Mercedes-Benz 500 K Offener Tourenwagen

The Mercedes-Benz 500 K was the most exciting car that Mercedes-Benz made in the pre-war 1930's and lurking beneath that classic thirties style coachwork was a car that was rather more technologically advanced than one might initially expect. This was a car, based on its predecessor the Mercedes-Benz 380, that featured a fully independent suspension ...

Avion Voisin C28 Cabriolet by Saliot

Gabriel Voisin is one of the most highly respected automotive designers ever to have lived. His automobiles could not be thought of as conventional yet they were always practical and built for quiet reliability. Voisin cars were built to be "quiet achievers". Gabriel Voisin and his brother Charles were products of an adventurous and creative ...

High Standard Supermatic Pistols

The High Standard Supermatic pistols were amongst the best American made .22 rimfire as evidenced by the fact that they have been the only American made pistols to win gold medals in the Olympic Rapid Fire match, first in 1952 and again in 1960. My own experience with these was as a pistol club armorer ...

Oldsmobile Autocrat “Yellow Peril”

Tombstone, Arizona, is one of the world's more interesting places being somewhere that has a whole lot of Wild West history associated with it. For those who lived there in the early days however the promise of striking gold and getting instant wealth in what was supposed to be an "Eldorado" turned out not to ...

Pedersoli Howdah Pistols

There's something about muzzle-loading firearms that seems paradoxical; In this day and age where people seem to want maximum magazine capacity and semi-automatic or fully automatic fire yet there is something really satisfying about a firearm that you load one shot at a time to fire just the one shot - or at least just ...

Ford Bronco – First Generation

The first generation Ford Bronco has quietly become a sought after automobile and with good reason, the Ford Bronco featured refinements that the International Harvester Scout did not have, especially with regard to the front suspension. The result was the Ford Bronco was, and still is an easy to restore vehicle that is conventional and ...

The David Lloyd Rifle

David Llewellyn Lloyd was a keen deer stalker and had an estate at Glencassley on which to head out deerstalking up in Scotland. He was also an engineer and metallurgist so he was well qualified and well equipped to take on the task of creating the perfect rifle for Scottish deer stalking and he proceeded ...