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Old Town 105419 16

Discussion in 'Serial Number Search' started by Goldenbadger, Jun 2, 2018.

  1. Goldenbadger

    Goldenbadger Curious about Wooden Canoes

    I'm looking for the build records for an Old Town with a serial number 105419 16
    Thank you for your help!
     
  2. Benson Gray

    Benson Gray Canoe History Enthusiast Staff Member

    The Old Town canoe with serial number 105419 is a 16 foot long, CS (common sense or middle) grade, Yankee model with red western cedar planking, open spruce gunwales, and a keel. It was built between March and April, 1930. The original exterior paint was dark green. It was shipped on May 2nd, 1930 to New Brunswick, New Jersey. A scan of this build record can be found by following the link behind the thumbnail image attached 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 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 join.

    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.

    Benson
     

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