Named for the English County, the surrey came into existence in 1870 and quickly became a very popular family and hack carriage. It was introduced into the United States by J.B. Brewster & Co. in 1872.

By the end of the 19th century, there were over one million surreys on America’s roads. Prices ranged from $53 for the stock version to over $600 for the most elaborate. This example is a six-passenger, canopy-top, buckboard type.

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