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1834 Hansom Cab - The Story of Sir Reginald by Curt Anderson

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Curt Anderson is a model-scale antique wagon and automobile builder.  He lives in Oregon with his wife Jude and feline overlord.  He built the 1834 Hansom Cab in his home museum and a second one, which we have available for sale at Triple Mountain.  Here is a little backstory he wrote for his cab with its horse (a custom Breyer Duchess) and driver.  Enjoy!  ~~~~~   The Hansom cab is a horse-drawn carriage designed and patented in 1834 by Joseph Hansom, an architect from York, England. Cab is short for cabriolet, reflecting the design of the carriage. It was originally...

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Pryor Mountain Mustang Herd - Up Close and Personal with Abbie Branchflower

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Thanks to Cloud, the palomino stallion of PBS and Breyer model fame, many people are aware of a remote population of free-roaming horses in the mountains of Wyoming and Montana. This herd is the Pryor Mountain Mustang Herd, and their range was the first designated public wild horse range in North America.  These small, hardy horses have lived in their environment for centuries. They, like free-roaming horses throughout the world, have captured the hearts and imaginations of countless people.... (read more)

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