Stradale by Autodromo

Stradale by Autodromo

The Stradale is a new automatic wristwatch by Autodromo, as with all of the designs from the company the Stradale is designed to evoke the styling queues of dashboard instruments on vintage Italian sports cars. The face of the Stradale is covered with a dome of sapphire crystal, the hour markers sit on a glass…

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Swedish FireSteel Fire Starter

Swedish FireSteel

Swedish FireSteel was originally developed by the Swedish Department of Defense – due to the weather conditions in Sweden a fire starter was needed that was waterproof, snowproof, altitude immune and exceedingly reliable. Matches, lighters and other traditional methods of starting fires all have significant drawbacks, so there’s a huge benefit to a small, simple…

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Leatherback Writer 2

Leather Notebook

The Leatherback Writer 2 is an American made notebook holder that also has a pocket for a smartphone, as well as credit cards, cash and a pen or pencil. This makes it an ideal daily carry item for those who need to jot down notes or sketch out ideas during the day – who don’t necessarily…

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Buying Guide – Motorcycle Gloves

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Introduction The importance of a good pair of motorcycle gloves cannot be overstated, the hands are often the first or second thing to hit the ground when you come off your bike, and the last thing you want is your unprotected pink palms hitting the asphalt at 70mph. When it comes to buying gloves you…

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The Mercator Knife

The Mercator Knife

The Mercator Knife is a classic German pocket knife that became famous after the Second World War when returning American GIs brought them home after their successful campaign with the Brits across Europe. Each knife has a stainless steel blade, a corkscrew, a spike and a tin opener, and each is made to the same specifications…

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The Sicura Instalite

Sicura Instalite

The Sicura Instalite is a watch with an interesting history behind it – it’s the first mechanical wristwatch ever made with a separate electrical system for backlighting. Although you may never have heard of the Sicura before the company is actually closely related to Breitling, in 1979 when Breitling went bankrupt due to the challenge…

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Brass Anchor Cigar Box

Cigar Box

This 1920s-era brass anchor cigar box was made by the Jennings Brothers of Connecticut, it has a wood lined interior, a patterned base and it measures 6″ long x 3.75″ wide x 4.25″ high. Although cigars have fallen from favour in many parts of the world I still love them, perhaps a little too much,…

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Echo-Sigma Get Home Bag

Echo-Sigma Get Home Bag

The Echo-Sigma Get Home Bag is an all-inclusive survival bag that’ll either get you home, or get you as far away from home as possible – depending on which you’d prefer. Commonly referred to as a “Bug Out Bag”, the Echo-Sigma is the sort of kit you want in the garage, trunk or shed on…

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Elements Travel Wallet by Bellroy

Elements Travel Wallet by Bellroy

The Elements Travel Wallet by Bellroy is a water-resistant, snow-resistant and mud-resistant wallet designed for people who travel frequently and need their important documents to stay dry – no matter what the weather. Anyone who’s ever tried to travel with a water-damaged passport will tell you that border patrol professionals are a humourless bunch of…

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