MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE CANTEEN WITH CORK, COVER, AND INDIAN WAR SLING

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Item Code: 2020-642

Original Civil War Model 1858 corrugated-pattern tin canteen, often called the “bullseye” pattern. The body consists of two circular sections of pressed-tin soldered together at the rim. The bullseye or corrugated pattern of concentric rings began in 1861 as an effort to increase the durability of the item.

Canteen body has a dent on one side. Wool cover is in overall fine condition with only a few thin spots. Pewter spout and strap brackets are intact. Spout has Philadelphia maker’s stamp (J. HALL ROHRMAN . PHILA).  Joseph Hall Rohrman, Philadelphia, Pa is listed as making canteens 1863 and 1864.

Shoulder sling is an Indian War era addition. Measures 1” thick with herring bone pattern weave. Complete and unbroken. A nice, displayable canteen.  [jet]

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