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    Description

    Rare Civil War Bartholomae's Patent Water Filter Canteen. Considerable mothing on the blue wool cover with about 60% remaining. The original 1/2" wide leather sling with roller buckle is full length but broken at the right side upper sling loop. Sling with considerable crazing but minimal flaking. The body of the canteen is excellent with no dents or rust. Missing filter tube and the screw on cap for the left spout. Center spout with original cover and chain which attaches to the large funnel like spout with brass label embossed, "Patented / July 9th 1861". Spout retains what appears to be the original cork. Good representative example of this very scarce Civil War canteen.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    8th Saturday
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