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GREAT IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE CEDAR WOOD CANTEEN WITH WONDERFUL PAINTED DECORATION

GREAT IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE CEDAR WOOD CANTEEN WITH WONDERFUL PAINTED DECORATION

Classic Gardner pattern canteen, probably decorated circa 1890 with gilt paint on the iron rims and wooden spout. The front of the canteen decorated with a beautifully executed 4.5" diameter pastoral… (286-1120). Learn More »

$3,500.00
ON HOLD

VERY SCARCE EARLY-WAR 1861 INDIANA CONTRACT OR CAPTURED CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN INSCRIBED BY JOHN A. PAYNE, 10th INDIANA

VERY SCARCE EARLY-WAR 1861 INDIANA CONTRACT OR CAPTURED CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN INSCRIBED BY JOHN A. PAYNE, 10th INDIANA

This classic tin drum canteen has a dead-real inscription on one face reading: “J A Payne / Co. F / 10th Regt / Ind. Vols.” The lettering is done in a combination of block letters and script. The… (2022-517). Learn More »

$2,495.00
ON HOLD

INSCRIBED CONFEDERATE CANTEEN OF LIEUTENANT WILLIAM DUNLAP, CO. C 24th ALABAMA, WOUNDED IN ACTION IN THE BATTLE OF ATLANTA JULY 22, 1864

INSCRIBED CONFEDERATE CANTEEN OF LIEUTENANT WILLIAM DUNLAP, CO. C 24th ALABAMA, WOUNDED IN ACTION IN THE BATTLE OF ATLANTA JULY 22, 1864

This is the classic Confederate wood drum canteen, modeled on canteens dating as early as the Revolutionary War, inexpensive and easy to manufacture using lathe-turned round wood faces with thin… (1176-03). Learn More »

$3,750.00
ON HOLD

VERY NICE US MODEL 1878 CANTEEN WITH RARE CORRECT LEATHER SLING

VERY NICE US MODEL 1878 CANTEEN WITH RARE CORRECT LEATHER SLING

The body of the canteen is in excellent condition. Over the years it has retained its proper shape despite a small indentation at the center of each side. The pewter spout is complete with the stopper… (380-50). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN WITH DARK BLUE COVER

CIVIL WAR NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN WITH DARK BLUE COVER

The NY Depot was a branch of the U.S. Quartermaster’s Office of Clothing and Equipage. They contracted with various dealers and makers for hundreds of thousands of canteens during the war and a… (1052-168). Learn More »

VERY NICE US MODEL 1878 CANTEEN WITH RARE CORRECT LEATHER SLING

VERY NICE US MODEL 1878 CANTEEN WITH RARE CORRECT LEATHER SLING

The body of the canteen is in excellent condition. Over the years it has retained its proper shape and is free of dents. The pewter spout is complete with the stopper chain, slightly rusted pull-ring… (380-26). Learn More »

$250.00
ON HOLD

CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN FROM SAVANNAH

CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN FROM SAVANNAH

These canteens were easy to make by coopers and woodworkers and were turned out all over the Confederacy, becoming the quintessential “Rebel canteen” that was essential to the southern soldier and… (480-202). Learn More »

$3,375.00
Originally $3,750.00

IDENTIFIED GROUPING OF ARTIFACTS BELONGING TO PRIVATE JABEZ B. OLES 144th NY INFANTRY AND 1st NY ENGINEERS

IDENTIFIED GROUPING OF ARTIFACTS BELONGING TO PRIVATE JABEZ B. OLES 144th NY INFANTRY AND 1st NY ENGINEERS

This grouping comes from a respected central New York collection with an identification that is verbal, but trustworthy and includes the soldier’s regulation issue canteen with his initials… (480-178). Learn More »

$2,025.00
Originally $2,250.00

SCARCE U.S. PATTERN 1878 CANTEEN AND HAVERSACK LEATHER SHOULDER STRAP

SCARCE U.S. PATTERN 1878 CANTEEN AND HAVERSACK LEATHER SHOULDER STRAP

This is an Indian War Era U.S. Cavalry Pattern 1878 shoulder strap for canteens and haversacks.  This consists of an adjustable bridle leather strap 1” wide and approximately 57” long overall.… (490-2821). Learn More »

