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Camelotcavs

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This is for minis and is in very nice condition - just dusty and needs to be vacuumed out.







The part on the back lifts up and has a storage compartment.

Also, what is it worth?
 

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I'm going to take a guess....is it a Ladies Phaeton? I've seen some like it at a local sulky shop. I'd think minimum of $1,500? OK...just guessing
 

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You don't want that hunk of junk sitting around cluttering up your yard or shed; I'd be happy to come and haul it away for you. No charge.

 

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No fair! I was going to say, I'd take that off your hands!
I'd agree with Connie. Never seen one, but its not a vicory. Where did you find a gem like that???
 

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Went to an Amish auction today...

...I was thinking about putting it on ebay because neither of my minis are broke to drive.

I also bought a very nice leather harness - my Husband is still shaking his head.
 

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Went to an Amish auction today...

...I was thinking about putting it on ebay because neither of my minis are broke to drive.

I also bought a very nice leather harness - my Husband is still shaking his head.
Well, that cute buggy is as good a reason to train your minis to drive as any. Its very nice. I don't know what it is, but I like it.
 

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Four wheeled vehicles generally aren't called 'carts'
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This one looks like a basic piano box buggy that has been 'fancied up' somewhat, possibly for use as a 'ladies' ' vehicle. It does look to be in good condition, and the color is one of those considered acceptable!

You might notice that it will have a pretty limited turn radius(see how a front wheel will come in contact with the 'box'--i.e., the body of the buggy--in a turn? ) It makes such a vehicle limited in safe maneuverability---probably fine for parades and such, but you'd want to be careful to make only fairly gradual turns. It probably wouldn't really be considered a 'fine harness' vehicle, but more of a country 'Sunday go-to-meeting' vehicle, IMO.

Margo
 

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Phaeton's are always cutunders which of course is difficult to do with a Mini vehicle. That is styled like a gentleman's carriage. It will have a limited turn radius and could be very easy to tip over. If you have not a great deal of experience driving I would suggest this is not a good beginner's vehicle. I have seen one, that I suspect was made by the same person, go for $2400 Cdn. at auction.
 

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I have lots of experience driving draft horse - but none with minis.

Since we have purchased an old farm house that we are completely gutting out - I will not have time to do any driving training with the minis this year.

This buggy was just too cute to pass up!

So if I list it on ebay what do I call it and how much should I start the bidding at? Obviously at least what I paid for it, but what would be a fair starting bid?

If it doesn't sell I have no problem storing it, but just thought maybe someone could USE it instead of it just sitting here.
 

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Shipping it would be ridiculous on ebay. Maybe they would do local pickup only. I think its way cute and would take it from you if you were closer! I would definately train my minis to drive if I were you! Why pass up a cute cart like that???
 

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I have talked to a couple of horse transporters that said they could ship reasonably with one of their runs.

I currently have my Quarter Horse in driving training and my Daughter's Paint is going to begin saddle training next month. I also just picked up another harness horse to jog at the track (that makes four) - that and the house renovation (Hubby said if I don't hurry and pick out the siding then he will :DOH!) is keeping me so busy that the minis will probably remain "pets' for a while longer.
 

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My friend said it looks like a Sunday Buggy. She's not sure on specifics though. Way neat buggy though!
 

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