Mauser Bolo Broomhandle Semi-Automatic Pistol

Mauser Bolo Broomhandle Semi-Automatic Pistol

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Sometimes we come across an artifact and we think it would be just so interesting if that item could talk and tell us the stories from its history. The Mauser Bolo Broomhandle pistol we are featuring…

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DWM 1917 Artillery Luger

DWM 1917 Artillery Luger

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Amongst the various models of Austrian designer Georg Luger’s famous pistol the Artillery model is one of the most iconic and most desirable. Interestingly the inspiration for this pistol came from Hugo Borchardt, a German who…

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1960 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé by Pinin Farina

1960 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé by Pinin Farina

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A Ferrari is always a good investment for a car collector, even if your collection only contains one car. The Ferrari 250 GT Coupé with bodywork by Pinin Farina was and is one of the loveliest of…

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Wiener Waffenfabrik “Little Tom”

Wiener Waffenfabrik “Little Tom”

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Designed as a short range, ultra simple self defense pistol the Wiener Waffenfabrik “Little Tom” was the first double action semi-automatic pistol ever created. Made in .25ACP (6.35x16SR) and .32ACP (7.65×17 Browning SR) these were small…

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Karl Kormes Mauser Model 98 in 8x68S

Karl Kormes Mauser Model 98 in 8x68S

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Amongst the more interesting and unique items coming up for auction by Rock Island Auction in February is a sporting rifle by Karl Kormes in 8x68S. Karl Kormes was a gunsmith in Leipzig, Germany, and rifles,…

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1942 Willys MB Jeep

1942 Willys MB Jeep

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Guns, cars and motorcycles naturally go together as do planes and boats as well. It’s nice when we can merge more than one of our interests. Many years ago I was on a vermin control shoot…

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1963 Ghia L6.4 Coupé

1963 Ghia L6.4 Coupé

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Have you ever wondered why becoming a famous entertainer sometimes seems to be like being given a license to print money? If we look at some of the entertainers who can afford exotic and expensive cars…

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Hitler’s Other Cars of the People: Pre-War Mercedes-Benz

Hitler’s Other Cars of the People: Pre-War Mercedes-Benz

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This is our most recent article for Hagerty Insurance of the UK. You will find this article on Hagerty Insurance’s web site if you click here. Hagerty Insurance are a classic car insurance company. You will…

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1989 Aston Martin Lagonda Series 4 Sedan

1989 Aston Martin Lagonda Series 4 Sedan

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The Aston Martin Lagonda first appeared in 1976 and it was to have been a car that would save Aston Martin from financial difficulties. Sadly however in its first iteration it turned out to be the…

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1960 Pininfarina X

1960 Pininfarina X

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Sometimes we look at a concept car, especially one from the creative sixties and seventies, and we wonder “what were they thinking”? The 1960 Pininfarina X has that effect on me. Like the car you created…

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