Rick shares a pair of photos from a Dover, Delaware Amish auction.  This first shot gives you an idea of what legroom is like in the back of a buggy.  Anyone ridden in something like this before?  Not too roomy.

Rick also notes that the Dover buggies have a whip holder at the front, creating an unusual “antenna” look, which you’ll notice in the picture below.  Or could it be those actually are antennas, designed to look like whips?  Hmmm.  Amish are pretty innovative, you know.

Going price for one of these Amish carriages?  New ones are apparently around $7000;  used ones around two grand.


In addition to buggy makers, the Dover community has a fair share of entrepreneurs, including dry goods shops, builders, and woodworkers (read more on Amish furniture in Delaware).

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