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|#12778 - Smoothsided CW canteen with Initials in Spout |
This is a late Civil War Union "smoothside" canteen with initials "WV" carved in spout. It has cork chain but no cork. There are dents to body which is common from soldiers sitting down on canteens on long straps. Nice example
Condition: Very Good | Price: $118.00
|#12702 - Union Smoothside Canteen painted for GAR case |
This is a Union "smoothside" canteen from Civil War. It was painted a cool copper-green color in past, likely for a GAR Hall display. It has spout and three carry loops. Paint could be removed easily with paint stripper and fine steel wool, but I like it's historic look as is.
Condition: Fine | Price: $104.00
|#12415 - Union Smoothside Canteen with faded cloth cover |
This is a Union smoothside canteen with pewter spout. It has 70% of its faded cloth cover which is not common to find. No sling. No markings. It is missing the lower carry-strap sling strap.
Condition: Very good | Price: $112.00
|#12408 - Super Condition Union Bullseye Canteen Hadden Phila |
This is a super condition Union bullseye canteen marked by maker Hadden Phila. The tin is bright shiny white. This must have been carefully preserved. It still has cloth cover, but it is torn over center, almost as if someone in past had cut it open to see the canteen style. There is a canvas carry strap from era as well. This is as nice as I have seen preserved! Displays well.
Condition: Extra Fine | Price: $167.00
|#12406 - Union Bullseye Canteen marked by soldier |
This is a Union bullseye canteen from the Civil War. It has the spout and 3 carry loops. No holes. When I got it, it was painted black! I removed the paint and guess what - the soldier's name is scratched into the zinc spout. It looks like "Wiebman" but maybe your eyes are better. No cover or strap. Neat!
Condition: Fine | Price: $139.00
|#12185 - Union Bullseye Canteen |
This is an original standard Union 7-Ring "bullseye" canteen. It has minor dings. Two of there carry straps are still present. Spout was reinforced with extra solder in past.
Condition: Fine | Price: $111.00
|#12084 - Union Bullseye canteen |
This is an original Union "bullseye" canteen with concentric rings from early in Civil War. No maker's markings. A slight pinch to zinc spout. The three carry loops are still present. (No cloth cover) It was painted for display with a white casein type paint. It could be stripped back to tin but I leave it as found. It was plucked from the rafters of an old house in New Hampshire years ago by a dealer cleaning out the place. No other history known. Minor push to one side. Seams solid.
Condition: Fine+ | Price: $122.00
|#11850 - GAR Hall Veterans Painted Bullseye Canteen |
This is a neat CW Union "Bullseye" canteen from a GAR Hall display. The vets usually had wall cases with actual CW relics in the GAR Post halls. Many were painted gold to denote a glorified relic of the Great Conflict. This canteen was hand-painted by a CW veteran in a cream-colored base coat with gold paint following every concentric rind. You could strip paint, but why do that. This connects both the war itself AND the GAR vets. Very cool looking!
Condition: Fine | Price: $138.00
|#11587 - Smoothside Civil War Canteen with Repairs |
This is a Union Civil War canteen marked on spout by maker "Jewett". It is the later CW variety called the "smoothside". This one had been damaged in war. It has a gray epoxy patch on one side of the body. The otherside is nice. The three straps are present but also have epoxy added to their joints. You could restore this further or just leave it up on your wall "as is".
Condition: good with repairs | Price: $81.00
|#11349 - CW Union Bullseye Style Canteen spout marked JC |
This is a standard CW issue Union "bullseye" canteen with the intials "JC" dug into the zinc spout. Three strap loops intact. Has pushes to both sides, which often occurred to canteens because troops accidentally say on them! Has hole in side of spout for a past cork chain (gone now). As typical, no cover. Nice used example.
Condition: Very Good | Price: $133.00
|#11220 - Union Smoothside canteen maker marked A.Jewes |
This is a Union "smoothside canteen" that has the maker's markings impressed on its zinc spout "A. Jewes". There is a cork stopper with chain too. The canteen has dents on both sides (usually from soldier in packs sitting on it accidentally)but is not split open at seams. The three carry straps have been reapplied in past with extra solder, likely from coming loose. One is a brass custom-cut replacement. I'd leave it in place as it is now a part of this canteen's unique travel-history through time.
Condition: very good | Price: $109.00
|#8701 - Smoothside CW canteen |
This is a CW era Union "smoothside" canteen. Has spout and the three loops. Has dents. Some surface rusting in patches, but no holes.
Condition: fine | Price: $128.00
|#8218 - Union Smoothside Canteen GAR Display Painted |
This is a Union Civil War "smmothside" canteen that has been painted gold for a GAR Hall Veterans display cabinet. No strap or cover. Paint could be stripped off but it is historic post-War veteran display-type paint job.
Type: preserved | Condition: fine | Price: $133.00
|#7966 - Smoothside Civil War Canetten GAR paint |
This is a CW period "smoothside" canteen with three carry loops. No cork or cover, just the canteen. It has gold paint from an old GAR Hall relic case. Could be removed if you liked.
