An Original Covered Wagon Company Camping Trailer

Covered Wagon Company Camping Trailer Interior

The Covered Wagon Company and their legendary Covered Wagon Camping Trailer were essentially the Ford Motor Company and the Ford Model T of the camping trailer business. This may sound like a heady claim, but it’s a solid comparison for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that company founder Arthur G….

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B-17 Wright R-1820 Cyclone Radial Engine Table

B-17 Radial Engine Coffee Table

This B-17 Wright R-1820 Cyclone radial engine table is built from a decommissioned R-1820 engine – this is the motor that powered every wartime example of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and Douglas SBD Dauntless bombers as well as countless other aircraft, armored vehicles, and tanks including the M4A6 Sherman and the M6 Heavy Tank….

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This Was Steve McQueen’s Nimbus Model C Motorcycle

Nimbus Model C Motorcycle Handlebars

This was Steve McQueen’s Nimbus Model C motorcycle – an unusual and quite advanced bike from Denmark characterized by its inline-4 cylinder engine with a single overhead cam and the distinction of being one of the first motorcycles to be fitted with telescopic front forks. The Nimbus Model C The Nimbus Model C is one of the…

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90th Anniversary Schott Perfecto Jacket – The Jacket That Started It All

90th Anniversary Schott Perfecto Jacket

The 90th Anniversary Schott Perfecto Jacket was developed to celebrate 90 years since Irving Schott designed America’s most iconic leather motorcycle jacket – this anniversary edition was created by the 3rd and 4th generations of the Schott family. The Perfecto The original Perfecto Jacket was named for Irving Schott’s favorite cigar type, the jacket was…

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The 1966 General Motors Three-Wheeler Designed By Peter Maier

General Motors Three-Wheeler Designed By Peter Maier

Peter Maier At the age of 20, Maier was one of the youngest designers ever hired by General Motors Corporation. After seeing Maier’s work at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, renowned automotive designer and VP of GM, Bill Mitchell, offered Maier a position for their 3-month Summer Program. Halfway through the program Maier was offered…

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Documentary: The History Of The Meyers Manx

Meyers Manx Beach Buggy Jump Thomas Crown Affair

The Meyers Manx was the original fiberglass beach buggy, designed by Bruce Meyers in the early 1960s. This film tells the story of both Bruce Manx and his Meyers Manx, it’s a fascinating watch and it includes some great footage of Bruce as well as the early (and very successful) racing efforts in the Manx. The…

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