22 Nov 2019
Following a busy week collecting and delivering items in Cheshire , Lacashire and
14 Nov 2019
This Avery pump in National Benzole livery is now available in our showroom
10 Nov 2019
Nigel Mansell Red 5 watch is now available on our website , it
06 Nov 2019
The pump hired by Disney for the film DUMBO which came out in
03 Nov 2019
More items are on their way to Australia following a visit this week
03 Nov 2019
The Morris pick up cotinues to progress with the light recommisioning after several
04 Oct 2019
This cast metal model of the famous "Taxi for Senna " incident at
27 Sep 2019
This week we should have been in Jersey but the trip was cancelled
13 Sep 2019
Nigel Mansell was delighted with his petrol pump we restored to go in
03 Sep 2019
We are pleased to arrange overnight accommodaation for our clients just two miles from
21 Aug 2019
The vintage American pump hired by DISNEY for the recent film DUMBO is
20 Aug 2019
We send signs all over the World and are very lucky to have
16 Aug 2019
Rob sold this Morris Pick up brand new 48 years ago when he
31 Jul 2019
We have a fantastic selection of GLASS globes , these globes are made on
21 Jul 2019
I receive at least 20 calls a week from folk asking me to
16 Jul 2019
Aston Martin collectors here is a great sign for your collection , this
15 Jul 2019
We have just purchased a fantastic collection of ORIGINAL enamel signs that are
01 Jul 2019
Over the past 45 years Rob has collected items which form his private
22 Jun 2019
BP and Mobil livery pumps available now for sale on our website ,
15 Jun 2019
After 50 years in the trade Rob will be drawing his pension next
15 May 2019
We were contacted a few weeks ago by the makers of the new
15 May 2019
The Ferrari pump we have been restoring for former World champion Nigel Mansell
18 Apr 2019
We have completed the restoration of the Avery pump that is going to
03 Apr 2019
We are giving our clients the chance to own a Ferrari F1 simulator
19 Mar 2019
Disney launch their new blockbuster DUMBO in ten days and we have 40
07 Mar 2019
This superb FERRARI dealer sign is now in stock , see listings !!!!!
01 Mar 2019
BENTLEY and MASERATI genuine showroom dealer signs aquired this week , stunning items
18 Feb 2019
AA Garage lightbox made by FRANCO with glass panels and in stunning condition
10 Feb 2019
Sir Jackie Stewart has agreed to contribute to our new book which will
03 Feb 2019
The latest pump we are restoring for Nigel Mansell MBE is well on
03 Feb 2019
Talks are taking place for Automobilia-uk to feature on a TV show for
07 Jan 2019
This superb Gulf livery pump was delivered and placed on display at a
31 Dec 2018
This rare Castrol cabinet we purchased along with ten petrol pumps from the
24 Dec 2018
The pump we restored and donated to Sir Jackie Stewart's charity " Race
23 Dec 2018
Our showroom is open everyday during Christmas and the New Year for our
14 Dec 2018
Isle of Wight Needles Landmark Attraction provides us with haul of ten vintage
05 Dec 2018
Nigel Mansell pump in workshop . Work begins tomorrow on the latest project ,
30 Nov 2018
This week we have been over to the Isle of Wight collecting petrol
23 Nov 2018
Carl Fogarty Super Bike Champ and I'm a Celebrity winner ! Last night I
21 Nov 2018
TV chef James Martin was on BBC Radio on Monday 12th of November
20 Nov 2018
Next week we are going over to the Isle of Wight where we
15 Nov 2018
This week we have sent a pump to BRATISLAVA , it was collected
07 Nov 2018
The vintage pump we purchased along with three others from the Supermarket owners
02 Nov 2018
Today we were on board QM2 the flag ship of the Cunard line
27 Oct 2018
This week we were in Suffolk , delivering a pump and a Ferrari
17 Oct 2018
The large Predator sculpture has been sold and is going to a centre
16 Oct 2018
Today I was in the BBC studio doing a motoring spot with Andy
10 Oct 2018
These three original pumps were completed this week with new wireing and graphics
08 Oct 2018
The flying lady statue " Spirit of Ecstasy " is on its way
02 Oct 2018
BBC man Andy Twigge met singer songwriter Col Lewis at the showroom at
27 Sep 2018
Nigel Mansell signed Wayne vintage pump is now complete and in the showroom
05 Sep 2018
GOODWOOD !!!!! this week we delivered props to be on show at the Goodwood
16 Aug 2018
We are delighted to offer to our client base a chance to own
11 Aug 2018
Three of our pumps will be on display on stands at this years
01 Aug 2018
BBC radio interview today at BBC Radio Derby talking about Automobilia and the
31 Jul 2018
FANTASTIC new stock arrived this week with some stunning rare items , all
28 Jul 2018
Two BP signs have been purchased along with several other signs by one
26 Jul 2018
Rick Parfitt Jnr collects his India sign as we have a a fun
21 Jul 2018
I have recently been lucky enough to acquire this fantastic print " Best
21 Jul 2018
This rare Champion clock from the 1950;s has sold and what a great
20 Jul 2018
The pump we restored for James Martin's " French Adventure " TV series
19 Jul 2018
Sir Jackie Stewart pump delivered to its new owner in Scotland !!!!! A
14 Jul 2018
We are delighted that the pump we restored for Sir Jackie Stewart's charity
06 Jul 2018
Race Against Dementia 45 million people around the world have dementia today. One
05 Jul 2018
Sir Jackie Stewart signs pump ! Today we visited the Hertfordshire home of
27 Jun 2018
These BP signs are one of the most sought after signs on the
25 Jun 2018
The vintage pump we are restoring for Sir Jackie Stewart is nearing completion
22 Jun 2018
Grandson Reagan visits Jersey this week and meets Nigel Mansell and the pump
22 Jun 2018
STUNNING Holts cabinet arrives in showroom this week , one of the best
10 Jun 2018
Nigel Mansell has ordered another pump for his Jersey collection , following the
09 Jun 2018
Visit the fantastic Mansell Collection this summer in Jersey and see the 722
08 Jun 2018
Nigel Mansell Red 5 pump is now on display in his Jersey "
02 Jun 2018
RNLI , just back from three days down south on a buying trip
25 May 2018
What a great display item this full size genuine race car body and
22 May 2018
Last night 20 members of the Swadlincote 41 club attending a talk and
09 May 2018
We have sold the Shell livery Gilbarco pump to a client in MALTA
04 May 2018
The small Shell livery pump we restored a few weeks ago is going
25 Apr 2018
This week we had several VIP visitors to the showroom includind a racing
17 Apr 2018
We have purchased three superb 1/12 models of Nigel's famous race cars including
17 Apr 2018
We have a limted number of these large Ferrari alloy repro signs that
17 Apr 2018
We are now taking bookings for our charity talks and showroom group visits
17 Apr 2018
We have a limited number of dates available for groups to visit and
10 Apr 2018
The Pepsi vending machine we had on sale is going to Portugal along
02 Apr 2018
More restored pumps go in showroom , this week we completed the restoration
02 Apr 2018
We are delighted to be restoring a vintage petrol pump which will be
22 Mar 2018
Last week we were collecting a vintage petrol pump from Northamptonshire , we
18 Mar 2018
Last week we completed the restorations on four pumps which are now in
18 Mar 2018
The Gilbarco pump in our showroom is returning to the USA after it
08 Mar 2018
Sir Jackie Stewart is one of the greatest racing drivers of all time
06 Mar 2018
The Disney film we provided props for will be released next year “Dumbo”
02 Mar 2018
Many sellers contact us to buy pumps in the hope that items that
01 Mar 2018
After a record busy period since the new year we are now working
23 Feb 2018
This week we were in Hampshire on a large estate owned by the
14 Feb 2018
Sir Stirling Moss race suit owned by us is going on loan to
31 Jan 2018
It took three years to negotiate the purchase of these two rare Oil
31 Jan 2018
The National Benzole pump on our website is now in the office in
25 Jan 2018
This week we delivered a petrol pump and air pump to one of
20 Jan 2018
BBC pump hired for the production of Grandpa's Great Escape as been sold
18 Jan 2018
We delivered our Schumacher engine cover to Scunthope this week , this superb
18 Jan 2018
Nigel Mansell was so pleased with his vintage pump we have built for
12 Jan 2018
We have sold a special pump to a client who lives on the
10 Jan 2018
A copy of our book All Things Automobilia is now available on the
05 Jan 2018
The pump used on the BBC TV special Grandpa's great escape and shown
