Nairn’s collection cut off point is the year 2000. Looking back and knowing now what he did not know back in the day, he would have acquired more of some brochures and less of others. “If I had a couple of boxes of the coloured FJ Holden brochures I’d be able to pay off the mortgage,” he says. And what about Nairn’s all time favourite brochures? “There are so many,” he says. After some thought he has selected twelve, each with a wonderful short story about why it is so memorable. So, in no particular order, here they are. “The Suzuki Fronte I picked up in Luxembourg and it spent 13,000 miles under the back seat of our 100E Ford Anglia.” 44