FIRST CONNECTICUT VOLUNTEERS NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

FIRST CONNECTICUT VOLUNTEERS NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

This gray wool covered U.S. M1858 canteen is in excellent condition and has a nice stencil for the 1ST. CONN. / VOLS.” The pattern is the New York Depot style using a chain to retain the stopper,… (410-669). Learn More »

$1,250.00
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CANTEEN AND CUP WITH GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN SERVICE AND BATTLE HONORS, BATTERY K 1st US LIGHT ARTILLERY: HORSE ARTILLERY!

CANTEEN AND CUP WITH GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN SERVICE AND BATTLE HONORS, BATTERY K 1st US LIGHT ARTILLERY: HORSE ARTILLERY!

These two pieces are decorated to commemorate the soldier’s service, particularly during the summer and fall of 1863. The canteen is an 1812 pattern cheesebox style with original olive drab paint,… (490-2627). Learn More »

$3,150.00
Originally $3,950.00

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 a gray/brown wool. The cover is complete but has… (766-1783). Learn More »

U.S. M1858 NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN WITH ORIGINAL COVER

U.S. M1858 NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN WITH ORIGINAL COVER

This is a very good example of the US Model 1858 canteen as supplied by makers to the NY Depot, a branch of the U.S. Quartermaster’s Office of Clothing and Equipage. A distinguishing feature of… (490-2886). Learn More »

PHILADELPHIA DEPOT HORSTMAN AUGUST 31, 1862 CONTRACT CANTEEN

PHILADELPHIA DEPOT HORSTMAN AUGUST 31, 1862 CONTRACT CANTEEN

This is an interesting example of a Philadelphia Depot corrugated canteen dating to Fall 1862 or not long after, showing a partial “H.B. & Co. / PHILAD.” stamp on the neck of Horstmann… (1052-108). Learn More »

$675.00
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TIN DRUM MILITIA CANTEEN PAINTED GOLD FOR 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WAR

TIN DRUM MILITIA CANTEEN PAINTED GOLD FOR 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WAR

Canteen meas. approx. 7.00 inches across and is 1.50 inches wide. Both side panels of the canteen are convex and exhibit some scattered small dings and dents. There are two thin brass loop sling… (1054-1404). Learn More »

VERY GOOD CIVIL WAR NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

VERY GOOD CIVIL WAR NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

This is a very good and complete example of the US M1858 canteen as supplied by makers to the NY Depot, a branch of the U.S. Quartermaster’s Office of Clothing and Equipage. A distinguishing feature… (1156-03). Learn More »

MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE CANTEEN WITH CORK, COVER, AND PARTIAL SLING

MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE CANTEEN WITH CORK, COVER, AND PARTIAL SLING

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… (362-939). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE WOOD BULLSEYE CANTEEN!

CONFEDERATE WOOD BULLSEYE CANTEEN!

While more likely a decorative touch, you can’t help feeling the maker of this Confederate wood canteen was having a laugh at the corrugated U.S. tinned iron canteens. It is made like the standard… (2021-820). Learn More »

NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN MARKED FOR THE 22nd INDIANA

NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN MARKED FOR THE 22nd INDIANA

This is a standard M1858 smooth-sided canteen that was supplied to the New York Depot, which have the unique characteristic of using a short chain to retain the stopper rather than a string. This has… (172-5761). Learn More »

VETERAN PAINTED CANTEEN: NATURE HAS THE LAST WORD

VETERAN PAINTED CANTEEN: NATURE HAS THE LAST WORD

This is a nicely decorated Civil War veteran’s canteen. These were often displayed at home in later years as symbols of service, but also rendered ornamental by adding painted service details or… (1130-01). Learn More »


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SCARCE 1859 DATED AMES LIGHT CAVALRY SABER, AKA MODEL 1860

Old habits die hard. Although we now know production of the new pattern cavalry saber intended to replace the heavy Model 1840 started in 1857, most still refer to them as the Model 1860. This is a scarce example of one produced by Ames in 1859 and… (2022-718). Learn More »

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