28 Dec 2017
Nigel Mansell RED5 pump is now complete and awaits the former World Champion
24 Dec 2017
We will be in Amsterdam on New Years Eve as we are spending
22 Dec 2017
We have had a record Christmas sales boom with items going all over
22 Dec 2017
Nigel Mansell RED5 pump is now complete and in the showroom but we
20 Dec 2017
Merry Christmas to all our wonderful clients and a big thank you for
20 Dec 2017
This week we received all the props from Disney , three items remained
15 Dec 2017
When is Grandpa's Great Escape on TV? The show will air on BBC
08 Dec 2017
Two pumps have been completed this week , an Avery in BP and
05 Dec 2017
The Firestone map enamel sign has been sold to a client in Switzerland
03 Dec 2017
We are in talks with a production company regarding us taking part in a
24 Nov 2017
We have been notified this week that filming of the new Disney blockbuster
20 Nov 2017
The RED 5 pump we are building to go into Nigel Mansells Jersey
20 Nov 2017
The petrol pump used on the BBC Christmas show Grandpa's Great Escape which
12 Nov 2017
Make sure you get your orders in early as our last day for
08 Nov 2017
A great night out for the lads , early Christmas get together before
02 Nov 2017
Beckmeter pump and Oil cabinet were delivered to Edinburgh this morning and new
02 Nov 2017
Chelsea and Portugal goalkeeper Eduardo Carvalho visited the showroom this week and tried
02 Nov 2017
Jason from The Signature Store visited the showroom yesterday to have a blast
02 Nov 2017
Our Preditor sculpture towers over giant Chelsea keeper Eduardo in our Burton showroom
29 Oct 2017
The Nigel Mansell RED5 pump is taking shape , the pump has been
22 Oct 2017
This Christmas will see one of our pumps appear in a BBC production with
19 Oct 2017
Premier League player Eduardo who plays for Chelsea and Portugal is going to
18 Oct 2017
The BBC visited the showroom to record two interviews for BBC Radio Derby
12 Oct 2017
The BBC are visiting the showroom next week to feature the pump used in
12 Oct 2017
One of our vintage pumps will appear on a Christmas special being filmed
12 Oct 2017
We are delighted to be suppling a store in Japan with automobilia items
10 Oct 2017
Our Ferrari simulator is now ready to raise funds for the RNLI ,
01 Oct 2017
The Predator sculpture we purchased last week is causing a lot of interest
30 Sep 2017
Our new website is now live , it will take us a few
24 Sep 2017
FERRARI simulator we recently purchased is now up and running in the showroom
22 Sep 2017
On Tuesday and Wednesday this week we covered 667 miles collecting and delivering items to Cowsbridge , Cardiff , Slough , Folkstone and finally a meeting at Brooklands to discuss the livery for the Nigel Mansell pump. We
13 Sep 2017
We are at present in talks to supply props for a TV production and also to film at the showroom for a TV show . We have again turned down the chance to take part in an American TV
13 Sep 2017
The pump used on the new Disney film which was returned from Pinewood
06 Sep 2017
The Ferrari simulator arrived in the showroom this morning along with some other
01 Sep 2017
We have purchased a full size race car which is now in the showroom , a great display item , it is just the bodywork and chassis tub so would make a great wall art display .
01 Sep 2017
We have purchased a Ferrari simulator from one of our clients which will be arriving in the showroom next week . The unit comes with computer and three Ferrari screens .
01 Sep 2017
Yesterday we collected the vintage pump from Pinewood that has been used on the new Disney film being shot at the moment along with around thirty other items , two items are still being used and will be
25 Aug 2017
Passengers on board the Cunard cruise ship Queen Elizabeth can now visit the library and take out a copy of our book " All things Automobilia " . The book was published to raise funds for the East Midlands
25 Aug 2017
Our new truck is now lettered and joins the Ford Custom , the livery was applied this wek and the truck is now ready to work with the Custom delivering items and collecting stock from around the UK
17 Aug 2017
TV presenter what hw wrote on TWITTER !!!!! Henry Cole @HenryColeTV Aug 11 More Our new Gladstone globe that @automobilia_uk delivered today! What an amazing piece of artistry, it will be treasured for many years to come. (he loves
17 Aug 2017
The vintage pump and other props hired by Disney are to return from Pinewood in the next two weeks as filming is now complete although a couple of items will remain as they are being used on the
12 Aug 2017
We have purchased a full size race car which will will be using as a display in the showroom and possibly fix on a board and offer to clients for display in their collection.
11 Aug 2017
We have just completed a commision for TV presenter Henry Cole , and we got to see his shed ! Henry has appeared on our screens for over thirty years on travel shows and motorcycle shows and is best
11 Aug 2017
We have purchased a Rolls Royce showroom display statue that is made of brass on a stone plinth and is one of the best items of automobilia we have ever offered for sale . The item was photographed
26 Jul 2017
We were in Manchester yesterday at the request of TV chef James Martin
24 Jul 2017
We have been searching for a pump to restore in the livery of RED 5 for former World champion Nigel Mansell and we are sure we have located the ideal pump from a garage near Tetbury just up
19 Jul 2017
TOP PUBLISHING COMPANY USE OUR SHOWROOM AND ITEMS FOR PHOTO SHOOT ! Dorling Kindersley (DK) is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 62 languages. It is part of Penguin Random
18 Jul 2017
Today we were visited by a major book publishing company from London who spent the day photographing our items of automobilia for a new book publication which will be in the shops early next year .The London crew
15 Jul 2017
The items on loan to the major film company DISNEY are to remain at Pinewood where they are shooting a new blockbuster for a further period. We received the request this week to extend the loan .
06 Jul 2017
July 25th . Manchester , PETROLHEADS LUNCH with James Martin at his fantastic restaurant , see his website for tickets . Meet Dougie Lampkin MBE , and see the 722 Sir Stirling Moss signed pump and some great
30 Jun 2017
James Martin , Dougie Lampkin MBE and Automobilia-UK join together for Petrolheads lunch at James's Manchester restaurant . James Martin has asked us to join him and Dougie at a themed lunch on July 25th where we
26 Jun 2017
All the way by car from Japan to Automobilia-uk ! Taka and Sayaka set off from Japan in July last year and have travelled by Jeep 4 x 4 across Russia , Europe , Morocco , South Africa
25 Jun 2017
Yesterday we sponsored Lullington Park CC first and third elevens , on my Mum's 84th birthday so all the family attended and enjoyed afternoon tea , my son in law Leon won the match for the first team
22 Jun 2017
The Ashby De La Zouch Tractor Club were given a talk and shown around the Automobilia-uk showrooms on the 21st . June . Twenty members turned up for the evening and all seemed to enjoy the experence at the
17 Jun 2017
Today we delivered a pump and several signs to one of our top clients , he only has eight Ferraris a few other classics , motorbikes and this lovely Aston which I fell in love with . Tough job
15 Jun 2017
AUSTRALIA BOUND !!!!! over 50 items were parcelled and loaded on a van yesterday to be dropped off at a shipping depot in Birmingham where they will be loaded into a container bound for Melbourne Australia , the
11 Jun 2017
They have travelled from Japan and are going around the world at the moment they are in Scotland and they sent me this email asking if they can visit Automobilia-uk " Hello We are traveling whole world with our
09 Jun 2017
We have now opened the new reception area at our Burton on Trent showroom in time for several car clubs that are visiting in the next few weeks , including one from Belgium . We have also extended
08 Jun 2017
Exciting news we have agreed with Nigel Mansell to build a " Red 5 " petrol pump , the pump will be displayed in his Jersey collection and will have a few surprises built in . Work on
01 Jun 2017
Today Alan , Paul and myself delivered the props to Pinewood Studios that will be used in the Disney film being directed by Tim Burton. In the photo you can just see the Bond 007 stage behind the van.
