Viktoria (wagon)

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Viktoria carriage type, around 1840s
Riker Electric Victoria from 1900

Viktoria is the name for a type of carriage . It goes back to the well-known English wagon builder Cooper, who is said to have created this type of wagon in 1869 on the occasion of the arrival of the British Queen Victoria and the Prince of Wales . Since then, was a lord (the classic lord had a fixed bracket for the driver) with light, usually removable driver's seat , which was usually attached to an iron rod, Victoria . However, there had been wagons in Paris before that were also known as Victoria calashes .

Car shape

In the early days of automobiles, motor vehicles with bodies of this type were also known as Viktoria (or Victoria ), such as the Electric Viktoria from Siemens or the Riker Electric Victoria.

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