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Antique Horse-drawn Buggy, Early 1900s


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Antique Horse-drawn Doctor’s Buggy: Own a Piece of History

Own a captivating piece of history with this antique horse-drawn doctor’s buggy. While its exact origins remain a mystery (believed to have been crafted between 1900 and 1910), this charming carriage offers a glimpse into the past and a wealth of potential for repurposing.

A Step Back in Time
  • Classic Design: This buggy features a timeless design, with red-painted wooden and metal components. The single-bench seat, upholstered in black, once offered a comfortable ride for passengers.
  • Folding Canopy: A black folding canopy extends from behind the seat, once providing shade and protection from the elements.
  • Spacious Storage: Ample space behind the seat allowed for storage of supplies or luggage—perfect for doctor house calls of yesteryear.
Project Potential and Vintage Charm
  • Ideal for Restoration or Repurposing: Although this buggy is in need of cleaning, reupholstering, and other possible repairs, it offers a solid foundation for restoration or creative repurposing.
  • Versatile Uses: This unique piece could serve as a captivating photo prop for weddings or events, a museum exhibit, or even a prop for television and film productions.
  • Authentic Details: Wooden shafts for horse-drawn operation and a heavy grommeted gold cover add to the buggy’s authenticity and historical charm.
More Than an Antique

By purchasing this antique horse-drawn buggy from Father Joe’s Villages, you’re not only acquiring a piece of history. You’re also contributing to our mission to prevent and end homelessness in San Diego.

Please Note: This pre-owned, antique buggy will require cleaning and restoration and is sold “as is.”
Dimensions: 102L x 58W x 88″H, with 40″ dia. wheels
Condition: Pre-owned and used, sold “as is”

PICKUP ONLY – Pick up from our Auction Warehouse.
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