The Ladies of the Australian Underworld

Vintage Australian Mugshot Photograph 16 450x330 - The Ladies of the Australian Underworld

The Forensic Photography Archive is a collection of over 130,000 images taken in the 1910s through to the 1960s in jails and police stations in Sydney, Australia. The images from early in the collection are all scans of wet plate photographs, and the amount of detail and character captured is quite remarkable – arguably better…

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Mystery Solved*: Rediscovering The Lost Alan Mann Racing Lotus Cortina Mk1

Lotus Cortina Mk1 Main

*Editor’s Note: The authenticity of this car has been challenged since this article was published, any prospective buyers need to do comprehensive due diligence before bidding. We recommend contacting Alan Mann Racing as a starting point, it appears that some of the body panels and possibly the whole shell has been replaced. Introduction Let’s imagine that the year is…

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Steve McQueen’s 1953 Vincent Comet – $36,000 to $40,000 USD

Vincent Comet Motorcycle

The Vincent Comet was one of the great single-cylinder motorcycles of its era with an advanced engine that’s also a stressed chassis member, cantilever rear suspension that was decades ahead of its time, a Girdraulic forks, and a steel backbone frame. The Vincent Comet The Vincent Comet was the sporting version of the Vincent Meteor, the latter of…

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The Must Watch Short Film Of 2018: Stronger

Stronger Film Stories of Bike

Editor: If you only watch one motorcycle film this year, make it this one. Seriously. Stronger is a short film about the recent experiences of Chris Livett, an avid motorcyclist and a survivor of both cancer and depression. Although that may sound somewhat melancholic, it’s not actually a film about cancer or depression, it’s a film…

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Retromotive Magazine

Retromotive Magazine Cover

Written by Nathan Duff of Retromotive Magazine “You’re doing what???…Why??” Is the most common reaction I get when I tell friends and colleagues I have started my own car magazine. People keep on telling me it’s a dying industry, but you know what? I just don’t care. I love cars and car magazines. There were…

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