Herby Brothers - John  Herby - 1885-1930s - Jamestown, New York


   

Undertakers Service Truck and Utility Hearse

Interesting brochure from Herby Brothers, Jamestown, NY. This company built the bodies (no pun intended) for Ford or Chevrolet trucks to be used for mortuary services. Brochure is in mint condition. Tri-fold, folds out to 9" by 12".

Firm started by John Herby in 1885 to manufacture wagons. Continued into the 1930s making commercial vehicle bodies. Famous for their service bodies for undertakers that could be mounted to Ford Model A and AA truck chassis.

 

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