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Concord Stage Coach

Concord Stage Coach New Hampshire
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$14.95

  

Stock #: 614488
Type: Large Format Postcard
City: Concord
State: New Hampshire (NH)
County: Merrimack
Publisher: Fiddler's Green Ltd.
Size: 6" x 8.5" (15.25 x 21.5 cm)
Additional Details:
Made in Concord by skilled Yankee craftsmen, the Concord Coach was extremely rugged and able to travel over what passed as roads in the west. They used a 6 horse team and weighed 2500 pounds and in the 1880's, cost around $1200.00 The windows were closed with curtains during inclement weather. It carried nine passengers inside and as many more as could clamber on top, plus mail and up to a half ton of baggage. The driver and guard rode atop the coach, being exposed to the elements, Indians, and outlaws.

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