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Revolutionary War Cheese Box Canteen

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Revolutionary War Cheese Box Canteen, c. 1775, oak hoop with pine sides, one side marked "RM 1775," the other with a maker's stamp "T.B," hoop has three iron wire cord loops, wd. 2 3/4, dia. 7 1/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Some damage on the side of the hoop but in overall good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). 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 Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

2nd millennium, American Revolution, Hoop, Modern history, Time