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    Civil War Canteen With Brown Jean Cloth Cover and Case's Patent Filtering Cork. The canteen measures approximately 8-inches in diameter and is covered in brown woven jeans cloth. The canteen is complete with the cotton shoulder strap. This example is particularly noteworthy because it has been fitted with a Case's patent filtering cork system. John Case was a Philadelphia machinist who obtained a patent for his device on July 9, 1861. A rare specimen.

    Condition: Very good to excellent. Minor staining to cloth cover with some a few small vermin holes scattered about. A shallow dent on one side. The strap is sound and complete with some minor scattered staining.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    10th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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