31 May 2017
We are delighted to be providing props for a new blockbuster DISNEY film which is to be shot at Pinewood Studios and Directed by TIM BURTON ! The props will be deliverd to the studios this week after contracts
24 May 2017
We had the chance to buy this superb Austin J40 pedal car last week and although we have limited space for such an item the J40 was so fantastic we could not resist . In the most sought after
14 May 2017
Some things you just have to leave where they are !!!!! This week I discovered this pedal car in a Devon barn , it had rested for many years in the loft of the barn and was part
11 May 2017
We have had a record two weeks for sales from the Burton on Trent showroom with five pumps being sold and over thirty original signs being snapped up , with twelve signs destined for Australia . We are
09 May 2017
Former Super Middleweight Champion (W.K.A) Liam Parker called in to see the new Burton on Trent showroom and bought along his championship belt . Alan showed Liam and his partner Laura around the new showroom and pointed out
06 May 2017
We have a limited edition of only FIVE of these very special signs that have been hand signed by FOUR Ferrari legends with full photo and written authentication . ALAIN PROST . KIMI RAIKKONEN . JOHN SURTEES . NIGEL
05 May 2017
Work was completed on the new showroom at Burton on Trent at lunchtime today just in time for our first VIP visitors tonight , my Mum and Dad who are both 84 , and they loved it .
02 May 2017
Twelve signs to be delivered to collector in Kent were loaded on the van today ready for trip south tomorrow.
01 May 2017
Work on the new showroom at Burton on Trent is taking shape , the main showroom is almost complete with further work underway on the extension including new client toilets and additional parking . It is hoped all the
27 Apr 2017
We have been busy revamping the Burton on Trent showroom now that our retail operations have returned to Burton from the Leicester store .We were unable to house the full stock at Leicester and found we were trying
19 Apr 2017
You cannot make it up , Shell pumps and a BUNNY !!!!!
14 Apr 2017
George , Reagan and Henry join Grandad for fun with the J40 .
13 Apr 2017
Today we delivered an Avery pump to Marques Classic and sports car showroom in Stratford on Avon .
09 Apr 2017
We have just completed the restoration of seven vintage pumps in SHELL livery and all these pumps are now available to clients .For more details please phone Rob on 07976 435293.
09 Apr 2017
A couple of years ago I received a phone call one night from Dick Mason a gent from Norfolk who had been in and around motor cars and automobilia most of his life and who I had got
25 Mar 2017
Col Lewis the singing bus driver from Burton on Trent seen here in the showroom last year is to perform in America where his songs have been getting a lot of air time , Col will fly out
23 Mar 2017
This fantastic Citroen van is now ready for TV and film hire from automobilia-uk, full restoration just completed to mint condition , what a little cracker .
15 Mar 2017
Today I entered a barn to find this amazing carriage dating from around the late 1700.s early 1800 ish ! it was covered in cobwebs and dust , but just to find it , touch it and gaze
17 Feb 2017
We have turned down the chance to take part in a TV show , we were asked by a casting company in London to be part of a day time show but we felt the show was not
11 Feb 2017
The 722 pump will be going out on loan again next week to a private collector , we have turned down request's from the USA and Belgium for the 722 to attend functions . It will be back in
28 Jan 2017
This stunning Shell livery pump was delivered to its new home this week and installed outside this superb garage in the grounds of a Cambridgeshire mansion , The finishing touch to a new garage complex the pump will no
27 Jan 2017
Barn find ! this week we found these two Austin J40 pedal cars in a Suffolk barn ! One being in nice condition with superb patina in one of the the more desirable colours pastel green and the other
22 Dec 2016
We feature on Salvage Hunter with Drew Pritchard at 8pm on Christmas day on Quest TV .
17 Nov 2016
We have purchased a haul of vintage pumps from a barn in Devon and panels were even stored in the rafters , we think their are around 30 pumps in total all stripped ready for restoring , sadly
07 Nov 2016
The Sir Stirling Moss 722 livery pump we restored is proving a hit in London , the pump is on show in BELSTAFF New Bond Street where it has been for two weeks and will remain in store
05 Nov 2016
Our Burton on Trent showroom will feature on TV this Wednesday 9th November at 8pm on Quest with Jesse McClure in British Treasures , American Gold . The show was filmed earlier in the year .
24 Oct 2016
The 722 livery pump we have built to commemorate Sir Stirling Moss winning the 1955 Mille Miglia is now on display in New Bond Street London in the famous BELSTAFF store . It will be on show until
24 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
A new six part show starts tonight at 8pm on Quest , the show is called British Treasures , American Gold and stars Jesse McClure of Storage Hunter fame , we feature in one of the shows but
19 Oct 2016
Two days down south and a visit to one of our favorite clients who has just purchased a brand new Ferrari , WOW ! He also has a fantastic globe collection .
19 Oct 2016
We have secured the purchase of a massive amount of pump parts to add to our stock of pump and parts . Sadly the owner passed away and we were contacted to see if we were interested in buying
04 Oct 2016
A great weekend in France where I met pop legends Tony Blackburn and Gerry Marsden ( Gerry sang some of his hits including " ferry cross the mersey " and You'll never walk alone " ) fantastic weekend
22 Sep 2016
A superb day filming in Oxfordshire with the 722 replica car and the 722 petrol pump. The video of the shoot will be out soon following the 722 pump launch at the famous Belstaff store in London.
20 Sep 2016
The photo and video shoot with the 722 pump will take place in Oxfordshire this week along with a full size replica of the Mercedes 300SLR . Photos will be shown on the site later this week.
07 Sep 2016
Today we delivered this superb Shell livery pump to a collector in Shropshire and what a treat to see his vintage coaches and what a great chap . The pump took pride of place at the side of his
06 Sep 2016
The pump we have built to commemorate Sir Stirling winning the Mille Miglia in 1955 will be on display in the Bond Street store of World famous fashion retailers BELSTAFF the pump and race suit will also be
28 Aug 2016
Automobilia-uk will be featuring in an episode of a new TV series which is to be shown in the UK , France and the USA , the show called British Treasures American Gold stars Jesse McClure the star
27 Aug 2016
Today we went over to T.C Harrison Derby to inspect our new van which will be delivered on Thursday to the showroom . We have changed from gold on black to black on gold , it is now lettered
20 Aug 2016
The pump we have built to commemorate Sir Stirling winning the 1955 Mille Miglia is now complete . The pump will be going to London to be showcased in a Bond Street store in the next few weeks after
09 Aug 2016
The 722 pump signed by Sir Stirling Moss and built to commemorate his great win in 1955 in the Mille Miglia will soon be complete . Once finished it is going to be filmed before it will be unveiled
01 Aug 2016
Our new office is looking good and the new packaging room will soon be in action , pics show Alan and Karl taking a break during work this morning . The old showroom is also under going a revamp
21 Jul 2016
The epissode of Salvage Hunter we appeared in last year is being shown on Quest tonight at 8.30 pm and on plus one on Quest at around 9.30pm.
16 Jul 2016
We are at present on a buying trip down south for a few days . We have managed to buy a vintage pump and several signs and have one more planned visit today to a seller in Hampshire
02 Jul 2016
722 Sir Stirling Moss pump !
28 Jun 2016
Opera singer Gary Glaysher popped into the showroom last week in between rehersals , he was appearing in Derby in the Mikado.
28 Jun 2016
The Morris we have rebuilt and the Fina pump was delivered to their new home today .The Morris looked stunning in the garden in front of the Abbey the home of one of our top clients , the
27 Jun 2016
The Avery 288 we have been restoring went into the showroom this morning and on our website for sale . In BP livery this pump would grace any collection .
25 Jun 2016
The lighthouse pump we started to restore just after Christmas is now finished and in the showroom , this ten feet tall super pump is magnificent and would grace any collection . The best lighthouse pump in Europe ?
20 Jun 2016
It was a dash today to get Sir Stirling Moss to sign the Ferrari livery pump we have built for Goodwood , as he only returned from holiday in the last couple of days . The pump will be
15 Jun 2016
Our trip to Norfolk at the weekend and some interesting cars
11 Jun 2016
Today we were in Diss , Norfolk at a stunning location to shoot a demo film and I got to drive this Cortina GT .
