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Five Spanish American War-era Canteens

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
329
Sold for:
$677$550

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

Description:

Five Spanish American War-era Canteens, four military canteens, one marked "U.S." and "OLYMPIA/94" with a tag stating "Canteen/from Admiral/Dewey's flag ship/Olympia/Manila Bay," and one civilian marked "HIKER."

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Estimate $150-250

Some wear from use and some missing straps.


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

Nicholas A. Penachio, Camping equipment, Canteen, Foreign relations, Foreign relations of the United States, Military history by country, Olympia Brewing Company, Philippines, Spanish–American War, United States