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    Rare, Double-Spout Variant of the Cantel Patent Canteen. This example of Lazare Cantel's leather canteen employs the same principle of joining together two pieces of molded leather with tin foil fused to the center as does his other canteens. However, this example is round and thicker, with two brass spouts and the sides joined by a brass rim. The canteen is about 6" in diameter and almost 3" thick. The cork stoppers have their original turned wooden tops which have broken off the corks and are attached by small chains fixed to the two brass carrying rings. The piece bears the deep markings "Patent/Oct. 14 1862" surrounding "L.C" on one side. A unique example of Cantel's handiwork.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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