04 Jun 2016
Watch the video of our Maserati coffee table on sale in our showroom
28 May 2016
We are building two Sir Stirling Moss signed pumps in the next few weeks , one is a Ferrari pump which will be on sale at Goodwood next month ( more details later ) and the second is
26 May 2016
Today we collected a vintage pump from an orchard in Kent near Ramsgate with a fascinating history . The pump was housed in a building that belonged to a company that made special bricks used on the streets in
22 May 2016
Having seen the garden they wanted us to dress at the Chelsea Flower Show I feel our items perhaps with a pump would have looked good and made the scene come alive , but we had to turn
19 May 2016
What a great day , this morning I was working on the lighthouse pump , what a beauty that will be ! then at lunchtime it was off to Worcestershire to meet a lovely couple Michael and Joyce
16 May 2016
Today we delivered the race suit authenticated as one of one and signed by Sir Stirling Moss to a leading UK company to have on show for six weeks . Not only is the suit signed but also the
09 May 2016
The Les Leston race suit authenticated by Sir Stirling as one of one is going out on loan this summer , next week it will be on display for a few weeks at one of the UK's leading
23 Apr 2016
We monitor our website statistics on a regular basis , this gives us a fair indication of how TV shows or advertising affects the visitor numbers to the site . Analytics show us where visitors come from how long
19 Apr 2016
This stunning Gilbert and Barker pump is now complete and ready for delivery to its new home in a central London reception . It has taken six weeks to complete the full restoration and must be one of the
06 Apr 2016
This morning we delivered the third pump to " Welcome Break " the motorway services company to display in their Newport Pagnell headquarters ! It was then on to a farm in Essex to collect two more pumps we
02 Apr 2016
Fantastic lightboxes in stock including two very very rare items a Rolls Royce and a Bentley which we think are the only ones available anywhere. We also have a rare MG and a Morris , all these are on
02 Apr 2016
We are very proud that today we feature in the Financial Times magazine "How to spend it " One of our pumps takes pride of place in the magazine article , our stunning BP livery pump .
26 Mar 2016
This week we were delighted to welcome Col Lewis the singing bus driver from Burton to shoot his new video in our wonderful showroom , the scene was amazing with lighting effects and an atmosphere that was magical
18 Mar 2016
This superb Gilbaco is now in the showroom and on sale on our website
16 Mar 2016
Today was a real treat , first call was to check out two fantastic AA bikes which we are going to use for TV and film hire and then on to deliver two of our pumps to one
13 Mar 2016
One for the showroom a fantastic display item ! Could be in an Oxford Street window display soon !!!!!
12 Mar 2016
Bertie visits showroom to check out new stock !
09 Mar 2016
A top Director /Producer from London who worked on the hit series Trading up with Wheeler Dealers Mike Brewer and Ed China is in talks with a TV company and production company to make a show about Automobili-uk
03 Mar 2016
What a fantastic afternoon spent with my grandson George at the Stonehurst farm park and wonderful museum with lots of great cars and automobilia at Mountsorrel near Loughborough , a super day out for all the family ,
29 Feb 2016
28 Feb 2016
Jesse McClure who was filming at our showroom this week gets a signed copy of our new book , Jesse was shooting scenes for a new programme that will be shown on TV in the autumn that will
27 Feb 2016
The Bugatti pump we built and displayed at the London show has now been delivered to its new home to stand at the side of a superb rare Bugatti sports saloon in Hertfordshire. The new owners are absolutely delighted
24 Feb 2016
This week we have had a film crew at the showroom filming a new series for Quest TV . Jesse McClure of Storage Hunter fame is shooting a new series and Automobilia-uk will be part of that new
24 Feb 2016
George sorts out stock for granddad in showroom this morning !!!!!
21 Feb 2016
This week we were at the London Classic car Show where the stars were out in force including David Coultard , Bradley Walsh , and a our good friend opera singer Gari Glaysher , Gari is seen on
16 Feb 2016
Our latest restoration is now complete and in the showroom . This superb Avery pump in BP livery is stunning a real show stopper ! See more pictures in our pumps for sale section !!!!!
13 Feb 2016
Grandson George inspects pumps we are taking to the London classic car show next week. George loves visiting the showroom and loves the pumps and he liked the Bugatti lightbox we have built Pictures show the little fella this morning
10 Feb 2016
07 Feb 2016
The Bugatti pump we are building for the London classic car show is taking shape and looking good . A client had reserved this pump and was going to view and decide at the show but having seen the
30 Jan 2016
Grandson George today visits showroom , the little chap just loves pumps ! wonder who he takes after ?
27 Jan 2016
A limited edition of our book " All things Automobilia " will soon be available signed by the author and Sir Sterling Moss. These copies are all " First Editions " and will only be available through The Signature
24 Jan 2016
Our vintage pumps are proving to be very popular following our recent appearances on several TV channels. This follows our success with some of the countries leading companies including Welcome Break , BP and Ralph Lauren who have
14 Jan 2016
12 Jan 2016
Today we delivered two pumps to the motorway service station giants " Welcome Break " the pumps were taken to the company headquarters where one was placed in reception and the other sited in the staff restaurant the
11 Jan 2016
Today we presented the East Midlands Air Ambulance with a cheque for £250.00 following sales of our book " All things automobilia " the book was a project to help several charities locally and nationwide , all profits
05 Jan 2016
We are busy preparing for the LCCS next month, we have a stand where we will be showcasing two very special pumps and selling our book " All things automobilia "
03 Jan 2016
Grandsons George and Reagan with their first petrol pump , they start young at Automobilia-uk.
01 Jan 2016
This week we delivered two pumps to fuel giants BP for the reception of their London headquarters , we have also sold two pumps to Welcome Break the leading motorway service company for their reception at their headquarters
01 Jan 2016
We are building a very special pump in the next few weeks , we are restoring an art deco style pump with some special features in Bugatti livery . The pump will be showcased on our stand at the
26 Dec 2015
On Wednesday next week myself and Alan T will be delivering two vintage pumps to a major company in St.James's Square in London . The pumps will be on display in the companies reception area and will form part
23 Dec 2015
We are delighted to announce the book written by Rob Arnold " All things Automobilia " is now ON SALE on our website with ALL profits from the book going to charity ! The book gives readers an insight
23 Dec 2015
21 Dec 2015
We are to feature in the Financial Times supplement " How To Spend It Magazine " we were contacted three weeks ago and following editorial copy this week we have sent to London photos for the team to
10 Dec 2015
Today we delivered the hand crank pump and visited another stunning collection !!!!!
08 Dec 2015
Today the Beckmeter pump was delivered to South Wales as a surprise Christmas present for the new owner . His wife and daughter had secretly ordered the pump and when we drove up and he answered the door
06 Dec 2015
A fantastic item that will be in our showroom in the next ten days and on sale at £675
06 Dec 2015
This 24 carat GOLD plated Corgi model of the Goldfinger RR from the Bond film comes with the ULTIMATE certificated number 1007 very rare chance to buy this special numbered model.
03 Dec 2015
A great gift idea a LIMITED EDITION steering wheel signed and with autheticity certificate and photo of Sir Sterling signing . WHAT A FANTASTIC GIFT ! £190 inc. UK post !
02 Dec 2015
We have just purchased some amazing items for stock , including a Michael Schumacher signed full sized helmet including 100% authenticty certificate . Alonso items again with authenticity and even more super rare Sir Sterling Moss items . See
29 Nov 2015
This fantastic POWER PETROL clock is a repro of an original Power clock found in garages in the 1940s and a superb display item. It is double sided and in the showroom on sale. A fantastic item .
28 Nov 2015
Following two days in Cornwall and Wales we returned with lots of new stock which included the purchase of a whole automobilia collection from a lovely lady in Wales who had lost her husband and wanted to sell
21 Nov 2015
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21 Nov 2015
New stock and Christmas gift ideas !
14 Nov 2015
Maserati Coffee table on sale at Automobilia-uk.com Unique coffee table designed to highlight the exquisite engineering of Maserati. This cylinder head is from the M138 series of 4.2L engine and features variable timing for the chain driven inlet camshaft.
13 Nov 2015
We have hired props including the Ralph Lauren vintage petrol pump to the Classic and Sports Car magazine for their stand at this weekends NEC classic car show.
