Rare 1900 Gar Mini Advertising Canteen Jug Davenport, Iowa Civil War For Sale
Rare blue and grey stoneware advertising mini canteen. It is 3 1/2" tall and 3 1/2" wide from ear to ear. In raised blued over lettering its says COMPLIMENTS AUG. WENTZ POST NO. 1/ GAR with gar symbol/ DAVENPORT, IOWA. On the backside it says 26TH ANNUAL ENCAMPMENT/ DEPT. OF IOWA/ GAR/ DAVENPORT, IOWA/ JUNE 12-13-14/ 1900. On the round base in small letters stamped (debossed) lettering it says HINRICHS CROCKERY CO. DAVENPORT, IOWA. That's a lot of advertising on such a small piece. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, or repairs. This piece has been in my collection for over 35 years. Time for someone else to enjoy it.Priority postage will be flat rate of $10.00, which will include insurance.
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