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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3305M Marlborough
November 4, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Three Canteens

Auction: Sale #3305M - 3305M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 04, 2019 10:00AM


Three Canteens, c. 1860s-90s, two model 1858 bull's-eye canteens, and a Model 1878 canteen with tan canvas cover marked "FB/U.S." with a tag marked "Canteen carried by Capt/(Later Colonel) Francis Beach/US Cavalry during the/campaigns of the Philippine Insurrection 1899-1901/Presented to R. Tunison by Col/Beaches great nephew-Lt Col Hubbard."

Provenance: The collection of Ron Tunison.
Estimate $200-400

One bullseye has dents and a leather strap, second has a replaced strap and in good condition. The 1878 has wear from field use.

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Hubbard, Francis Beach/US, Ron Tunison, United States