11 Nov 2015
10 Nov 2015
Today we delivered the two pumps purchased by a Ferrari enthusiast in Brighton , with the garage doors open the view to the sea was superb and the two pumps have a super marbled floor garage to sit
10 Nov 2015
Just a few photos of the Ferrari model car collection myself and Alan visited today . I think this is the best Ferrari model car collection in the UK and possibly the World it is certainly the best
09 Nov 2015
Today we met Col Lewis the singing bus driver from Burton who is going to shoot a video in our showroom in the next couple of weeks . Watch our interview with Col and watch out for the BEAR
03 Nov 2015
Top media company Haymarket Media Group have hired the pump used by Ralph Lauren in their London store to dress the scene on one of the stands at the Classic car show at the NEC a week on
03 Nov 2015
Two pumps are now ready and complete and will be delivered to their new owner next week . The Ferrari and Shell pump seen here in the showroom will be packaged and laoded for the trip to Brighton next
30 Oct 2015
This week we have been busy buying new stock for the showroom , including three vintage pumps , thirty display boxes including Coca Cola and several rare automobilia items , We have travelled to Durham , London ,
28 Oct 2015
Two of our pumps and and several props were on ITV last Sunday and will be on every week for ten weeks . They were used for the sponsors advert on the new Jekyll and Hyde series ! Have
27 Oct 2015
The vintage pump and fifty items on hire to Ralph Lauren London have returned to the showroom , but the vintage pump has been booked to go out again having been hired by a company to display on
22 Oct 2015
This week I have been down south for a couple of days on a buying trip and found one of the original promotional cars used in 1963 for the Disney film HERBIE ! I took the car for a
16 Oct 2015
Special delivery this morning to my good friend Toni at Caruso Cafe in Derby . This Ferrari sign will be on show in the Cafe , call in for great Coffee and wonderful hospitailty from one I am proud
13 Oct 2015
The Avery pump with built in safe and one of the Limited Edition pumps we created for Signature partners to Sir Sterling Moss is being delivered on Saturday to its lucky new owner in Hertfordshire . The second in
09 Oct 2015
I have just returned from three days in London , on Wednesday night we attended the Cancer Care fund raiser at the Grovsenor Hotel on Park Lane where we joined a host of stars to raise funds for
06 Oct 2015
I hope this video explains why we cannot open the doors to people just wanting to look around .
03 Oct 2015
New showroom finished in a week !!!!! See pics of Monday morning and ones taken at lunchtime today ! Wow ! see more photos of new showroom under general items " SHOWROOM PICS "
02 Oct 2015
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02 Oct 2015
watch the video of our Cotswolds garage opening now !
01 Oct 2015
Work on the new showroom extension will be completed on Saturday . The new space gives us much needed extra room to display items and the facility to show TV and film companies our prop hire stock. A video to
29 Sep 2015
To see some amazing pictures of the Cotswolds garage opening click on "general items " at the top of page then click on Cotswolds photos . See these amazing pictures of the opening day of the refit project.
26 Sep 2015
Our new showroom extension is painted and ready for stock. Next week we begin the task of stocking the new area. The new extension will give us more space to display stock for film and TV props . Our
25 Sep 2015
Opera singer Gari Glaysher thrilled the invited guests at the opening of our garage project with a tear jerking performance of Nessum Dorma as a Ferrari rotated on the turntable ,the talented singer who has appered at the
24 Sep 2015
Garage opening , video on here soon ! this week we opened the garage project in the Cotswolds at the most amazing location at an Abbey owned by a Lord .The 70 foot garage was transformed from bunker
20 Sep 2015
Ralph Lauren have extended the loan of our props that are dressing their Mount Street London store. The company contacted us last week with a request to extend the loan to take the display up to their Christmas window
16 Sep 2015
The life size figure we aquired from Brighton a few months ago is going back to the seaside . Elvis has been purchased by the owners of a B&B in BLACKPOOL !
13 Sep 2015
We are increasing the size of our showroom , this is to give us more room to display our items for TV and film work . The new showroom will open in November and be double in size to
13 Sep 2015
We were contacted a few months ago by a bride to be asking if we could dress the tables at her forthcoming wedding as her husband to be was a classic car enthusiast . The theme was to be
08 Sep 2015
Early morning start on Monday with a 5am drive down to Hampshire to be on set by 7.30am. We were delivering props to be used in the making of a sponsors video which will be broadcast in October by
04 Sep 2015
One of our pumps along with other items from the showroom will be seen on the new series of Jekyll & Hyde. We are taking the items to Hampshire for the film shoot on Monday which will be part
29 Aug 2015
This is the first of many films we will be showing over the coming weeks about Automobilia-uk , we hope you enjoy these short videos , Coming up , restoring pumps , glass globes and bargain buys !
27 Aug 2015
Abi our artist has completed the commision for three superb paintings , they will all be on show at next months garage opening in the Cotswolds with possibly two of them remaining in the display. The first shows a
19 Aug 2015
A 1934 rare Bugatti has been lined up for the opening day of our Cotswolds garage project. The car will join a growing list of super cars including a Ferrari , McClaren ,Jensen ,Aston Martin and a Manx Norton
18 Aug 2015
Last night we were invited to attend the cast and crew screening of a feature film we supplied props for. BAFTA previewed the film at the Cineworld in Cardiff where we joined renowned Director Rob Sanders and other cast
18 Aug 2015
Robin Baxter one of the top engine technicians once of Cosworth made his second visit in a week to the showroom. Robin who now works for a former F1 team owner and Airline mogul purchased several pumps for his
11 Aug 2015
See the two interviews on youtube , just enter "automobilia rob arnold " , and watch each 18 minute episode . Filming took place in London six weeks ago. We will soon be adding videos on our own website showing
10 Aug 2015
Our Morris Minor is coming along , Richard painted the underside last week and the top is now in primer. Also the second Ferrari pump is in colour and Alan the woodturner has completed the wall brackets for our
07 Aug 2015
This morning the boss met with top Executive Chef James Abhilash on board Queen Elizabeth at sea as we sailed towards the Bay of Biscay . A tour of the galley followed and a sneak view behind the scenes
03 Aug 2015
We have been invited to a preview screeing of a feature film we supplied props for in 2014. The screening for cast and crew will take place in Cardiff in two weeks time. We supplied a petrol pump and other
01 Aug 2015
Sales girls try to sell boss RL items on board Queen Elizabeth ! Following our recent work in London for Ralph Lauren in their Mount Street Store Mayfair the boss thought he could get away from it all but
29 Jul 2015
The official photo of our items dressing the window display of the Mount street Mayfair store of RALPH LAUREN !!!!! Double RL the flagship store to the famous name is situated just off Berkley Square and in a prime
22 Jul 2015
We are building a Rolls Royce Pump with a very special feature. The pump will take its place on our stand at the London Classic car show at the Excel in London in February and will also be showcased
16 Jul 2015
It was a late journey back from London last night as we returned following our delivery of props to the Ralph Lauren store in Mount Street just off Berkeley Square. Double RL is the Ralph Lauren Boutique in Mayfair
09 Jul 2015
The Ferrari pump we built on commision for " The Signature Store " at Brooklands was delivered today , Jason was delighted with it and will now market the pump which will bear the signatures of two of
03 Jul 2015
We are delighted to have been hired to dress the scene at an " automobilia " themed wedding taking place in September at the famous BROOKLANDS race track. We will be taking down a vintage pump and automobilia items
27 Jun 2015
We have lined up this Manx Norton valued at £25.000 for our September photo shoot at the garage opening . This stunning 500cc bike will line up with the super cars for photos that will form part of a
26 Jun 2015
Alan sent this pic from America where he is on holiday , and he is wearing a Derby shirt and not one of ours ! Still at least he is looking for pumps , but we need bigger ones
24 Jun 2015
The Ferrari pump we have built for Signature the company associated with Sir Sterling Moss is now complete and will be delivered to Signature in two weeks following the British Grand Prix . Several clients are waiting to see this
21 Jun 2015
This weekend I was in London at the offices in Leicester Square of Rareburg TV. I was there to be interviewed by Duncan Mc.Alpine Creative Director of Rareburg with the footage to be used on their TV channel . On
20 Jun 2015
Today I visited the Belstaff store in Bond Street London to discuss building a Norton petrol pump similar to the one we built for the calssic car show in London in January which was purchased by one of
17 Jun 2015
Three days and over 1000 miles delivery and collecting items from Yorkshire , Margate and the Cotswolds. Early start Monday on the road at 6.30am and up to North Yorkshire to collect a vintage pump then back to showroom
11 Jun 2015
A white Ferrari 458 Spider will lead the way on the film shoot at the opening of the garage project we are working on . The event to take place in September will be filmed for our website and
06 Jun 2015
The Opera singer Gari Glaysher has agreed to perform at the opening of the garage project we are creating in the Cotswolds We have been commissioned to dress a classic car garage and supply all the fittings and displays
02 Jun 2015
We have collected over 40 items hired to a film company including three Avery pumps . The props department have sprayed two of the pumps to match the distressed pump we loaned them. One of the pumps is sold the
01 Jun 2015
Today I travelled down to the Heathrow area to collect the props used for filming last week on a feature film . On my way to deliver an item later in the day to Leighton Buzzard I called in
29 May 2015
Today it was a trip down south to collect a Bennett Vintage Petrol pump , seven signs and a stunning vintage Anco wiper blade cabinet . The cabinet is in fantastic condition and a very rare find. Showing patina it
26 May 2015
Today I met Terry Stubbings the Town Crier for Liverpool after stepping ashore during my time on Queen Victoria during the 175 year celebration cruise with Cunard. Terry rang his bell and shouted to the folk of Liverpool about
24 May 2015
Two years ago we sold a Vintage Petrol Pump to the owner of an Island just off the coast of France and yesterday I visited the area to take a look at the pumps final destination . The
21 May 2015
The TV show for Channel Four which I filmed in Penzance a few weeks ago was shown on TV last night as part of the show Posh Pawnbrokers. The show centred around a reclamation yard with the owner looking
19 May 2015
Two weeks ago I mentioned a meeting I had at Brooklands Motor Racing Circuit in Surrey. I was there to meet Jason Jenner managing Director at The Signature Store the official partners to Sir Sterling Moss and John
16 May 2015
Today we sponsored Lullington Park Cricket Club with the first team hosting Chesterfield and the third team up against Alvaston and Boulton. Victory for the first eleven came with an impressive display from overseas player Shoaib Nazir hitting 83
13 May 2015
Today we travelled down the M42 , M40 , A34 and to Southampton before arriving in the New Forest to drop off a vintage Gilbarco pump to take its place in a motorcycle private collection . On a
11 May 2015
The nose cone we purchased has arrived on site and will be used as an exhibit in a display we are working on for a garage display we are creating in July.
