Costin Jaguar Sports Racer

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The history of this Costin Jaguar is quite remarkable, it’s the only one that was ever made and it essentially started life as two separate cars. The body was designed by British aerodynamicist Frank Costin, and created by coachbuilders Williams & Pritchard for the princely sum of £1,250 – almost ten times the price of…

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Allard K3

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Sydney Allard produced 7 cars over the short 13 year lifespan of the company, and it’s entirely possible that you’ve never heard of the Allard Motor Company Limited, but its influence has been hugely significant to the world of 20th and 21st century sports cars. Sydney’s most important decision was to take a large American…

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The Amazing Brennan Helicopter

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The Brennan Helicopter was the brainchild of British inventor Louis Philip Brennan, a man who had been fascinated with the concept of the helicopter and had been developing his own designs since 1884. Perhaps his greatest innovation was the development of a flight-capable rotating wing aircraft that used twin propellers attached to the helicopter blades…

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Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstasy Mascot

Rolls-Royce Phantom Spirit of Ecstasy Mascot

The iconic Spirit of Ecstasy mascot has been fitted to Rolls-Royce motor cars since 1911, prior to this the cars had no mascot fitted and so many owners took to installing their own. This frustrated Claude Johnson, then managing director of Rolls-Royce, who felt that many of these customer fitted mascots were inappropriate and unsuitable…

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Jaguar XJR-9 Poster

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Heritage Racing is a boutique racing art company run by the father and son team of Jeff and Casey Maciejewski, all of their work is created in-house and you’ll never see it for sale anywhere other than their Etsy store. This poster shows a beautiful angle of the iconic Jaguar XJR-9 – this was the…

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Bremont Jaguar

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Bremont and Jaguar are both quintessentially British companies with a history of working together, when Jaguar recently restarted the E-Type production line to produce six “continuation” lightweights they partnered with Bremont to create a matching line of watches. This new line of Bremont Jaguar chronographs were hugely popular and so the two decided to create…

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Aston Martin at Le Mans – 1959

Aston Martin at Le Mans

Aston Martin at Le Mans is a 30 minute film covering the entry of the British marque at the 1959 Le Mans, lead by driver Stirling Moss. The racing effort in ’59 was entrusted to the beautiful Aston Martin DBR1, a car that had been introduced in 1956 and evolved in iterations until the end of…

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Jaguar XK120 Supersonic by Ghia

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In 1953 the Italian designer Giovanni Savonuzzi created a one-off Alfa Romeo that was destined to race in the Mille Miglia of the same year – the design of this ill-fated Alfa would cause a shockwave that was felt around the world, and is now widely remembered as one of the most significant “jet age”…

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John Tool Bag by Malle

John Tool Bag by Malle

The John Tool Bag by Malle is a modern take on the classic tool bag used by mechanics, blacksmiths, stone masons and other tradesmen. Each bag is made from full-grain leather, 18oz durable waxed canvas, organic cotton and solid welded brass hardware – and each has an aluminium doctor’s-bag opening to keep it either open…

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