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Discussion in 'Serial Number Search' started by Marko Polo, Jul 14, 2013.
Could I have the build record for Old Town #158576. It's my father's old 18' HW.
Your canoe is an 18 foot CS Grade (middle grade) HW Model (Heavy Water) with keel and was originally painted bright red. It was built in 1952 - 53 and sold to a man in Springfield, MA.
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It is also possible that you could have another number or manufacturer if this description doesn't match your canoe.
Feel free to reply here if you have any other questions.
Thanks for the quick response. It's nice to know the original color when it comes time to repaint.
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