Engraved Winchester Model 1873

The Winchester Model 1873 was one of the most successful of Winchester's lever action rifles and is another of the arms that have been given the title "The gun that won the west" although of course there are a few claimants to that title. It was initially chambered for the 44-40 cartridge but as the ...

Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine

The Rolls-Royce Phantom VI was the last Rolls-Royce make with a chassis and was in production from 1968-1990. Over that extensive period just 374 were made and these cars were the preserve of royalty and the extremely rich. A Rolls-Royce Phantom VI was the official car for Queen Elizabeth II of England up until 2002. ...

Roger Rule’s Pre-64 Winchester Model 70

Roger Rule is the author of what is perhaps the definitive book on "The Rifleman's Rifle" the Winchester Model 70 1936-1963. Not only that but he has had a life career that has included service with the US Army as an infantry airborne officer, and the setting up of a number of successful businesses including ...

The Browning BAR Mark II Safari

The Browning BAR sporting rifle is not the same as the John Moses Browning BAR of World War I fame. The BAR sporting rifle is a design that was created with the input of Val Browning's son Bruce Warren Browning, working in collaboration with a design team led by Marcel Olinger. The BAR sporting rifle ...

The .264 Winchester Magnum

The .264 Winchester Magnum is a cartridge that deserved to do better than it did way back in 1959 and 1960 when Winchester unleashed it into dealer's shops in the form of the Model 70 Westerner. With its 26" barrel and special two diameter stepped bullet it was claimed to deliver 3,200fps with a 140grain ...

Pre-64 Model 70 in .264 Winchester Magnum

For classic rifle enthusiasts Winchester's pre-64 Model 70 is one of the most desirable rifles on earth although their current model Super Grades complete with controlled feed action are utterly superb; I have one, and I am constantly impressed with just how excellent it is. But it was the pre-64 that was the original classic ...

Sunbeam Tiger

The creation of the Sunbeam Tiger is a story that deviates somewhat from the image we may have of the British being stuffy and conservative; getting that V8 engine into the diminutive engine bay of the petite Sunbeam required the use of a sledgehammer to "re-model" the bulkhead so the 260 cu. in. Ford V8 ...

A Pair of Griffin & Howe Bolt Action Rifles

Griffin & Howe rifles have been the rifle of choice for such notable sporting shooters as writers Ernest Hemingway and Robert Ruark, actors Bing Crosby and Clark Gable, and US President Dwight D. Eisenhower. They are an indispensable part of America's hunting and shooting legacy. From small beginnings the company developed a reputation for excellence ...

Studebaker 4E11D Truck

The Studebaker E Series trucks began production in 1955 and were given numeric designations for their year of production; the 4E Series being manufactured in 1959. These trucks were factory made as standard 2WD vehicles but Studebaker recognized that there might just be a market for 4WD trucks; a great many buyers of Studebaker trucks ...