An Original 1949 Indian Papoose

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The Welbike and the Corgi The Indian Papoose is a small folding motorcycle based on the Welbike, which had been developed during WWII for use by commandos who were parachuting behind enemy lines and needed a way to quickly get around. The original Welbike was designed at Station IX, or the “Inter Services Research Bureau”…

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1970 AMC Rebel Machine

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A Short History of the AMC Rebel Machine The AMC Rebel Machine was introduced in 1970 and would only be available for a single model year, the basic concept of “The Machine” had been around since 1967, with the initial prototype featuring a black body, black wheels, and wide tires – with no stripes, scoops, or…

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You Earned It: Brass Beer Opener

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These 1/2 pound solid brass bottle openers are made in the USA using traditional sand casting techniques, before being tumbled and hand polished. They’re designed to be a buy-it-for-life item that’ll open every bottle of beer you ever drink at home, and they include a handy piece of encouragement cast into the side. Although if…

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1947 Dodge Power Wagon 4×4

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A Short History of the Dodge Power Wagon The Dodge Power Wagon was introduced in 1946 shortly after the end of WWII as the more refined civilian version of their tough-as-nails Dodge WC series 4×4 military trucks. During the war the Dodge WC had been equipped as everything from weapons platforms to ambulances, there were 38 variations…

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Ray-Ban Blaze Shooter Sunglasses

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The new Ray-Ban Blaze Shooter sunglasses are based on the original design, which itself was a new take on the legendary Ray-Ban Aviator sunglasses. The most obvious difference between the two models are the acetate brow bar and circular central brace on the Shooter. The Blaze Shooter uses flat shield lens construction in place of…

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Walt Whitman’s Guide to Manly Health and Training

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Walt Whitman’s Guide to Manly Health and Training is a collection of quotes by the poet, essayist, and journalist who became famous shortly after when he published Leaves of Grass. This book includes highlights from Whitman’s original essays with period-style illustrations making it an ideal gift, you can also buy the complete collected articles in book…

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ICON 1000 Fairlady Jacket

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The ICON 1000 Fairlady Jacket has been designed with a women’s sport fit, a low-slung belt line, and pre-curved sleeves to keep you comfortable on longer rides. Each Fairlady is made from 1.1mm to 1.3mm select grain leather, with D3O® impact protectors in the elbows, shoulders, and back. There’s a removable insulated SatinCore™ vest liner…

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Land Speed Racing Documentary: The World’s Fastest

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The World’s Fastest is a documentary currently in production by director/photographer Alexandra Lier and producer Laia Gonzalez. If the name Alexandra Lier sounds familiar to you, that’s because she’s one of the world’s foremost land speed record photographers, and the creator of the books Speedseekers and The World’s Fastest Place. Alexandra has been travelling to…

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Wrench Helmet Rack

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These clever helmet racks are the work of Lex Hughes, the man behind Those Once Loyal – an American company that hand-builds a series of motorcycle related parts and accessories out of Wisconsin. The company’s most famous creation is their wrench helmet rack – offered in two main variants, the individual wrenches you see here,…

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Skull Fire Logs

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With summer fast approaching in the northern hemisphere, BBQ season is now upon us, and I can think of few ways to better terrify the mother-in-law than cooking her a steak over a cascade of flaming human skulls. The skulls themselves aren’t actually flammable, they’re made from steel reinforced ceramics which are heat resistant. The…

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Railroad Spike Throwing Axe

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This Railroad Spike Throwing Axe is the work of John Carter, a blacksmith and police officer based in Livingston, Texas. John is an avid and talented blacksmith with his own coal-fired forge, each of his creations are made by hand using either traditional forging techniques or stock removal. The latter of which is a knife…

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1967 Shelby GT500 Mustang

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The Shelby GT500 was introduced to the press at New York’s Tavern-on-the-Green Restaurant in early 1967, it represented a departure from the previous Shelby Mustangs in that it provided more comfort and convenience than the fire breathing Shelby GT350. Describing his new Mustang, Carroll Shelby was quoted as saying “This is the first car I’m really…

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