Worn & Wound x AVI-8 Watch

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At $399 USD, the Worn & Wound x AVI-8 is one of the best value propositions in the world of low volume automatic watches. Most timepieces in this price range have far less desirable quartz movements, meaning they’re little more than electrical appliances in the view of serious horologists. The Worn & Wound x AVI-8…

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Croft-Cameron Super Eight

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The Croft-Cameron Super Eight was the top-of-the-line model from the little-known British motorcycle manufacturer during their relatively short 1923 to 1926 lifespan. Croft-Cameron was a competitor with the likes of Brough Superior and Coventry-Eagle, and their motorcycles all look relatively similar from 20 paces – though this has more to do with the engineering best-practices…

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Silver Foil Veldt Motorcycle Helmet

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Veldt is a new venture from the team that developed Ruby Helmets, this new series of helmets are designed to be modular – offering wearers the option of a 3/4 face helmet, or a full face with the addition of a chin bar. Each Veldt helmet has a carbon fiber shell, with gunmetal fixings, a…

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1932 Lincoln Model KB Boattail Speedster

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The Lincoln Model KB Boattail Speedster was never a production model for the Ford-owned luxury marque, in fact the Speedster wasn’t made in a Lincoln factory, and it wasn’t made in the 1930s. It came about after a friendly conversation between friends Greg Bilpuch and David Holls, the latter being the famous retired Vice President…

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Bandit9 EVE MKII

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Bandit9 is a custom motorcycle garage run by Daryl Villanueva out of Saigon, it started life in Beijing a few years ago and quickly earned a reputation for world class design with a retrofuturistic feel. When Daryl originally released the limited edition EVE motorcycle it caused a sensation within the custom motorcycle community. Whilst most custom…

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Camp Cards by Dan & Dave

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This pack of Camp Cards by Dan & Dave was illustrated by 1924us, in collaboration with the adventure brand Bradley Mountain. Each pack is printed by the US Playing Card Co. and each set comes in a box printed inside and out featuring a match-strike slip on the side to light your campfire. They’re limited…

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1935 Auburn Eight Supercharged Speedster

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The Auburn Eight Supercharged Speedster was the American car built to take the fight to the likes of Bugatti and Bentley across the Atlantic. Arguments have raged for almost a century now about which marques in the 1920s and ’30s were producing the most beautiful automobiles – and the name Auburn is always a strong contender,…

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Three Wise Monkeys Radiator Mascot

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In the 1920s and 30s it was common for people to personalise their cars with custom radiator caps – the radiators were commonly exposed out on the front of the car and so the mascot would be out in front for all to see, not unlike the nautical figureheads used on sailing ships. This three wise monkeys…

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1930s-Era Dashboard Instruments

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This matching pair of 1930s-era dashboard instruments were mounted to the dash of a long forgotten race car, as a way of tracking temperature and altitude – both measurements that would potentially require modifications to fuelling and spark timing. Engine tweaks like this were mostly manual at the time of course, and some of the…

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Coventry Rotary Tricycle – Circa 1879

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The early days of pedal-powered cycle (or velocipede) were a time of significant experimentation, the earliest examples had pedals that were connected directly to the front axle, and it wasn’t until the mid-1800s that a chain was added with sprockets to improve gearing. This Coventry Rotary Tricycle was one of the designs that didn’t catch…

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Vanguard Moto Guzzi V8

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The original Moto Guzzi V8, otherwise known as “the Otto”, was developed in the mid-1950s by Dr Giulio Cesare Carcano for the Moto Guzzi Grand Prix racing team. As the name implies, it was powered by a staggeringly advanced V8 engine with a capacity of just 500cc. This engine had twin cams, an individual carburettor…

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The Helmet Art Of Hello Cousteau

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This collection of helmet art is the work of Nuno Henriques and his boutique brand Hello Cousteau. Nuno is an accomplished interior designer and avid motorcyclist who discovered that he couldn’t find a helmet design that he really liked – everything was either way too modern and garish, or too retro. Nuno began applying his own…

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