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antique canoe made of thin wood strips
This antique canoe has been stored in the family boathouse for several generations. Make and age are unmarked. My guess at the age would be 70-90 years, but I can't be sure. It is generally in good condition, but the gunnel has detached from the thwart on one side. Restoration is required. Must be willing to pick up in Portland, Ontario. Reasonable offers could be discussed.
This is a one of a kind HBGATES. It has been stored inside sense the day it was purchased, has never been in water or used. It is in new condition and it's historical and personal history is remarkable.
First off of the form, 14'6” Willow Wisp Solo canoe. Cedar ribs and planking. Inner and outer gunwales of Ash. Ash stems, Black Walnut decks and Ash and Mahogany thwarts. Brass stem bands. Canvas, three coats of filler, two coats of marine primer and four coats of marine paint. 60 pounds due to Ash inner gunwales and some extra planking and heavy canvas.&
This is a great deal on a1965 Old Town Canoe with a Square Stern and Keel. This boat comes with trailer, orignal oars, brass oar locks and 1958 Johnson Seahorse 51/2 hp outboard. The motor runs great and pushes this boat along very nicely. This boat rows like a dream. The interior wood is in terrific condition. The canvas could use a coat of paint.
I purchased this Old Town 16 foot Guide Model cedar & canvas new in the Spring of 1964 with SN:173423 and has not been used for the past 40 years and stored inside. Everything is original, however I recently revarnished the interior, and repainted the hull with the original green paint and varnish purchased directly from Old Town.