08 May 2015
This amazing AA patrol motor bike and side car is now in our fleet of hire vehicles , A blast from the past this 1955 combination would grace any film or TV set.
05 May 2015
Today we visited Aidensfield home of Heartbeat and Scripps garage , well not really , we visited Goathland and had a meeting with the real garage owner. Following deliveries in Pickering we travelled north to the home of the
30 Apr 2015
Many years ago we were in Jersey on holiday where we attended a garden party and met John Nettles who played Jim Bergerac in the TV hit series of the same name. My dear wife being a fan of
29 Apr 2015
The Gilbarco pump we purchased six weeks ago today joined the showroom stock of stunning pumps . This pump was in superb solid condition with no panel repairs required . Having been stripped and painted in ESSO livery it now
26 Apr 2015
Read article on www.rareburg.com about Austin J40 we took on TV shoot last year. Rareburg is a website for collectors and enthusiasts that I write articles for in London . Join the site and see the interesting items and read
17 Apr 2015
Elvis has entered the building ! this superb life size Elvis model with real guitar and stool is now for sale in our showroom and was purchased along with a vintage pump in Brighton.
16 Apr 2015
Today we travelled down to Brighton to collect a Vintage Pump and another item , the " other " item will be revealed tomorrow . It was nice to have lunch overlooking the Pier and a stroll along the
13 Apr 2015
Several customers have enquired about the rebuild on the Morris Minor . These latest photos show the Moggy in the workshop on its side waiting for Richard to start the welding . A new cross member and outer sill sections
09 Apr 2015
Today we welcome another well dressed and great display mannequin to the showroom , George our Esso man has gone to a new home and now we have a new showroom star .This one is dressed in a
08 Apr 2015
Early start this morning with delivery of Petrol pump to North Yorkshire just south of Middlesbrough arrived around 10.30 am and then on to Pickering and to drop off more items. It was then on to Harrogate (
07 Apr 2015
Today I travelled down to Worcestershire to a family garage to buy some items they were moving on to make room for an extra show area . The garage had been in the same family for around 100 years
05 Apr 2015
Easter Sunday Visitor at the showroom !!!!! Happy Easter everyone ! From all at Automobilia-uk My office is turning into Disneyland !
02 Apr 2015
RAREBURG GOES LIVE ON THE NET !!!!! The internet website RAREBURG the market place for collectors went live today. Rareburg is a new place for collectors of the rare, unique, and wonderful to call home. It's purpose is to serve
01 Apr 2015
Early start this morning to be in Lancashire for 8am on a TV shoot for the show Salvage Hunter with Drew Pritchard the architectural salvage dealer . The filming went ok but it was a cold day to be
31 Mar 2015
The Norton pump we had on the stand at the London CCS was collected by the new owner in January to take its place in his private museum. I went along to see the pump in its new home
27 Mar 2015
A few weeks ago I went down to London for a very important meeting with a company who wanted me to be the founding figure for the automobilia section in a new and exciting business venture. At the
27 Mar 2015
We have been sent these photo's of our pumps and signs on the Ford UK stand at Goodwood.We were contacted by Ford to dress their stand for the new Mustang .
23 Mar 2015
This morning the boss was like a BEAR with a sore head. Well not sure about sore head but he was like a bear . You would think on a Monday morning following a busy week and the showroom needing
18 Mar 2015
Today we visited a Rolls Royce collector in the North of England.A great collection a nice bloke and we did a deal on a few items. Good day !!!!!
