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Miniature Painted Canoe Salesman's Model

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Miniature Painted Canoe Salesman's Model, Carleton Canoe Company, Old Town, Maine, late 19th/early 20th century, green-painted canvas hull with cane seats, carved ribs and thwarts, and copper stem bands, the side with printed inscription "CARLETON CANOE CO" below the gunwales, lg. 42 in.

Note: The Carlton Canoe Company was founded in the 1870s in Old Town, Maine, and produced canoes until the company was purchased by Old Town Canoe in 1910.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

one of the thwarts is loose on one side but could likely be easily reattached


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Carleton Canoe Company, Carlton Canoe Company, Old Town Canoe, B.N. Morris Canoe Company, Canoe, Carleton, E.H. Gerrish Canoe Company, Economy of the United States, Gunwale, Maine, Old Town, Maine, Transport, Old Town

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