A Schrader's Son N.Y Pre-WW1 Alum Screw Canteen/Waterbag Stopper Pat '06 & '08

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 17, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

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Today, we are honored to present an

Silver tone (possibly aluminum) screw replacement cap stopper for water bag or canteen during pre-WWI wartime

Per Internet research, I believe this is a threaded screw-out stopper/top from a pre-WWI aluminum canteen

Embossed Information on Fluer De lis shaped stopper top finial: Trademark “Q” inside a wreath design with a key hole shape under the word trademark

Etched Information Going around in circles on the top/stopper is the following:

Pat Mar 27 06 & Oct 27 08

A.Schrader’s Son Inc N.Y.

AIso Pat in Russia

Japan, Australia, Austria, France, Germany, Gt Britian

Excellent for display in your historical military collection or for a reencampment group

It may fit your canteen that is missing a stopper: the diameter of the twist off base is approximately 5/8"

Length: 2"

Finial width: 1 1/4"

Normal wear marks and minor rust from age, handling, storage, display and loving use

This was patented over 100 years ago; a true antique

Sold as found; I leave any TLC to the new owner

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