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Recent activity172980 of 178973Red rimmed Coke trays and other itemsWho is the maker of this jardiniere and pedestal ?
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Posted 6 years ago


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I bought this at an auction a few years back. I was thinking it is civil war period. It popped right out at me and I had to have it. Can you tell me anything about it? Thanks


  1. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
    Sorry but it is not a US military item of the Civil War era.

    To me, it looks like a modern fantasy piece made for reenactors.

    The flasks is poorly constructed-- solder seam visible all along the bottom, solder visible around the insignia, applied patina coloration, and modern leather strap.

    I have collected Civil War for over 30 years.


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