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Local Industry.


Readers of the "Southern Cross” will be pleased to learn that Southland is securing a fair sit are of prizes at the Exhibition, which is now drawing to a close at Christchurch. The above-mentioned firm have had on exhibition in the Southland Court a gig which, for excellent workmanship and beautiful finish has been gi'eatly admired by all who have seen it.

The vehicle is known in the trade as a round-cornered gig, the seat cf which is comfort itself —being upholstered with spring squabs and cushions round the sides as well as the back, the seat also being fitted with a patent Champion seat-slider, which enables it to be moved without inconveniencing the passengers when found necessary to alter balance.

It is hung on exceptionally long oil tempered Dennett springs, which give it a very easy motion to ride in, also being fitted with the latest Goodrich rubber tyres and steel Collinge’s axle.

The Messrs Bath have worthily represented Southland in their line, ami as they have competed with some of the leading manufacturers in the world they are to be heartily congratulated on their success. This also goes to prove the great advances made in Invercargill and Southland generally. The gig was awarded a gold medal and diploma against all comers. All the more honour is due to Messrs Bath and Sons when it is known the gig was 1 turned out by their own staff at the Yarrow street factory.

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Local Industry., Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 51, 23 March 1907

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Local Industry. Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 51, 23 March 1907

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