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Rare vintage canoe catalogues, incl 1899 Rushton

Discussion in 'Research and History' started by Rob Stevens, Feb 22, 2020.

  1. Rob Stevens

    Rob Stevens Wooden Canoes are in the Blood

    Here is the link to the 4 previously unknown/not available canoe catalogues Murat Vardar found hiding in the Toronto Public Library.

    1899 J.H. Rushton
    1908 Chestnut Canoe Co.
    1915 Brown Boat Factory (Lakefield)
    1915 Peterborough Canoe Co.

    https://spaces.hightail.com/receive/T3YuLweVbg
     
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  2. Graham

    Graham Enthusiastic about Wooden Canoes

    Thanks for this Rob, nice quality scans and great information.
     
  3. OP
    OP
    Rob Stevens

    Rob Stevens Wooden Canoes are in the Blood

    Upon further consideration and discussion, it appears that Peterborough catalogue is from the mid 20's rather than 1915.
     
  4. Dan Miller

    Dan Miller cranky canoeist Staff Member

    The Prospector was introduced in 1923, so it can't be from before that.
     
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