This is a circa late 18th to early 19th Century American wood staved canteen. It features a leather handle, buttonhole lap banding, A branded or stamped initial "N" for identification. This is a personal canteen used by an individual. Which makes it a rare one of a kind. It is in very good condition.
There is a tear to one of the leather ties. (see pic). Some residual paint , mostly to the sides (possible mustard color).
It measures ; 10" diameter, and 6" deep
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