National Coach Museum

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Regicide Landau

Promenade vehicle which is related to a tragic episode of Portuguese History. The Royal Family was travelling in the Landau when on February 1, 1908 in Terreiro do Paço, Lisbon, they suffered an attack in which king Carlos I and the heir to the throne, Prince Luís Filipe, were killed. Traces of the bullets are still visible. Builder: F. J. Oliveira, Lisbon 1900.

Regicide Landau
1
The body has two seats for four people facing each other.
2
It has two leather folding hoods.
3
It displays the monogram of King Carlos I.
4
A step, hanging from the body’s exterior is used for accessing the body.
5
The coachman’s seat is raised.
6
It has a lantern on each side.
7
The maker’s trademark is engraved on the wheel hubs.

Some Facts

  • Century
  • 19th-20th
  • Vehicle
  • promenade
  • Work
  • Portuguese
  • Inv
  • 50864 PNA
  • Dimensions
  • 390 x 190 x 210 cm

1 – The body has two seats for four people facing each other.

2 – It has two leather folding hoods.

3 – It displays the monogram of King Carlos I.

4 – A step, hanging from the body’s exterior is used for accessing the body.

5 – The coachman’s seat is raised.

6 – It has a lantern on each side.

7 – The maker’s trademark is engraved on the wheel hubs.

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imagem Landau
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imagem Calash
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imagem Clarence
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