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March 28, 2012

Baby carriage and sled

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Baby carriage/sled

Combination baby carriage and sled consisting of a bassinet body of chocolate brown oilcloth on a black painted metal frame with springs and a turned wood handle behind an adjustable bonnet. ┬áThe carriage can be converted into a winter sled with two “storm shields” consisting of rectangular plastic faces and two sled runners. Manufactured by the Mahr-Bufton Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota. ┬áThe device has a 1932 patent date, but was used by its donor while an infant in 1942.

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