The 137-year-old Silver Cross pram

Imagine pushing you baby down the high street in this beauty!

Its an original Silver Cross patented coach built baby carriage dating from 1878 in an unrestored condition.

The pram, which appeared in an auction recently, is a rare piece of social history. It was produced by William Wilson, who founded Silver Cross and developed the first sprung pram, suitable for carrying a baby over cobbles.

Silver Cross’s CEO Nick Paxton heard that it was for sale and snapped it up at the auction. It will now be on display at their head office in Skipton, Yorkshire.

Silver Cross original pram 1

“We are absolutely delighted to have had the opportunity to bring the original historical pram back home. It is a reminder of revolutionary British design that changed the face of the pram industry,” says Nick Paxton, CEO of Silver Cross. ” Having a piece of design history on site is dream come true, an everyday reminder of the Silver Cross journey.”

 

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