Condition: fine+ | Price: $130.00
|#7930 - GAR painted Union Smoothside Canteen |
This is a CW pwerios 3-strap Union smoothside canteen. It has no cover or cork. In nice shape. Likely donated to a GAR military (Vets) display after CW, as it has traces of red & green paint on it.
Type: preserved | Condition: very fine+ | Price: $145.00
|#7307 - CW Bullseye Canteen |
This is a CW 8-Ring Bullseye Canteen. It has spout and all three carry loops but no cover. There are some initials of prior owner scratched into the side of spout. No cork. It has traces of old GAR gold paint on body for patriotic parading. Nice!
Type: preserved | Condition: fine+ | Price: $142.00
|#6519 - GAR 60 NY Parade Canteen with Battles Listed |
This is a 60-th New York Infrantry Parade Canteen from the GAR period when battles were proudly announced by Veterans. On front has gold paint scrollwork over medium Kelly Green paint. Then "60 NY INF. 3 Brig. 2 Div. 12 Corps." On the backside are painted the names of the battles that the 60th were engaged in: "Antietem, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Lookout Mountain, Ringgold, Atlanta". WOW! It's a wonder that any of those men survived all that fighting! The Canteen is a smoothside with three carry loops. No sling, cork or cover. It is in very good condition for its age. This would be a GREAT piece for any collection of New York items or a small CW Museum display.
Type: preserved | Condition: very fine+ | Price: $325.00
|#6025 - Union Smoothside Canteen from Civil War |
This is an original Civil War Union "Smoothside" canteen. It has its pewter spout and all three of its strap carry loops along edges. No cork stopper, strap or cloth cover. No maker's markings. There are flattened dents of mid body on both sides, which is most common for these canteens because soldiers often sat down on these items that hung at their sides. These CW canteens are going up in price this past year. About 7 3/4" across. Minimal rust to tin and joints are intact.
Type: preserved | Condition: very good+ | Price: $160.00
|#5167 - Union Smoothside Canteen |
This is a Civil War period Union "smoothside" canteen. It has sections of pale old red paint upon it which indicate it was part of a Patriotic Military or GAR Display at one time. This can be removed easily with a paint stripper but why change this neat old historic object. Bringing items back from the battlegrounds for such GAR displays was very common in the 1880 to 1920 period when CW vets most reminisced. This has some slight areas of rust and a couple dents. This shows it was actually used and likely an early "field pickup" soon after the war. There are no maker's markings on spout. No cork stopper, chain or cloth cover... just the canteen itself. There is rust damage at bottom carry-loop but it is still solid enough to hold a strap there. Seams are good. No holes. A quite nice looking item.
Type: preserved | Condition: fine | Price: $140.00
|#5016 - Union Smoothsided Canteen |
A nice tin Union "smoothsided" Civil War period canteen with its original cloth carry strap. Though the strap is broken in one place, it could be sewn. These straps quickly deteriorated in the field during CW service, so it is great still getting one with its canteen. There is no cover and no stopper. Three carry loops for cloth strap are all present. No maker's marking on zinc spout. Has a couple small dents to its smooth contoured body (usually from trooper sitting on it over the course of his service!) The tin finish to this is still very slick and bright silvery over most of the item but there are a few tiny rust-through holes near lower strap. So you could no longer carry water in this. It's a very nice looking item. Not perfect but it's seen the elephant of the CW!
Type: preserved | Condition: Fine+ | Price: $205.00
|#4921 - Smoothside Union Civil War Canteen |
A Civil War period tin Union water canteen. It has spout and one strap loop but two of the three loops are now gone. Two tiny pinholes in tin near absent lower strap would prevent modern use to hold water. But generally is smooth and not rusted. Has the typical body dents seen with most used CW canteens that were sat upon and knocked against for years of hard use. No cork. No cover. Just a basic nice wall or shelf relic. No maker's markings.
Type: preserved | Condition: very good | Price: $97.00
|#4687 - Union Smoothside Canteen |
This is a Civil War period Union "smoothside" canteen with a later (postwar) leather carry strap added. The three strap-loops are present. No maker's markings on it. The edge of spout rim is slightly clipped. And it has a number of small pushes & dents to both sides of body. Yet that is typical to canteens as they were knocked-around hard during their terms of service~ banged against bayonets, rifles, rocks in streams and even sat down upon! This one is a good representative item. No stopper. No cloth cover. No soldier ID~ but definitely was used to the fullest. No rust-through.
Type: preserved | Condition: fine | Price: $142.00
|#4343 - Smoothside Union Civil War Period Canteen |
This "Smoothside" Union Civil War Canteen has the typical three strap loops of the period. It has a cork. There are no maker's markings on spout. There are small dents over both sides of the body but no holes, splints or major damage. There are traces of copper paint over it which indicate it was displayed in a veteran's collection. This was often done for community display cases or GAR hall collections. Site unknown. A nice representative item. No wool cover or carry sling.
Type: preserved | Condition: Fine | Price: $142.00