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War years Peterborough catalog?

Discussion in 'Traditional All-Wood Construction' started by mccloud, Jan 7, 2016.

  1. mccloud

    mccloud "Tiger Rag" back on the tidal Potomac In Memoriam

    I have been working on the restoration of a longitudinal strip built all-wood canoe for some time, but do not know the builder. It has some characteristics that make me think it is a Peterborough. This canoe had steel stembands, suggesting it may have been built during WW2. If I am reading Dan Millers' canoe ID pages correctly, only 3 longitudinal strip built models were sold during the war years: the Canadien, the Lake Queen, and in 1941 only the Riverdale. If someone could post a scan of the page of a war years Peterborough catalog with their strip-built offerings, specifically listing the grades, painted hull options, floorboard & accessory options, etc., that would be a great help. Thanks. Tom McCloud
  2. Benson Gray

    Benson Gray Canoe History Enthusiast Staff Member

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  3. OP

    mccloud "Tiger Rag" back on the tidal Potomac In Memoriam

    Thanks, Benson. This helps, but doesn't answer all the questions. With luck I will finish this canoe in time to bring it to Assembly and we can get lots of knowledgeable eyes on it. And maybe I pick up the CD as well. Tom McCloud

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