Saturday, June 27, 2015

Oldest Coach in the Museum Collection


Travel vehicle brought from Madrid by King Philip III of Spain when he
visited Portugal in 1619.

19 comments:

Kate said...

Grand as it is, I think I prefer my SUV!

Kathy said...

And did he just leave it in Portugal after his visit? I guess he had another carriage (or two or three) back home in Madrid!

Lowell said...

Good grief! It's hard for me to fathom something this old and still in recognizable condition! Amazing!

VP said...

400-year-old? Modern cars won't last 10 years now...

Petrea Burchard said...

The age, the luxury!

William Kendall said...

It does look quite old.

Sharon Anck said...

That is amazing!

Sylvia K said...

How fun to see these old carriages, Jose, I just wish they could talk as I'm sure they could tell some fascinating stories!! Hope you're enjoying a great weekend!!

Rhodesia said...

That is beautiful. Life might be easier and slower if we all went back to a horse and carriage :-) Diane

RedPat said...

That's fabulous, JM! It's amazing that it is still intact.

Bill said...

Beautiful! However, people forget that there are certain disadvantages to riding that close behind a horse...

cieldequimper said...

Looks like it is in great condition, love the old leather.

Randy said...

It's beautiful.

biebkriebels said...

That looks very old indeed, what must this vehicle have seen all those past ages.

Sami said...

Still well preserved considering how old it is!

EG CameraGirl said...

I think it must have been amazingly beautiful way back when!

Jack said...

This coach museum must be great fun to visit. You have done wonders with this old coach.

Babzy said...

wow, very well preserved :)

bailey-road.com said...

Amazing!