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Old town 195185

Discussion in 'Serial Number Search' started by Obyrom, Jun 26, 2016.

  1. Obyrom

    Obyrom New Member

    This is the number I found stamped on my old town. Can anyone help with the model and type? 195185
  2. Benson Gray

    Benson Gray Canoe History Enthusiast Staff Member

    The Old Town canoe with serial number 195185 is a 16 foot long Chipewyan model that weighed 67 pounds. It was built in May, 1973. The original exterior color was avocado. It shipped on May 17th, 1973 to Wilmington, Delaware. The back side of this scan shows that it was purchased on May 22nd, 1973 and stayed in Wilmington, Delaware. Scans of both sides of this build record can be found by following the links at the attached thumbnail images below.

    This scan and several hundred thousand others were created with substantial grants from the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association (WCHA) and others. A description of the project to preserve these records is available at 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 to learn more about the WCHA and 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.


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  3. OP

    Obyrom New Member

    This matches the description. Thank you for the info.

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