Item #: BQ2399 -- Rare Named U.S. Span. Am. War Period Canteen -- $625.00
A rare item, aqcuired with BQ2371 -- 1840 U.S. Musicians' Sword. Original canvas covered canteen with stopper, stamped "U.S." and hand inked, "D. YOUNG, 202D, BAND". The 202nd N.Y. Vol. Infantry Regiment was made up of soldiers from the Buffalo area and was the first to land in Havana on 12/3/1898. Very fine condition with rust staining, loss of one area of canvas above the U.S. stamp and evidence of underlying surface rust to canteen exterior.