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c 1820 Early Militia Wooden Canteen, Painted M.S.

Lot 0303
Historic Americana
Early Wooden Militia Canteen with Painted “M.S.”
c. 1820 Federal Period, Early American Wooden Militia Style Canteen with Painted “M.S.” with added Stamped Signature, “N R", Very Fine.
Round Wooden Militia Canteen, with leather carrying strips, no date or place, plug absent as usual. This early, historic canteen measures 7.25" in diameter and is 2.75" thick with 100% of its original black paint. It bears a reddish lettering, “M.S." (Massachusetts / Maryland State?) on the front. Initialed “signature" is stamped “N. R." on the back. One of the attached leather strap carrying strips is torn, but the others are complete. The original paint remains in pleasing, natural condition.

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c 1820 Early Militia Wooden Canteen, Painted M.S.

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