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CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN WITH COVER & STRAP

 

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN WITH COVER & STRAP

 

$3,150.00

DESCRIPTION

An original Confederate manufactured tin drum canteen with original cover and strap. Body of canteen measures 1 3/4 inches by 5 7/8 inches with slightly convex faces and thin iron wire sling loops. It has a coarse brown wool cover with a cotton ticking sling. Two nearly identical examples are pictured on page 73 of "CIVIL WAR CANTEENS"  by Sylvia and O'Donnell.

Definitely a scarce Confederate canteen.

CONDITION

   Condition is very good with both the cover and strap being complete and original. Butternut color cover shows expected wear from use and storage, but no holes or tears. Faces of tin body have minor denting. Sling shows age with fraying at one of the upper sling loops.

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