The Original American Dune Buggy – 1965 Meyers Manxter 2+2

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The Meyers Manxter 2+2 is the slightly longer wheelbase version of the Meyers Manx – a dune buggy with a form so iconic that it’s been studied in design schools from California to Copenhagen. Unlike the Manx, the Manxter uses a full-length VW Beetle floorpan, without requiring the cutting/shortening/welding of the original. This means that it…

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Ex-Bruce Willis + Ex-Jay Kay 1969 Bullitt-Spec Dodge Charger

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The Dodge Charger is often remembered for being the “other” car from the iconic chase scene in the Oscar winning 1968 Steve McQueen film Bullitt. The undulating streets of San Francisco form a captivating backdrop for the police thriller, and they feature heavily in what is now widely regarded as the greatest chase scene in…

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A Rare American Icon – The 500hp 1959 Kellison J-4R V8 Coupe

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The Kellison J-4R was the brainchild of USAF pilot James Kellison, a man known for his exceptional intelligence, his deep love for cars, and his fascination with lightweight composites. In the 1950s the latest and greatest composite was fiberglass, a material that was a precursor to modern composites like carbon fiber, and that offered excellent…

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The Snell M2015 Certified Simpson Street Bandit Helmet

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The Simpson Street Bandit Helmet has a shell design used since the 1970s by the iconic American company founded by Bill Simpson back in the ’50s. The impact that Simpson has had can’t be overstated, Bill invented the drag racing parachute and the Nomex fire-proof racing suit now worn by all professional racing drivers from…

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1960 Chevrolet Corvette C1 Dual-Quad 4-Speed

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The Chevrolet Corvette C1 was designed and built to show the Europeans that their neighbors across the sea could also build world class sports cars capable of rubbing shoulders with the fastest, best handling cars coming out of Britain, Italy, and Germany. The Arrival of the Chevrolet Corvette C1 The Second World War had a…

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1970 Can Am Documentary: The Heavies

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The Heavies is a Can Am documentary from 1970 that covers the race at Road Atlanta. This would be a very significant time in the history of Can Am, as Bruce McLaren had been killed while testing the new M8D McLaren Can Am car just days before the season began. Before the accident Bruce McLaren and Denny…

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Police Car From The Film Fargo: 1992 Ford Crown Victoria

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This 1992 Ford Crown Victoria police car was used extensively on camera during the filming of the Oscar-wining 1996 black comedy crime movie Fargo. Actress Frances McDormand’s character “Marge Gunderson” was the chief of police in Brainerd, Minnesota and a key figure in the film – she would win an Academy Award for her work in…

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Recycled American Coin Guitar Picks

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These coin guitar picks are made by Stephanie and Dustin Headrick at their workshop in Nashville. Stringed instrument musicians have been using metal and coin-based picks for over 100 years due to the unusual sound they produce – often described as bright, sharp, or tinny. Stephanie and Dustin realized that silver quarters, half-dollars, and quarters…

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All-Original – 1940 Indian Sport Scout Model 640

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The Indian Sport Scout was designed and built to regain the crown that had been lost when the Springfield, Massachusetts-based company discontinued their ever-popular Scout 101 in 1931. The Indian Scout 101 The story of the Indian Scout 101 is a two-wheeled example of the old adage if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. The…

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The Goods Hit Wallet

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Minimalist wallets are becoming more and more popular, largely because they’re a significant improvement over the George Costanza wallets many of us end up with after a few years of not throwing away receipts for our doughnuts. If all you really need to carry on you is a few cards and some spending cash, a…

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