6oz Pewter Hammered Hip Flask

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There are few pocketed items more important than a discrete hip flask. They make even the dreariest of weddings entertaining – not to mention christenings. When choosing a flask it’s important to get one that’s slim enough not to show in your breast pocket, and you typically want to avoid cheaper examples as they often…

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1989 Norton Commander Rotary

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The rotary-engined Norton Commander is a very rare motorcycle, just 300 or so were made before Norton was paid a final visit by its creditors at Midland Bank, and production was shut down. It’s a shame as with better funding, the almost turbine smooth twin rotor Wankel could have been a benchmark touring bike for its…

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Bremont Supermarine Type 300 Wristwatch

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The Supermarine Type 300 by Bremont is a British automatic wristwatch designed to be a daily-wearable, heirloom quality timepiece. It’s named for the legendary Supermarine Spitfire Type 300 prototype aircraft that would form the foundation of the Spitfire we all know and love. The design evokes the classic professional dive watch, backed up by its…

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Goodwood Road Racing Club Mechanic Overalls

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This set of official Goodwood Road Racing Club mechanic overalls have been carefully designed to look and feel exactly like the ones worn by the spanner monkeys in garages and pit lanes back in the 1950s. Goodwood offer the overalls in sizes ranging from XXS through to XXL, it has press studs down the front,…

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Documentary – Norman Dewis: The Greatest Test Driver

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From 1952 till 1985 a friendly Brit named Norman Dewis was the chief test driver and development engineer at Jaguar. He was pivotal in developing the XK120/140/150, the C-Type, D-Type, XKSS, E-Type, and a slew of other iconic Jaguars – making him by far the most important test driver in the company’s history. The big wigs…

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Meters OV-1 Headphones

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The new Meters OV-1 headphones have been developed by the same team behind Ashdown Engineering, a British company that has designed and created instrument amplification for a number of the world’s biggest bands. Each pair has built in dynamic ANC (Automatic Noise Cancelling), a lightweight alloy frame, and USB charging for its internal battery. Meters…

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Morgan: The Most Honest Car Factory in the World

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Morgan Motor Company: The Most Honest Car Factory in the World is a short film that takes a close look inside the factory of the storied British automaker. There’s an interesting juxtaposition at Morgan of old and new, with their classic vehicles still sporting ash wood frames and hand-fitted aluminum bodies. Newer Morgan designs have…

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Sopwith Dove Biplane

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The story of the Sopwith Dove cannot be told without first talking about the Sopwith Pup – the Dove being the far less common two-seat variant of the WWI fighter plane. The Sopwith Pup The Sopwith Aviation Company never particularly liked the name Pup, it was a nickname given to their single-seat fighter plane by…

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Norton Atlas 920 Cafe Racer

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The Norton Atlas was introduced in 1962 as an upgraded version of the Dominator, primarily focussed on the American market. The Atlas brought together two iconic Norton elements to create a motorcycle that’s now much sought after by enthusiasts – a Featherbed frame and the parallel twin first used in 1949. The Norton Featherbed Frame…

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The British M.O.D. Survival Knife

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The British M.O.D. Survival Knife is endorsed by the British Ministry of Defence and made in England with two primary design criteria – efficiency and simplicity. The hefty blade is made of high-carbon steel so it’ll retain an edge even under heavy use, and it’s treated with a corrosion-resistant phosphate coating. Designed for military use, the…

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Ashley Watson Eversholt Motorcycle Jacket

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The new Ashley Watson Eversholt motorcycle jacket has been designed from the ground up as a modern protective jacket, with thoroughly classic styling, that’d likely appeal to everyone from T.E. Lawrence to Freddie Frith. Each Eversholt is made in England with an outer shell constructed from 8oz waxed canvas, under that there’s a seam sealed…

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