The Magrette Moana Pacific Professional Kara Automatic Dive Watch

Magrette Moana Pacific Professional Kara Automatic Dive Watch 6

The Magrette Moana Pacific Professional Kara dive watch is a New Zealand-built timepiece with a Swiss caliber STP1-11 automatic movement and a brushed grade 5 titanium case, it’s water resistant down to an impressive 1,650 feet and it’s strictly limited to 1010 units. Magrette was founded by Dion McAsey, a New Zealand-born designer and lifelong…

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Allegiance Flags – Made In The USA

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Allegiance Flag Supply make all of their flags in the USA, each one is individually made by veteran seamstresses in South Georgia, many of whom saw their jobs disappear years ago as the textile industry was outsourced to Asia. The team behind Allegiance started the company to combat the low-quality flags pouring into the country,…

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BMW Alpina B7 S Turbo – A Turbocharged 330 hp Sedan

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The BMW Alpina B7 S Turbo had big shoes to fill when it was introduced in 1981 as a replacement for the BMW Alpina B7 – a car that was the fastest series production 4-door car in the world when it was released in 1978. Alpina Alpina is a German automaker founded in 1965, though…

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A Brief History of the Volvo Amazon – Everything You Need To Know

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The story behind the design of the Volvo Amazon is quite complex and takes in influences from a number of sources. Volvo had recruited Jan Wilsgaard from the Handicraft Society School (which is nowadays called the HDK, School of Design and Crafts). The young Wilsgaard’s first design work for Volvo was a large V8 powered car called the Volvo Phillip made in 1950.

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12 Automobile Mascots Of Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais

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This series of 12 automobile mascots from the upcoming Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais are from the golden age of motoring, when exposed radiators led to an entire industry popping up to provide unique, aspirational, and often comedic mascots to attach to the top of radiator caps. Most mascots of this era were…

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The Automotive Art of Arsenio

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Arsèn Manukyan, aka Arsenio, is an artist with a long history that belies his relatively young age of 29. He moved from Armenia to the UK with his family as a refugee when he was 16 years old, he was initially unable to go to university or work due to visa restrictions – so he…

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