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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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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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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Peugeot 504

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An Autobooks Peugeot 504 owners workshop manual. In today’s automotive market there exist many individual models that have been produced for a number of years, even decades, by a particular […]

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Zenith Carburettors

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A vintage Zenith carburettor switch unit. The development of a device for mixing air and fuel to power internal combustion engines significantly predates the first practical automobiles by almost 80 […]

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Personal Steering Wheel

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A 1970’s Alfa Romeo steering wheel by Personal. The early development of the motor car saw many innovations that would set the automotive standard for all subsequent designs, although some […]

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C1 Corvette

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A C1 Corvette battery/oil gauge instrument cluster. Although it is now referred to as ‘America’s Sports Car’ the first Chevrolet Corvette model (Officially known as as the C1) was not […]

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Ford Model T

With over 15 million examples produced from 1908 to 1927 the Ford Model T has gone down in automotive history as the vehicle that provided average wage earning Americans (and […]

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Bleriot Lights

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Lighting the way for early motorists, French entrepreneur Louis Bleriot developed the first practical automobile headlights in the late 19th century. Powered by acetylene gas (produced via the reaction of […]

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