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Two Civil War-era Canteens

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
307
Sold for:
$431$350

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

Description:

Two Civil War-era Canteens, a bull's-eye canteen (replaced strap) with blue flannel cover, marked in white paint "J.B.S.," and a smooth side canteen with sky blue satinet cover and a period replaced strap with buckle.

Provenance: The collection of Ed Vebell.
Estimate $250-350

Some wear on the covers 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

Buckle, Camping equipment, Canteen, Culture, Edward Vebell, Pan American Games, Satinet, Strap, Visual arts