MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER AND STRAP

$325.00 SOLD
Originally $395.00

Quantity Available: None

Item Code: 766-1783

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 several rust stains and wear spots; one larger thread-bare spot is 1.5” x 0.75”.  The stitched seam is unbroken. Remnants of black stenciling is visible on one side.

The three sling loops and spout are all present. Stopper with ring and chain. The spout has no maker’s mark. This is a New York Depot canteen and it still has an iron chain connecting the stopper to one of the side strap brackets. The chain is complete.

A heavy cotton shoulder strap remains on the canteen.  It has been cut and knotted.

This is a solid example of a Civil War issue smooth-side canteen.  [jet] [ph:L]

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,

MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY PROGRAM.

CLICK HERE FOR OUR POLICIES AND TERMS.

THANK YOU!

Inquire About MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER AND STRAP

For inquiries, please email us at [email protected]

featured item

DAGUERROTYPE IN UNIFORM OF LEWIS HENRY LITTLE, BREVET FOR GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS CONDUCT AT MONTEREY 1846; KILLED IN ACTION AS CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL AND DIVISION COMMANDER AT IUKA 1862

This very clear sixth-plate daguerreotype dates about 1850 and shows Lewis Henry Little, usually referred to by his middle name, as a Captain in the 7th U.S. Infantry. Born in Maryland in 1817, he was appointed 2nd Lieutenant in the 5th US Infantry… (1138-1808). Learn More »

Upcoming Events

25
May

June 29-30: 51st Annual Gettysburg Civil War Relic Show Learn More »

Instagram