1967 Shelby 427 'Semi-Competition' Cobra Chassis No. CSX 3045Estimate:$1,400,000-$1,700,000 USAUCTION DATE:Friday, January 18, 2013Est. 485 hp, 427 cu. in. “medium-riser” overhead valve V-8 engine with four-barrel Holley carburetor, four-speed manual transmission, four-wheel independent upper and lower A-arms with coil springs, Koni tubular shock absorbers, and anti-sway bars, and four-wheel Girling disc brakes with alloy calipers. Wheelbase: 90 in.• One of only 29 Semi-Competition Cobras built• Genuine ... read more »
Knock, Knock ....Who's there? Why, it's this week's style steal! The out-of-the-archives look of this piece brings to mind old-timey classics, Grandma's jewelry box, and wanderings through old English gardens. We're pairing these doorknockers with our most modern ensemble for the perfect old-meets-new look. Available at Babycakes Boutique
Do you have a roaring sense of style? You will when you wear these golden lionhead, doorknocker earrings. Perfect for a night out in the city or brunch with Mummy. - P... read more »
I read this classic on my Kindle whilst holidaying in Paris and the South of France, which proved serendipitous, as the bulk of the action takes place in these two locations. In fact, I recognised many of the places referred to in the book, as I toured.
A great tome of a read, it gripped me from the start and held my attention throughout, in spite of the often flowery descriptive prose, authorial intrusion and sometimes obtuse classical references.
Dumas draws the central character, Edmond Dantes, la... read more »
Hey! It's early tuesday and I'm not even supposed to be doing this because I banned myself but I can't resist >_<
Anywho, this week's Top Ten Tuesday topic is "Older" Books I Don't Want People to Forget. Well, by my own standards, old means books that are over 10 years in print. Let's be simple. I was really excited to be doing this because there are just some awesome books that I want to put in here. So without (any more) further ado, I think it's just about time I start naming them!
1. Pride and Pre... read more »
A modern classic about love and lists from Nick Hornby. read more »
Congratulations Geoffrey Rush, Australian of the Year 2012. read more »
1929 Cord L-29 Hayes Coupe. Ultimate in classic era design and rarity headed to RM's Amelia Island sale in March read more »
1984 Duesenberg SJ "Twenty Grand" Tribute. Duesenberg Twenty Grand tribute to cross the block at Russo and Steele | Hemmings Blog: Classic and collectible cars and parts read more »
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Thisclassic, in the true sense of the word, was written by Plato some time afterthe execution of his admired narrator, Socrates, in 399BC. The supposeddramatic setting for the narrative is around 420BC.
Takingthe form of a discussion between Socrates and friends, the work is aphilosophical treatise founded on the theme of justice. It touches, along theway, many other aspects of life and thought and can be seen to be a foundationstone in the building of Western thought, politics and ... read more »