Revolutionary War Era Wooden Canteen. Wood Rundlet. Primitive Rum Keg Or Cask. For Sale
Great little iron bound canteen or rundlet. Dates from Revolutionary War era. Small size. Appears to be made of oak staves now dark with age and exhibiting a few worm holes. Four forged iron bands hold the staves together. Each band lapped and riveted. Iron handle for carrying. The spout has an age crack and exhibits a very old repair. Cork or stopper is missing. Only mark is a X carved in one end by a former owner to mark his canteen. Measures about 5 inches by 2½ inches in diameter. Difficult to improve upon – wonderful age and patina. THANKS FOR LOOKING AND GOOD LUCK.
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Revolutionary War Era Wooden Canteen. Wood Rundlet. Primitive Rum Keg Or Cask.: $139