September 29, 2021 The Bill Myers Collection
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/29/2021
This canteen is featured on page 50 of "Steel Canvas" by R.L. Wilson. The tapered body measures 4-1/4" across with convex wooden plugs at each end retained by wooden pins. There is hole with a cork on top. The edges of both ends are scalloped. The body is curved and tapered. Front is engraved with "IonATHAn GLEZEn/HIS HORn OCTO/BER THE 11 1780". On the bottom, there is a depiction of two men engaged in a sword fight. On the back there is a large mermaid, a fish, "+S+S+" in a cartouche as well as "HIS" in another and "HORN" in the last. There are other panels of foliate and geometric designs in the front and on top. Complete with a custom tiger maple display stand. CONDITION: Very good with a pleasing honey patina. A couple minor hairline age cracks. A very nice Revolutionary War dated flask or canteen. DMG
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $5,280.00
Estimate: $2,000 - $5,000
Number Bids: 26
Auction closed on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.
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