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Eureka Buggy

Description

This vehicle is typical of a convertible buggy with a turn out seat. It has side springs and transverse elliptical springs at the rear. A distinctive feature is the false louvre panels on each side. There is a pole for two horses.

Colour

Black body and undercarriage with red lining and red upholstery.

History

Some Queensland coachbuilders included a eureka buggy in their advertisements but it is assumed that others simply referred to this style as a turn out seat or convertible buggy. Mr Walter Brown from St George used this vehicle until the 1930s. (Bolton Collection)

Registration

H14875

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