Maker and Role
Underwood Engineering Company Limited, Manufacturer
A child's car seat made by The Underwood Engineering Co. Ltd. of Inglewood. The car seat has a square metal frame attached to two rubber/plastic tubes which are bent in a curve, designed to hook over the top of the fixed car seat. The metal frame base holds another horizontal frame protruding outwards, of which a red, white and black tartan material is attached. The tartan has two circular cut-outs for the child's legs. Two leather straps, painted white, are attached either side of the frame with a buckle connecting the two straps. On the interior of the tartan is a sewn label with the maker information. The text reads, "The ORIGINAL UNDERWOOD DESIGNED / Kidi-Safeti-Seat / MANUFACTURED BY / The Underwood Engineering / CO LTD / INGLEWOOD, N.Z. / NONE GENUINE WITHOUT THIS LABEL".
Signature/Marks and Type
The ORIGINAL UNDERWOOD DESIGNED / Kidi-Safeti-Seat / MANUFACTURED BY / The Underwood Engineering / CO LTD / INGLEWOOD, N.Z. / NONE GENUINE WITHOUT THIS LABEL Label
Underwood Engineering Company Limited. Car Seat [Kidi-Safeti-Seat], 2019.136. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).