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Continental Army canteen, $41,125, Bruneau & Co.

Continental Army canteen,

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far

All prices include the buyer’s premium

by Ken Hall


Continental Army canteen, A circa 1777 Continental Army canteen, marked “U:STATES”, sold for $41,125 at a Historic Arms & Militaria auction held February 7th by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers in Cranston, RI. Also, a Confederate Louisiana shell jacket and shirt rang up $31,725; a Confederate Louisiana frock coat also brought $31,725; a Confederate officer’s kepi picked up at Gettysburg fetched $17,625; and a Gettysburg battlefield pickup Confederate canteen changed hands for $8,812.