13 Mar 2015
Today I was in Derby to see my good friend Toni and to discuss some exciting news for Automobilia-uk planned for this year. We have news of some interesting and exciting ventures that we are going to be involved
12 Mar 2015
We have been asked to take part in two episodes for the TV show Salvage Hunter the show which follows Antique dealer Drew Pritchard around the UK looking for items for his north Wales showroom. Filming for the
09 Mar 2015
We welcome Alan to our team at Automobilia-uk , Alan who recently joined us worked with the boss many years ago when they were involved in running football clubs together . As the boss pointed out , "
09 Mar 2015
This super 1962 Routemaster London bus has joined our fleet of hire vehicles for TV and Film work. It will also be available for private hire for weddings and special occassions . We have TV and magazine work lined up
07 Mar 2015
Another busy week. The week started with a revamp of the showroom on Monday, sorting out new items, rearranging stock etc. On Tuesday I travelled down to London, and to offices in Leicester Square to meet an agent for lunch,
03 Mar 2015
Today I travelled down to London and was taken out to lunch by a company that are launching a new enterprise in the next few months. They are one of two companies who have been in touch recently regarding
27 Feb 2015
Amphicar on our hire list takes to water. The amphicar listed under props for hire is seen here on the water . These rare cars are such a crowd puller , to drive along the road and down the ramp
24 Feb 2015
Six fantastic classic cars have joined our props for hire . They include some of the 1960 and 70 's most iconic cars hard to find in any condition these days but all our cars are ready to go
19 Feb 2015
This is the Tokheim pump that featured on the Grand Avenue at the London classic car show which we purchaed a week after . When I decided to change the livery on this pump Richard said he wanted
17 Feb 2015
A few weeks ago I was contacted by a family who had owned a village garage for well over half a century asking if I would be interested in buying several items as they had closed the business
12 Feb 2015
Two days in Cornwall filming for Channel Four TV for a new show to go out in April on prime time TV . Great two days, I combined the TV work with calling in to see a client who
10 Feb 2015
Travelled the 302 miles down to Penzance today for filming in the morning for Channel Four. The production company have put me in a nice 4 star hotel so good rest tonight and up bright and early for a
09 Feb 2015
The Tokheim pump we purchased recently came out the paintshop this morning . Finished in stunning metalic red and cream it will be built up in the next week and go into the showroom. The pump in the showroom through
06 Feb 2015
George our Esso showroom mannequin is moving to Harrogate . Everyone who meets George thinks he is a great display item in the showroom and he will be missed but it is time for him to move on and
29 Jan 2015
Today I revisited the barn full of E Types I first visited a few months ago not only to purchase a few items from the owner but also to take more photos for an agent who is speaking
28 Jan 2015
I am away for two days next week filming in Cornwall taking part in a TV production for Channel Four . I was contacted by the TV makers to ask if I would appear on the programme as a
27 Jan 2015
The Tokheim pump we purchased that featured on the Grand Avenue at the London Car Show has gone into the spray shop. It was our intention to wait to see if the pump attracted interest in its rat look
24 Jan 2015
We have purchased the Tokheim vintage petrol pump that was part of the Grand Avenue display at the recent London Classic Car Show. The pump with a Phillips livery plaque was photographed by the motoring press at the side
22 Jan 2015
Work to extend the showroom is now complete and will open this weekend to customers who have arranged visits. We have added another room in the unit to give more display space for our items . Lots of new items
20 Jan 2015
Work to improve the display areas in the showroom is moving on at a pace . We were busy all weekend and the work will continue through the week ready to open this weekend. Over fifty new stock items are
12 Jan 2015
The London Classic Car Show proved to be a busy and productive few days for Automobilia-uk. With lots of visitors and a great deal of interest in our Vintage Pumps we were kept on our toes all weekend and
09 Jan 2015
Compertion winner and his wife visit our stand at the London Car Show. David Dean from Dorset said he was delighted and supprised to win the tickets in our prize draw for two free tickets to the London show
08 Jan 2015
Tonight the London car show opened and the stars attended the show to cast an eye over some of the Worlds most expensive cars. James Martin the TV chef dropped in to view the Automobilia stand and admire our
05 Jan 2015
The Gasboy pump we have rebuilt for a customer was finished today just in time for loading for the London Classic Show this weekend. Following the show this pump will take its place in a private museum in Yorkshire
04 Jan 2015
David Read from Dorset is the winner of the London Classic Car Show tickets. David entered our competition for two FREE tickets to next weeks show at the ExCel London . The tickets give him free entry and a chance
04 Jan 2015
We were delighted to welcome a new customer to the showroom yesterday simply because this was a young man who has only been collecting for a short while. Jamie from Cannock arrived with his Dad to view the items
05 Dec 2014
We have purchased a 1969 Morris 1000 with a genuine 58.000 miles on the clock. The vehicle is to undergo a sympathetic restoration over the winter and will be ready for the road in the spring . The interior and
05 Dec 2014
We have never been shy of selling repro items through our showroom , some serious collectors frown on such items but not everyone can afford to shop in Harrods . These items give collectors on a budget the chance
24 Nov 2014
We have purchased a National Super ORIGINAL GLASS GLOBE and it is still in its original crate as delivered to the filling station in the 1960 s 70 s . NEVER BEEN OUT THE PACKAGING ! What a fantastic item
14 Nov 2014
George Arnold youngest member of the family tries out his first car ! George wears Automobilia hat for his first test drive in the Brum car restored a couple of years ago by grandad Robert. Will George take over from
14 Nov 2014
The Bowser pump featured on the History Channel TV show which was broadcast on Monday 10th . November (this week) has been sold . The lucky new owner is one of our favorite customers from Ireland and he decided
13 Nov 2014
We have purchased a job lot of signs from one of our customers in Surrey . The collector purchased these a few years ago from an auction on the Isle of Wight but never got around to hanging them
11 Nov 2014
Two of our vintage pumps featured on the History Channel on Monday 10th .November . Those watching would have seen our Bowser pump and CH1 featuring on Pawn Stars Uk , we purchased both pumps and they are now
31 Oct 2014
This stunning pair of pumps will be delivered to the lucky new owner on Sunday in East Anglia. What a fine pair of pumps and what a fantastic investment. The A38 pump was used on the Ford stand at Goodwood
24 Oct 2014
This week we delivered two Petrol Pumps to Ireland to one of our favorite customers , and it was a long way ! We took the afternoon Ferry on Wednesday from Fishguard in Wales and after a rough crossing
24 Oct 2014
Some time ago the props man from the hit TV show " Downton Abbey " got in touch requesting an item for the series . This week we acquired this " DOG CART " could this be on the
20 Oct 2014
The American pump National A38 which featured at London CCS press launch and at Goodwood for Ford UK has been sold. It is without doubt one of the best pumps we have had the pleasure to own and was
17 Oct 2014
Some time ago I was told by a friend of mine about a chap who had a few old cars and some interesting items. This week I was lucky enough to meet the man behind the collection and to
30 Sep 2014
A new series of Pawn Stars UK on the History Channel started last week and on Monday the boss of Automobilia-uk featured on the show. It was the first of two shows featuring our business in this new series. The
22 Sep 2014
We have purchased a Godwin 1920's Petrol Pump which we are restoring for Chris Evans Classic Car Show in January. The pump was collected from the Cotswolds a week ago and has been stripped down and sent off to
21 Sep 2014
Jon at Cadley Garage in Wiltshire is recreating a 1950's petrol station . We delivered items to dress the scene at the garage and these will showcase next weekend when Jon hosts an event for local enthusiasts . The garage
19 Sep 2014
PLease remember to keep a lookout for these signs we had stolen at Carfest ! Would be nice to catch those who stole them , we could then sell them and give the money to Children in need ! Keep
15 Sep 2014
Our superb pumps loaned to Ford for their Route 66 stand at Goodwood are now safely back in the showroom following an horrendous jouney down south this morning , rain , mist and traffic hold ups resulted in
14 Sep 2014
For the first time in forty years I was back on a race track on Monday but unlike back then this time I was not racing. I had not been back on a track since my injury cut short
14 Sep 2014
The BECKMETER pump used by FORD UK at Goodwood goes on sale in our showroom . This pump formed part of the display Route 66 on their stand in the Earls Court centre , seen and photographed by press
29 Aug 2014
Two days of wet , cold , windy conditions a late finish last night and our work was complete in Wales. The film we were working on should be on the big screens next year . The film is called
27 Aug 2014
Today we were in the Welsh mountains setting up props for a feature film being made . We were creating the setting for a run down petrol station to feature in the film , crew were on hand to
27 Aug 2014
An Enamel sign and a tin sign loaned to Chris Evans Car-Fest were stolen at the weekend from the site in Hampshire belonging to Automobilia-uk. Both signs were part of a display in the " Mechanics corner ". Total value
22 Aug 2014
Two of our pumps we supplied to Chris Evans Car-Fest appeared on the BBC ONE SHOW on Friday 22nd August ! Seen in the background behind sign !!!!!
