The heavenly grid has grown again

The ranks of the heavenly grid have swollen somewhat this week with the arrivals of Guy Ligier, Justin Wilson, Eric Thompson and Roger Keele, racers all, if of differing eras. Continue reading


News on our internet shop(s)

We have been working on our on-line sales channels over the last week Continue reading

Thanks to all our readers – see our blogging year 2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,100 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 35 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

FIAT/Chrysler flogging Ferrari?

News broke today that Ferrari were being sold, but as is so often the case the headline did bot reflect the full story. Continue reading

some nice car badges from our automobilia selection

We have a number of car badges available, some of which are in the photo here. Continue reading

so what’s new for sale at DriverJohn then?

Despite the problems with Gloucester Antiques Centre we are still very much in business. Amongst what we have for sale at the moment there are a number of aviation related collectibles from BOAC, Pan Am, American Airlines and others, mostly from the 1960s and 1970s, but some 1950s and some contemporary. Many of these have been listed on our eBay store and there are some more to come, so do click the link on our eBay site to subscribe for updates. Continue reading

More news on the shop

The shop will be closing shortly whilst we are overseas, but things have gone well over the last month with a steady stream of sales. At the moment the sales are all running through the eBay version of the shop, but we are looking at an on-line store to provide an alternative sales channel for buyers and we have also started to compile lists of items so that we can add them as ‘pdf downloads from the current website. Continue reading

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