The Swap Meet

For classic car and bike enthusiasts the world over an automotive swap meet is a must do highlight event. Whether searching for that elusive spare part or piece of automobilia, […]

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What is Automobilia?

Automobilia is a portmanteau word combining ‘automobile’ and ‘memorabilia’. As such it can be defined as objects of memorabilia related to the automobile. Such objects are generally collected and traded […]

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Windscreen Washer

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A 1950s Chevrolet windscreen washer reservoir and pump. In concert with their technical sophistication the sheer velocity of early automobiles increased at a rapid rate, so much so that even […]

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Bentley 4 1/4 Manual

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An original manual for the Bentley 4 ¼ litre model. In common with many other vintage era automobiles individual Bentley models were often designated by their engine displacement or configuration. […]

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Station Wagons

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A Holden EK station sedan badge. Now largely displaced by the ubiquitous SUV the station wagon, or station sedan as the early Holden variants were known, was once the go […]

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Benzina Magazine Launch

Gearshifter attended the recent launch of Benzina, a classic car and bike focused magazine. Based in Melbourne, Australia the publication sets out to celebrate ‘the ongoing heritage and culture of […]

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All Ford Day Geelong

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Gearshifter was at the 2021 All Ford Day in Geelong last Sunday! The event celebrated its 30th year as one of Australia’s largest single make displays. Over 1000 Ford vehicles […]

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GM Tissue Box

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An original 1950s Chevrolet “Auto-Serv” tissue dispenser. Optional accessories have long been a popular way of inexpensively enhancing the features of a base model automobile, especially in the U.S market. […]

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2021 Eddington Sprints

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According to the Wikipedia entry for the small town of Eddington, located in Central Victoria, there are, within its boundaries ‘ two former hotels, a former general store, former police […]

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Scalextric

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Original Scalextric tracks and accessories. Since1957 Scalextric sets have been providing the excitement of scale motor racing to adults and children alike throughout the world. Invented by Englishman Fred Francis, […]

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