21 Aug 2014
Today Automobilia-uk were at the Chris Evans Car-Fest site in Hampshire at the home of former world F1 champion Jodi Scheckter . Brand Events who organise the event asked us to supply props including Vintage pumps and signs for
17 Aug 2014
This afternoon the boss of Automobilia-uk gave a talk on board Queen Mary 2 at sea on its way from Stavenger Norway to Hamburg Germany. The talk was popular with those who attended and ran over by twenty five
15 Aug 2014
Automobilia-uk are to supply prop items for a film production taking place in Wales this month . The shoot will take place on a private estate outside Cardiff and our items including petrol pump , signs and other related
03 Aug 2014
We are launching a new line in globe bases made by hand in real oak. For some time we have been looking for a quality base for our petrol globes and the smaller oil globes without success so have
29 Jul 2014
The last two weeks have been busy but absolutely amazing , following our London Car Show launch day and meeting James Martin , Mike Brewer , Ed China and the Top Gear production team including the managing director
25 Jul 2014
A brand new TV show made by the Discovery Channel will feature Automobilia-uk in one of the shows . The TV show filmed a couple of months ago will show the presenters Paul Cowland and Dave Southall trying to
24 Jul 2014
Gilbarco Pump is now rebuilt and ready for the showroom ! The transformation is fantastic and a credit to our staff who have worked so hard on this pump. It is hard to beleive the pump in the photos is
20 Jul 2014
Following our invitation to take part in the press day launch for the London Classic Car Show the motoring press have this week covered the launch with editorial and photos which include our Pumps and Signs. Great advert
15 Jul 2014
Our A38 American Gas Pump returns from London Classic Car Show launch and goes on sale . This pump was admired by all at the show including James Martin and Mike Brewer. It is now back in the showroom and
14 Jul 2014
Today we signed the contract for a stand at the New London Classic Car Show taking place in January at the excel Arena. Stands are by invitation only and we are delighted to have been invited to such a
12 Jul 2014
James Martin the TV chef is seen on the official launch photo for the new London Classic Car Show with an array of items from Automobilia-uk. James and his wife were so impressed by our Pumps and our collection
10 Jul 2014
Today Automobilia-uk were proud to be at the launch of the new London Classic Car Show to be held at the Excel in January. We were contacted by the organisers Brand Events who also produce Top Gear Live
10 Jul 2014
Aston Martin purchased by the famous Beatle was photographed today in London with one of our Pumps . The Aston still has the reel to reel recorder fitted for Sir Paul and it is rumoured he first recorded the
06 Jul 2014
The finishing touches were made to our Godwin Pump this weekend to complete the rebuild. This pump will join the other three going down to London for the press launch for an exciting new clasic car show planned for
05 Jul 2014
National A38 American Gas pump now complete and looks absolutely stunning ! This is our best pump to date and we are absolutely delighted with the finished pump. The pump will be in Kensington next week on a photo shoot
28 Jun 2014
Wednesday I travelled to Shropshire to collect a Petrol Pump from a customer a fantastic canopy electric . Then on Thursday it was off to Scotland to deliver a Petrol Pump to Huntly north of Aberdeen . After an
28 Jun 2014
I came across this AA box on a road through the Cairngorms , what a lovely sight and what a shame we have lost so many.
28 Jun 2014
Vintage Gilbert and Barker Pump still in its original position at the side of the road in a Scottish Village I was shown this pump by the local garage owner , it was actually in the Church yard
19 Jun 2014
We now have a large stock of quality repro globes which are produced under licence and copyright . These superb glass globes are built using the original specifications and quality of the originals at a fraction of the market
17 Jun 2014
Gilbarco Pump in ESSO livery has been sold to a lucky buyer in the Aberdeen area of Scotland . The pump will travel the 460 miles north to its new home next week A great little pump that displays so
13 Jun 2014
Another busy week , Monday Andrew took the 4x4 to south Yorkshire to collect items while the van was being loaded with items for the North of england on Tuesday. On wednesday we were in Buckinghamshire delivering and Thursday
01 Jun 2014
Four generations !!!!! Today we officially opened our new showroom in Burton on Trent . It was a family affair with four generations of the Arnold family , great grandad David Edward grandad Robert Edward dad Andrew Edward and baby
01 Jun 2014
Showroom opens !
29 May 2014
This weekend we will be opening our new showroom in Burton on Trent . The showroom and new offices will be open to invited customers by appointment only. We have for some time been looking for a new site to
29 May 2014
We have just listed on our website a Peugeot Enamel sign used for filming by the BBC for the hit show " Top Gear" This superb sign is double sided and very rare .
10 May 2014
The J40 Pedal Car we purchased recently was filmed today as part of a TV show . Filming took place in Chester for the History Channel where I gave details of the building of the J40 from 1949 to
07 May 2014
We are looking for people with classic cars or automobilia collections to take part in a new TV show . We are talking to a TV production company about making a new show featuring the world of AUTOMOBILIA. Following recent
02 May 2014
I have been asked to take part in the filming for a TV company in Lancashire in the next few weeks this will involve the filming of automobilia stock and explaining the rarity of some of the items
23 Apr 2014
The Pink Cadillac used in the film "Pink Cadillac " and driven in the film by Clint Eastwood is advertised for sale on our website . See under " general automobilia " Two cars were used in the making of
16 Apr 2014
Automobilia-uk were invited to take part in a TV show for the History Channel filming took place this week just outside Chester. It was a nice bright sunny day and filming took around four hours in total with outside
09 Apr 2014
We have now agreed to supply items for a new Film being shot in Wales next month .The items will be on hire for just over two weeks and we have been invited to one of the days
05 Apr 2014
Just returned from two exciting days in London , last night I was at the BBC to watch the live broadcast of the One Show. After the show I met Chris Evans who is a massive classic car
The AA box we sold recently takes its place along side the Shell pump we sold to...
Mini Cooper S RSP found in Yorkshire . In 1990 Rover built 1600 special Mini ...
We are delighted that the pictures taken at our showroom some weeks ago at a pho...
JUST ARRIVED IN THE SHOWROOM THIS STUNNING AUSTIN J40 !!!!! Austin J40 ped...
Large BP sign is on its way to Switzerland to one of our regular clients . Th...
Items we own have been photgraphed by one of the country's top motoring magazine...
Sir Stirling Moss RIP , a true legend passed away today , I have some wonderful...
We wanted to let you all know that we are open for business. We are operating un...
Our showroom is now CLOSED due to the coronavirus , we will now only sell items ...
AA box now on SALE in showroom , this superb AA box is a fantastic full size cr...
We have this week collected several new items for the showroom which are fresh t...
Grandsons George and Henry take their place in the seat once occupied by the lat...
We have been inundated with requests from people wanting to visit the showroom f...
Stunning rare items arrive in our collection , a Ferrari 1/12 scale model signed...
The Avery pump we restored a couple of years ago which was displayed in TV chef ...
Nigel Mansell table centre piece , this piece was hand made by Graham and Leigh ...
We have received a lovely email from the Market Harborough Ladies luncheon club ...
Charles LeClerc Ferrari F1 driver meets grandson George on the Autosport hospita...
The rare Jaguar neon sign we had on the website has been sold to a client in the...
Sir Stirling Moss race suit is now in the showroom having been on its travels fo...
Nigel Mansell signed copies of his book " Staying on track " now in stock , the...
Sir Stirling Moss 722 pump has now returned from Jersey having been on loan to N...
Nigel Mansell is seen here with the new book from Automobilia-uk which Nigel has...
We have agreed to shoot a TV show at the showroom , we have been asked to take p...
Following a busy week collecting and delivering items in Cheshire , Lacashire an...
This Avery pump in National Benzole livery is now available in our showroom havi...
Nigel Mansell Red 5 watch is now available on our website , it is a fantastic qu...
The pump hired by Disney for the film DUMBO which came out in March is now in th...
More items are on their way to Australia following a visit this week from one of...
The Morris pick up cotinues to progress with the light recommisioning after seve...
This cast metal model of the famous "Taxi for Senna " incident at Silverstone co...
This week we should have been in Jersey but the trip was cancelled due to the ba...
We are pleased to arrange overnight accommodaation for our clients just two mile...
The vintage American pump hired by DISNEY for the recent film DUMBO is now on sa...
We send signs all over the World and are very lucky to have several clients in A...
Rob sold this Morris Pick up brand new 48 years ago when he was a director at a ...
We have a fantastic selection of GLASS globes , these globes are made on the ori...
I receive at least 20 calls a week from folk asking me to value an item , becaus...
Aston Martin collectors here is a great sign for your collection , this enamel O...
We have just purchased a fantastic collection of ORIGINAL enamel signs that are ...
BP and Mobil livery pumps available now for sale on our website , a graet pair o...
After 50 years in the trade Rob will be drawing his pension next month , what a ...
We were contacted a few weeks ago by the makers of the new Bond film being made ...
Disney launch their new blockbuster DUMBO in ten days and we have 40 items which...
AA Garage lightbox made by FRANCO with glass panels and in stunning condition is...
The latest pump we are restoring for Nigel Mansell MBE is well on the way to com...
Isle of Wight Needles Landmark Attraction provides us with haul of ten vintage p...
Nigel Mansell pump in workshop . Work begins tomorrow on the latest project ,...
This week we have been over to the Isle of Wight collecting petrol pumps one of ...
Carl Fogarty Super Bike Champ and I'm a Celebrity winner ! Last night I was h...
TV chef James Martin was on BBC Radio on Monday 12th of November and during his ...
Next week we are going over to the Isle of Wight where we have located a vintage...
This week we have sent a pump to BRATISLAVA , it was collected this week , the p...
Today we were on board QM2 the flag ship of the Cunard line as we were presentin...
Nigel Mansell signed Wayne vintage pump is now complete and in the showroom . ...