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    Wooden Drum Canteen Made by Henry Lutts of Philadelphia for the Republic of Texas, Circa 1839. Approximately 7-inches in diameter. Cedar with remnants of the original paint and with metal bands and copper strap loops. Stamped "LUTTS" in ½-inch letters on one side. The initials of many previous owners appear crudely carved on either side. The consignor indicates this canteen was from a large Texas Civil War collection so it is probable that it served the Republic of Texas as well as serving the Confederacy during the Civil War. Henry Lutts (Lutz) of Philadelphia made 840 wood drum canteens of the 1812 pattern for the Republic of Texas in 1839.

    Condition: Very good. Some loss to presumably original paint with a few small chips. Bands loose as is usual.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2017
    10th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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