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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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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A French Vintage Car Adventure

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The early days of motoring inspired many adventurous characters to test the limits of their new machines, often traversing landscapes that had never before witnessed mechanical transportation. One such person […]

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Rob Roy Hillclimb

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One of the oldest forms of motorsport, hillclimbing pits a driver against the clock in a literal uphill battle to be the fastest to the top. In 1937 members of […]

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