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    Rare Issue Canteen, Circa 1861, with New York Identification. With its straight unmarked pewter spout and very narrow lip, this smooth sided specimen is believed to be part of an early war Philadelphia Depot contract. The original stopper is intact and the full cotton sling is present but broken in one place. Nicely marked on one side of the brown covering is the name "J. W. Smith" and the partially visible unit designation "[ ]1st Regt./N.Y.S.M." On the other side is the date "1862." The cover is completely intact but dirty from age and with some moderate brown spotting. A rarity with lots of character.

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    June, 2009
    25th Thursday
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