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Help making out paddle's manufacturer's label N. Guil…. St. Elie de Caxton Que.

Discussion in 'Paddles and Paddle Making' started by Ozark, Dec 13, 2013.

  1. Ozark

    Ozark New Member

    My first post so let me know if I'm breaking the rules. I was given an old paddle, and the label is just worn enough that I can't quite make out the name of the manufacturer. I have attached, or think I have attached a couple of photos… 2013-12-13 21.05.20.jpg 2013-12-13 21.05.57.jpg 2013-12-13 21.33.47.jpg

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  2. D_Sabine

    D_Sabine Procrastinator

    The community is St-Elie de Caxton, Que. (Quebec).
    For the name I can make out only "N. GUILLEM....". A search with that partial surname and a wildcard shows that Guillemette is a surname that pops up a few times, historically and recently, in St-Elie de Caxton.
    There are apparently many summer cottages there. I wonder if it is an owner's sticker rather and a manufacturer's.
  3. OP

    Ozark New Member

    That makes sense, and the odd placement supports this. I think you are correct. It's not really a sticker though. It looks like the acetate decals that came with model kits when I was a kid. The ones you dipped in water to lift from the sheet, and then placed. That's what lead me to believe it was a label. Thanks.

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