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Cape Cod Free Horse With Used Buggy

It is safe to think that many folks today do not know what a “buggy” was. It was the forerunner, so to speak, of today’s used auto. And if readers think that today’s used car or brand new one is well supplied with accessories, let them read the following advertisement from the Boston Globe of the year 1900:

TAKE NOTICE: Lady going away will sell her top buggy, cost $250 9 months ago, has just been newly varnished, all in first class condition; good carryall, custom harness, summer and winter robe, street and stable clothing, whip, halter, and pretty foot mat.

All this property will be sold for $100 cash, provided the buyer will take my horse into the country; he is safe and kind for an old lady or any aged gentleman, to drive, he is very pretty and stylish, 7 years old, 1000 lbs. and very steady rider; he doesn’t shy or jump on the road; he will stand and wait for lady to get in or out of the carriage. This is no cheap horse, but a first-class family horse in every way; this is no humbug; this horse is just as represented, safe and kind, and the only reason I part with him is I am going away. I will give the horse free of charge to anyone who buys the carriages, providing he go in the country. I would like some lady to have him. Call at private stable…

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Posted by Cape Cod - (website) on 03/02/06
Categories: HistoryRetro
Keywords: history, getting around, retro, horse, used buggy, free


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Do you have pictures? If so, can you send to me at my email address? I am sorry you need to let this go. I have a farm in NC.

Posted by Banks from North Carolina on 07/19/08 at 05:40 AM | #

Thank you for your compassion, but you may have missed the following:

“read the following advertisement from the Boston Globe of the year 1900

Posted by Cape Cod from Cape Cod, Massachusetts on 07/19/08 at 08:26 PM | #

hi iam melissa this house is only for $100 if you take the horse does this house come with a barn and where is it locate on cape cod

Posted by melissa gardner from eastham on 08/23/08 at 02:17 PM | #

I am a 51 year old with degenerative disc disease and am no longer able to ride a horse. I am looking for a nice rig and horse so I can go on rides with my husband and family. We have plenty of space and three other horses. I haved enjoyed riding since I was little and can no longer ride. Horse will have best of care. Please respond if still available. Thank you

Posted by Sandra Maddox from Dresden, TN on 10/23/08 at 05:28 PM | #

WHAT A DEAL !!!!!!

I wish I could get that today !!!

Posted by Sonya from Ohio on 06/27/09 at 01:03 PM | #

i would love 2 own a horse so smart have one gelding 4 trail ride need buggy an a nice horse 4 family love

Posted by john from lumberton nc on 03/23/10 at 02:28 AM | #

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