing of legend – and it’s a story known by many thanks to the Francis Ford Coppola film Tucker: The Man and His Dream starring Jeff Bridges. Preston Tucker named…

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Formula 1 Gearbox Table

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Racing memorabilia doesn’t get a whole lot more impressive than this, unless you buy an actual Formula 1 car of course. This F1 Gearbox Table is made from a race-used Renault R30 F1 transmission, it’s a 7-speed, semi-automatic, sequential box made from ultra-light titanium. It would have been raced by either Robert Kubica or Vitaly Petrov,…

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Ducati 900 Darmah Custom Racer

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The original Ducati 860 GT was released in 1974 with controversially “square” styling by renowned car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro, the new model replaced the more rounded Ducati 750 GT, with a series of exterior and interior engine modification by engineer Fabio Taglioni. The Ducati 900 SD “Darmah” was introduced in 1977 to address some of…

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Land Rover HUE 166 Cuff Links

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HUE 166 was the license plate number of the world’s oldest Land Rover – the first one that was made and the ancestor of all the modern examples you see on the road everyday. It’s become affectionally known as “Huey” by the Land Rover faithful, and it’s even made an appearance in the trim of…

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Harley-Davidson Big Twins – The Evolution

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Thankfully 1984 was a great year for Harley-Davidson and not at all like the “1984” of British writer George Orwell’s novel. 1984 was the year Harley-Davidson introduced what many regard as their greatest engine, and for a true blue motorcycle enthusiast who wants to be able to strip his bike down to the last nut…

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Outlierman Heritage Driving Gloves

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The Heritage driving gloves by Outlierman are handmade in Italy from Nappa lambskin leather, chosen for its softness and thinness, allowing you to feel steering wheel feedback clearly and without a thick layer of more traditional cow or buffalo leather in the way. There are 3 colour combinations, black/crimson (above), sunshine/petrol (below), and cobalt blue/taupe…

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1972 Training Film: Motorcycle Driving Tactics

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Motorcycle Driving Tactics is a 1972 training film for motorcyclists designed to help save lives and reduce injury rates. There’s an interesting section covering motorcycle vs car crash testing that includes slow motion footage – an interesting insight, although it it painful to watch pristine motorcycles being wrecked beyond any reasonable repair. At just 15…

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The Triumph Street Scrambler

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The new Triumph Street Scrambler is a motorcycle that many have been waiting for with fingers crossed. After releasing the first of the modern scramblers in 2006, and kickstarting the genre for a new generation, the model was conspicuously absent from the range of new Triumphs released a few months ago. Since 2006 we’ve seen…

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