Rouille Spanner Money Clip

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Money clips are an excellent way to carry a bill fold, it helps you avoid the bulging-wallet-effect and its also the way Frank Sinatra carried his money – so you know it’s good. The Rouille Spanner Money Clip you see here is made from nickel-free silver and it’s 7cm long, each one is made in…

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Porsche 959 Komfort

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The Porsche 959 is famous for many things, but in the United States it’s probably most famous for the fact that it was illegal to import until 1999. During the model’s development Porsche refused to provide the United States Department of Transportation with the four complete 959s they needed for crash testing – and so…

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Harley-Davidson Scrambler

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The Harley-Davidson Sportster is the longest running model in the Milwaukee-based marque’s history, it was first introduced in 1957 but its predecessor (the Model K) was on the market 5 years earlier. Since its inception, the Sportster has been characterised by its relative light weight (compared to other Harley models), low cost and accessibility to…

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Sibley Canvas Tents

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The Sibley series of canvas bell tents has been featured here on Silodrome a couple of times over the past few years and they’ve always been hugely popular. Sibley use heavy-duty cotton canvas (320 g/m²) in the construction of their tents, and before the tent is made the canvas is impregnated to proof it against…

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Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider

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The Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider was the first car that the storied Italian company ever produced specifically for the American market, at its heart it was essentially a drop-top version of the 250 GT Berlinetta – with an aluminium hood, doors and boot lid to save weight. Enzo Ferrari had been convinced by…

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Medieval Viking Sword – Circa 1000 AD

Medieval Viking Sword

It isn’t every day you get a chance to take home an original Viking sword, or an entire collection of them, but the upcoming Bonhams Antique Arms and Armor Auction is offering bidders a vast collection of swords, flintlocks, battle axes and knives. The Medieval Viking sword you see pictured above and below is one…

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Simpson Street Bandit Helmet

Simpson Street Bandit Helmet

The Simpson Street Bandit Helmet is one of those instantly recognisable designs that’s been worn by drivers in almost every form of motor racing you can think of, from professional drag racing to amateur rallycross and everything in between. The version of the Street Bandit Helmet you see here has been developed for motorcyclists and it…

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1980 Indianapolis 500

1980 Indianapolis 500

The 1980 Indianapolis 500 was a remarkable race for a few reasons, perhaps most notably for the extraordinary performance of Tom Sneva, who started the race dead last in 33rd place – before slowly working his way through the whole pack to 1st position. The race in commentated by Jackie Stewart, Chris Schenkel and Jim…

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Duesenberg Model SJ

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The Duesenberg Model SJ was to be one of the finest and fastest cars ever produced by the storied American luxury automobile manufacturer. Each of the J and SJ models were fitted with the straight-8 engine that had been designed by the Duesenberg brothers in the 1920s for motor racing. This engine was decades ahead…

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