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Three Civil War Canteens

Auction:
3305M
Lot:
98
Sold for:
$461$375

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

Description:

Three Civil War Canteens, c. 1861-65, a Model 1858 bull's-eye canteen with maker's mark on the spout, jean cloth cover, strap, and a piece of a hat cord to hold the stopper, a Model 1858 bull's-eye canteen, and a Model 1858 smoothside canteen with a stopper and chain.

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

Canteen with cover has some wear from use, second bullseye looks like it may have has some soldered leaks on the bottom, and the smoothside has a few minor small dents.


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