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Discussion in 'Serial Number Search' started by Craig Johnson, Oct 1, 2019.
115354-16 Should be a Yankee if I have the number correct. Thanks
The Old Town canoe with serial number 115354 is a 16 foot long, CS (common sense or middle) grade, Yankee model with red western cedar planking open spruce gunwales, oak decks, oak thwarts, oak seats, and a keel. It was built between January and May, 1935. The original exterior paint color was dark green. It shipped on June 10th, 1935 to Muncy Valley, Pennsylvania. A scan of this build record can be found by following the link at the attached thumbnail image below.
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 renew.
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,
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