Silver Cross dolls pram

Former postman William Wilson was a prolific inventor and engineer who with help from his industrious wife, started his own business making postal carts and perambulators at Silver Cross Street, Hunslet, Leeds. In 1877 William finished his first 'perambulator' which was groundbreaking for its day: it had the very first reversible folding hood and a unique suspension system.


In 1877, Silver Cross began designing transport for babies. William combined his ideas for an innovative spring suspension system with a reversible hood, and invented the modern pram. It was very revolutionary, and was duly patented followed by over 30 more design patents filed in his prolific lifetime.

silver cross dolls pramsRoyal approval in the 1900s ensured a special place for Silver Cross in the heart. In 1897 William opened a purpose built factory in White House Street - which immediately burnt down. Undeterred, William decided to build a much bigger one and called it the 'Silver Cross Works'.

By the time of his death in 1913 William had registered over 30 patents relating to pram design. He passed the ownership of our company on to his 3 sons; James, Irwin and Alfred.

....There is no secret to making the world's finest prams - just take 130 years of experience and add the finest materials; the rest is easy....


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Silver Cross Dolls Pram value and price guide

What's your Silver Cross Dolls Pram worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items.

Item Title Date Price
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silver cross princess dolls pram bag ragdoll pink Silver Cross Princess Dolls Pram Bag Ragdoll Pink 06/2021 £210.00
child s silver cross dolls pram Child S Silver Cross Dolls Pram 06/2021 £200.00
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