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MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE NY DEPOT CANTEEN WITH COVER, STOPPER, AND POST-WAR UNIT MARKINGS

MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE NY DEPOT CANTEEN WITH COVER, STOPPER, AND POST-WAR UNIT MARKINGS

The model 1858 canteen was the most popular canteen of the Civil War period. Canteen measures approximately 7 ¾” in diameter. It is covered in brown wool. The cover is complete and in good… (2020-16). Learn More »

MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER AND STRAP

MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER AND STRAP

The model 1858 canteen was the most popular canteen of the Civil War period. Canteen measures approximately 7 ¾” in diameter. It is covered in brown wool. The cover is complete and in good… (2020-62). Learn More »

$325.00
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LARGE CONFEDERATE TIN CANTEEN

LARGE CONFEDERATE TIN CANTEEN

This is a large smoothside canteen measuring approximately 8 ½” in diameter; nearly a whole inch larger in diameter than the US-made canteens. It is constructed in typical “Model 1858” style… (2020-18). Learn More »

$325.00
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US MODEL 1858 ST. LOUIS ARSENAL SMOOTH SURFACE CANTEEN

US MODEL 1858 ST. LOUIS ARSENAL SMOOTH SURFACE CANTEEN

U.S. Model 1858 smooth surface canteen, supplied by the St. Louis Arsenal.  This style is noted on pages 118-119 of Sylvia and O’Donnell’s “Civil War Canteens.”  The St. Louis Arsenal… (1032-61). Learn More »

$325.00
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US MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH CLOTH COVER & SLING

US MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH CLOTH COVER & SLING

Due to wartime demand, many of these canteens were manufactured by small firms and exhibit wide variety on construction and materials.  The canteen body and pewter spout are firmly intact.  Sling… (1032-66). Learn More »

HANDCRAFTED TIN & PLASTER CANTEEN PAINTED WITH A WONDERFUL WINTER CAMP SCENE BY A GETTYSBURG VETERAN

HANDCRAFTED TIN & PLASTER CANTEEN PAINTED WITH A WONDERFUL WINTER CAMP SCENE BY A GETTYSBURG VETERAN

This framed piece of artwork was done by William H. Merkle who was a member of Companies A & B of the 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry. The item looks to consist of a square piece of wood with a circle… (M26329). Learn More »

 NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN WITH A WARTIME SIXTH CORPS BADGE APPLIED

NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN WITH A WARTIME SIXTH CORPS BADGE APPLIED

This is the quintessential Yankee Civil War canteen from the NY Depot, characterized by the smooth-sided body and a bracket pierced for a chain to retain the stopper. The stopper and chain are long… (480-168). Learn More »

$850.00
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CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN WITH SLING AND SPOUT

CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN WITH SLING AND SPOUT

The canteen measures 7 1/4” inches by 2 3/8” with iron bands and three sling loops.  The spout appears to be made on a lathe and remains firmly in position.  The cotton sling is 1” wide and… (1032-70). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE STYLE ADAPTATION OF THE US MODEL 1858 SMOOTH SIDED CANTEEN

CONFEDERATE STYLE ADAPTATION OF THE US MODEL 1858 SMOOTH SIDED CANTEEN

This example has a tall, narrow tin spout with a rolled lip and three sling loops located at the 2 o’clock, 6 o’clock and 10 o’clock positions.  No stopper or chain are present.  Comparison… (1032-62). Learn More »

“MY OLD CANTEEN” CANTEEN OF G. W. MOWERS, 21st PA CAV. & 87th PA INF., PAINT-DECORATED IN 1890, ON HIS 1865 LIST OF GEAR, WITH DISCHARGE & REUNION PAMPHLET

“MY OLD CANTEEN” CANTEEN OF G. W. MOWERS, 21st PA CAV. & 87th PA INF., PAINT-DECORATED IN 1890, ON HIS 1865 LIST OF GEAR, WITH DISCHARGE & REUNION PAMPHLET

This canteen and documents come from the family of George W. Mowers of Fayetteville, PA. Mowers served in the 21st PA Cavalry from July 1863 to February 1864, and in the 87th PA Infantry from February… (M26506). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

Confederate style tin drum canteen.  This example measures 6 and 3/4 by 2 and 3/4 (includes the raised surface).  Tin sling loops are located at the 3 o’clock, 6 o’clock and 9 o’clock… (1032-65). Learn More »

$450.00
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MILITIA “CHEESEBOX” STYLE CANTEEN

MILITIA “CHEESEBOX” STYLE CANTEEN

Canteen has a rich brown patina. Measures 6 ¾” in diameter x 2” thick. Iron tacks hold wood band in place around the body. Sling keepers and spout are missing. Some light surface scratches and… (1054-1401). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE COPY OF MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER

CONFEDERATE COPY OF MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER

This is a very interesting southern copy of the typical Civil War “smooth side” canteen, the most popular canteen of the Civil War period. Canteen measures approximately 7 ½” in diameter. It is… (1054-1647). Learn More »

US MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDED NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

US MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDED NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

The model 1858 canteen was the most popular canteen of the Civil War period. Canteen measures approximately 7 ¾” in diameter. It is covered in brown wool. The cover is complete and in fair… (696-110). Learn More »

US MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDED NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

US MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDED NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

This is a nice M1858 smooth- faced canteen without a cover, chain and stopper. Appears the canteen was an olive drab color. It has surface rust on approximately 50 % of the surface. One side has one… (819-131). Learn More »

MAKER MARKED MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER, STOPPER, AND STRAP

MAKER MARKED MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER, STOPPER, AND STRAP

The model 1858 canteen was the most popular canteen of the Civil War period. Canteen measures approximately 7 ¾” in diameter. It is covered in brown wool. The cover is nearly complete and in decent… (1000-591). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN WITH EARLY REPRODUCTION SLING

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN WITH EARLY REPRODUCTION SLING

This is a very nice condition C.S. tin drum canteen. Tin spout and all three sling keepers are present. Edges, spout and keepers are soldered. Measures 6 ¾” in circumference by 2 ¼” wide. The… (1000-548). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

This is the classic style of a C.S. tin drum canteen. Tin spout and all three sling keepers are present. Edges, spout and keepers are soldered. Measures 6 ½” in circumference by 2” wide. The body… (1000-549). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR NEW YORK DEPOT PATTERN 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH PERIOD ALTERED SLING

CIVIL WAR NEW YORK DEPOT PATTERN 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH PERIOD ALTERED SLING

The body consists of two circular sections of pressed-tin, formed in an oblate spheroid pattern and soldered together at the rim. Fluid capacity of the canteen was three pints and its liquid contents… (1000-599). Learn More »

CS WOOD DRUM CANTEEN WITH CARVING

CS WOOD DRUM CANTEEN WITH CARVING

The wood on this canteen has a light or “blonde” finish. The body panels are in good condition and free from cracks. They have a worn smooth surface while the side pieces are dark along the edges… (1000-558). Learn More »


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RARE SHARPS MODEL 1855 NAVY RIFLE

This is an example of an extremely rare Sharps Model 1855 U.S. Navy rifle. Sharps only manufactured approximately 263 of these rifles in 1856. They were serial numbered in the 20,000 to 21,000 range. The Navy received 200 of this rifles in 1857 with… (490-1676). Learn More »

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