1906 ANTIQUE HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGES BUGGY & SLEIGH CAT.

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  • Sold Date: Apr 13,2009
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1906 ANTIQUE HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGES BUGGY & SLEIGH CAT.

Gentle bidders, I could never part with this original, one of a kind antique White, Van Glahn & Co., New York catalog from 1906. It is too unique and wonderful, and I use it continuously as a historic reference. But I thought someone out t might love to have a hard copy of the 22 pages from the antique carriages (and accessories) section, to help you identify, research, or collect. These sleighs, carriages and accessories were offered by "the oldest mail order house in America" at the turn of the century.
I am sorry I cannot offer you my original catalogue pages you see But I am willing to "share" the next best thing, hard copies of the rare information from over a century ago, which you may never find anyw else. I have never seen another of these.
The text tells us this company was located at Chatham Square, New York City (in 1906) at the time this catalog was printed. You will receive the page with that information, too, for provenance.
are the carriages, sleighs, and accessories included in the 22 original-size (8-1/4" x 11") hardcopy pages I will send you:
P.1 ~ Vehicles from factory direct to you; the freight, manufacturing, and shipment.
P.2&3~ Freight Rates, and Rules for the Care and Preservation of Vehicles (Carriages), The "Wyvanco" Top Buggy; Full description of body, gear, wheels, top, painting, trimmings, track and extras available to purchase;
Pp. 4&5~ The Chatham Top Buggy, Chatham Leather-Quarter Top Buggy, New York Model Top Buggy, New York Leather Quarter Top Buggy, New York Livery Buggy, Brewster Style Side Bar Buggy, Chatham Easy Riding Side Spring Buggy, and Regent Top Buggy
Pp. 6&7~ Regent Leather Quarter Top Buggy, The New York Favorite Buggy, Empire State Top Buggy, Regent Top Buggy, Special Round-about Buggy, Regal Leather Quarter Top Buggy, Manhattan Livery Buggy, and New Style Phaeton-Buggy.
Pp.8&9~Popular Top Buggy, Regal Leather Quarter Top Phaeton, Speedway Buggy, Finest Monarch Top Buggy, Handy Road Wagon, Stick Seat Open Rideabout, Piano Body Open Rideabout, Manhattan Runabout.
Pp.10&11~Phaeton-Rideabout, Speedway Runabout, Three-Reach Concord Road Wagon, Boulevard Runabout, Handy Rideabout Wagon, Light Canopy Top Pleasure Wagon, Light Pleasure and Business Wagon, Combination Delivery Wagon.
Pp.12&13~Combination Market and Pleasure Wagon, Handy Canopy Top Surrey, Combination Canopy Top Three-Spring Wagon, Handy Leather Quarter Extension Top Surrey, Chatham Open Panel Seat and Surrey, Regal Model Surrey, Chatham Light Stick Seat Surrey, and Regal Model Cut Under Surrey.
Pp.14&15~Regal Model Extension Top Surrey, Monarch Canopy Top Surrey, Monarch Cut Under Surrey, Monarch Extension Top Surrey, Extension Top Three-Spring Cabriolet, Monarch Extension Top Cut Under Surrey; and Mail, Milk, or Paper Route Wagon.
Pp.16&17~Extension Wing Dash Portland Cutter, Pleasure or Business Bob Sleigh, "Star" Wing Dash Portland Cutter, Phaeton Body Portland Cutter, "Popular" Family Sleigh, Traverse Runner Pungs (used extensively by farmers, grocers, and milkmen), Oscillating Bob Sled, with Platform, The Manhattan Runner Attachment, Oscillating Bob Sleds, Combination Delivery Bobs.
Pp.18&19~Cast Sleigh Shoes, Adjustable Storm Front, Wagon Shoes, Heavy Pattern Wagon Shoes, Open Vehicle Umbrella, Perfect Third-Folding Buggy Seat, Soapstone Foot Warmers, Lehman Carriage and Sleigh Heaters, Highest Grade One-Horse Farm Wagons; One-Horse Thimble Skein Wagon, One Horse Steel Axle Wagon, Easy Skeleton Road Cart, Special Road Cart.
P.20~Read's Rein Holder, Read's Rein Supporters, Read's Horse Tail Tie, Reid's Rein Fastener, Berkshire Safety Check Loop, and, Auto: Automobile Repair Kit, Jacks, Road Maps, Weed's Patent Chain Tire Grips.
Pp.21&22~Wood Harness Pins, Hitching Post, Hitching Weights, Horse Clippers, Hand Powered Clipping Machines, Horse Brushes, Curry Combs, Mane Combs, Axle Washers, and Buggy/Carriage Whips.
Each page measures 8-1/4" x 11", blank on reverse. 22 separate p...

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