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Canteen, Cheese Box, Inscribed David Lawrence
Date/Period: Circa 1810


Canteen, Cheese Box, Inscribed David Lawrence, entire view

Measurement: Diameter: 7.25"; width: 2.5"

Material: Maple and ash

Condition: Good, rubs and losses [wear] too paint,
retains one of three leather sling straps.

Additional Information: Typical tack and peg construction, original paint…appears to
be a dark blue now oxidized and very dark. The name DAVID LAWRENCE is scratch
carved in one side, the other side displays a similarly carved star.

$750.00

1283-127


Canteen, Cheese Box, Inscribed David Lawrence, entire view 2

Canteen, Cheese Box, Inscribed David Lawrence, detail view



Canteen, Staved, Swing Handle, Civil War Era
Date/Period: Circa 1860


Canteen, Staved, Swing Handle, Civil War Era, entire view

Measurement: Diameter: 9.75"; width: 6"

Material: Wooden staves, iron bands, pewter bung

Condition: Very good, original surface history

Additional Information: Nineteenth century soft gray paint over black paint.

$575.00

1085-40


Canteen, Staved, Swing Handle, Civil War Era, entire view 2



Canteen, Cheese Box, Original Black & Red Paint, Signed: BURR, Leather Sling Straps
Militia… New England
Date/Period: 1810-1820


Canteen, Cheese Box, Original Black & Red Paint, Signed: BURR, Leather Sling Straps Militia… New England, entire view 1

Measurement: Diameter: 7.25"; depth: 2.5"

Material: Oak and pine, leather sling straps, copper rosehead tacks

Condition: Very good, Woodchip loss on front side as depicted, caused by shrinkage
against wood peg. Scratch-carved initials on backside: “SD” …black over red paint.

Additional Information: Rosehead tack and peg construction, intact sling straps.
“M.S.” painted over original “U.S.” likely right after the War of 1812. Canteen is maker
signed; E. BURR, a fourth-generation box-maker. Elisha Burr (1776-1863) of Hingham,
Massachusetts.

$1,275.00

473-43


Canteen, Cheese Box, Original Black & Red Paint, Signed: BURR, Leather Sling Straps Militia… New England, entire view 2

Canteen, Cheese Box, Original Black & Red Paint, Signed: BURR, Leather Sling Straps Militia… New England, detail view 1

Canteen, Cheese Box, Original Black & Red Paint, Signed: BURR, Leather Sling Straps Militia… New England, detail view 2



Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted Blue, Signed: E. Barrett
New England
Date/Period: 1810-1820


Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted Blue, Signed: E. Barrett New England, entire view 1

Measurement: Diameter: 6.75"; width: 2.5"

Material: White pine, oak

Condition: Very good, thinning paint at high spots, missing sling straps

Additional Information: Tack and peg construction, both sides maker signed.

$1,365.00

473-46


Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted Blue, Signed: E. Barrett New England, entire view 2

Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted Blue, Signed: E. Barrett New England, detail view



Canteen, Cheese Box, Copper Rivet and Wood Peg Construction
Impressed "NR", Ash and pine
19th Century

Canteen, Cheese Box, Copper Rivet and Wood Peg Construction, entire view

Dimensions: 7.25" diameter, 2.75" D.

936-1

$595


Canteen, Cheese Box, Copper Rivet and Wood Peg Construction, scale view

Canteen, Cheese Box, Copper Rivet and Wood Peg Construction, intials detail



Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted & Stenciled “P.G.”, Prescott Guards
Pepperrell, Massachusetts
Date/Period: Circa 1812, Historic Second Paint Likely Circa 1835 - SOLD


Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted & Stenciled “P.G.”, Prescott Guards Pepperrell, Massachusetts, entire view 1

Measurement: Diameter: 7.25"; depth: 2.5"

Material: Pine, probably oak bentwood sides, polychrome

Condition: Very good with typical scattered paint losses commensurate with age and
use. Retains one leather sling strap.

Additional Information: Tack and peg construction. Working period black over blue
paint…red painted border encircling “P.G”.) The Prescott Guards, an independent militia
company organized in 1819 A.K.A. the Pepperell Light Infantry. The Prescott Guards
honored a famous Revolutionary War hero Colonel William Prescott from Pepperrell
who fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill.

Bill Guthman had a “PG” example in his collection that was sold by Northeast Auction
in 2006. We know of at least one other sold by a well-respected dealer of militaria.

SOLD

532-169


Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted & Stenciled “P.G.”, Prescott Guards Pepperrell, Massachusetts, entire view 2

Cheesebox Canteen, War of 1812 Period, Painted & Stenciled “P.G.”, Prescott Guards Pepperrell, Massachusetts, entire view 3




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