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Registration Number: H14875

Name or Title: Eureka Buggy

Classification: CH classification TRANSPORT Horse buggy

Brief Description: 4 wheeled buggy, black, red upholstery. "E. Browne of St. George"

Collection: Social History

Measurement : L1,524 x W914

History and Use: The eureka buggy was also known as a 'turn-out seat' buggy because of the collapsible rear seat. The eureka name may derive from a buggy company in the United States, or be due to the hidden rear seat. Mr Walter Brown from St George used this vehicle until the 1930s. It was pulled by two horses and is relatively roomy and strongly built, suitable for country conditions. (Bolton Collection)

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