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112060 Double Ender 4 seats canvas on ribs ID please

Discussion in 'Serial Number Search' started by HudsonRiver, Aug 30, 2019.

  1. HudsonRiver

    HudsonRiver Curious about Wooden Canoes

    Have just received this canoe need to ID it and to find a new loving owner who wants her for restoration.
    Uncovered number in rear 112060
    Length 16 ft
    Beam 45"
    Height at stem/stern 24"
    Height at Mid 15"
    2 Seats at Mid 9.5 wide
    Seats stem & Stern 12"
    Bronze fastenings and bow strip
    Small Turning wood pieces below seats on sole
    Diamond shaped bronze screw heads 4 of these in gunnel 2 forward 2 aft
    Original color appears to be green
    Has two integrated stations on gunnels for oars for 2 middle seats

    MORE Detailed photos here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/BYMK7sZ8nkvd2wnJ6
     

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  2. Benson Gray

    Benson Gray Canoe History Enthusiast Staff Member

    Congratulations, the Old Town with serial number 112060 is a 16 foot long double end boat model in CS (Common Sense or the middle) grade with red Western cedar planking, open spruce gunwales, oak decks, spruce thwarts, a keel, outside stems, and a floor rack. It was built between January, 1933 and May, 1934. The original exterior paint color was dark green. It shipped on May 28th, 1934 to Kerhonkson, New York. A scan showing this build record can be found by following the link at the attached thumbnail image below.

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    This scan and several hundred thousand more were created with substantial grants from the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association (WCHA) and others as you probably know well. A description of the project to preserve these records is available at http://www.wcha.org/catalogs/old-town/records/ if you want more details. I hope that you will donate, join or renew your membership to the WCHA so that services like this can continue. See http://www.wcha.org/about-wcha to learn more about the WCHA and http://www.wcha.org/store/membership to renew.

    It is also possible that you could have another number or manufacturer if this description doesn't match your boat. A listing in the classifieds at http://www.wcha.org/classifieds is usually the best way to find a good new home for a boat like this. Feel free to reply here if you have any other questions.

    Benson
     
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    HudsonRiver

    HudsonRiver Curious about Wooden Canoes

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