Name/TitleEquipment: 'Gopher' Mobility Scooter
About this objectA South Australian made, three wheeled, battery powered scooter. It belonged to Domiciliary Equipment Services, A South Australian Government entity started in 1996, that provide assistive equipment and home modification services.
The scooter was made by Grant Telfer of Grant Engineering in Monash, South Australia. At its peak Telfer was selling 1200 scooters a year. He continued to make scooters until 2000, when the lower cost of imported scooters meant that locally made scooters could no-longer compete. A faded sticker on the scooter reveals that the scooter was sold and serviced by K & R Distributors, 102 Burbridge Road, Hilton.
Place MadeSouth Australia
Medium and MaterialsMetal, plastic, rubber
MeasurementsL 127cm x W 61cm x H 82cm
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