Mexican War Canteens, tin drum, US embossed, 1840, 1850

C & D Jarnagin Company



Canteen Care

* After each use rinse your canteen with warm water and baking soda. Store your canteen with the cork out. This will help prevent rust and corrosion.
* We have not affixed the canteen strap on drum canteens because many wish to paint their canteen. This will also give you the ability to adjust the strap length according to your needs.
* We recommend that you use only distilled water in your canteen. Tap water contains many minerals that will promote rust rather than prevent it.

Mexican War Canteens

#MX401      US Army Mexican War Tin Canteen            We are out of side right now so we are no longer taking orders.

Fashioned after the photograph on page 100 in the book The Mexican War, published by Time-Life Books in 1978. This is a tin drum with a convex face containing an embossed "US" in an embossed circle. It has a pewter spout and is furnished with a cork and string stopper and a cloth cotton sling.
Holds approximately 32 oz.

# Mexican War leather sling for the US embossed canteen. $37.50

#MX403      Mexican War Tin Drum Canteen              $67.50

This 6" tin drum is exactly the same as the Confederate version. We speak about it here because, as Sylvia and O'Donnell note, excavations of Mexican War sites produce quantities of these canteens. It is an old design probably in use it the English Civil War of the 1660's. Furnished with a cork and string and a cloth sling.
Holds approx. 32oz.

#412A      Wool Cover for the 6"or 8" Round Drum Canteens (These are not sewn on unless you specify that we do so.)              $12.00

Your choice of: Sky Blue, Dark Blue, Gray Jean, Brown Jean, Cadet Gray, Confederate Gray, Richmond Gray, Gray Mix, Tuscaloosa Gray, Dark Gray, or Dark Butternut.

#412B      Leather Strap for the 6" or 8" Round Drum Canteens (Black or Brown)              $37.50

The Confederate canteen strap is 3/4" wide and approx. 73" long with a brass harness buckle for adjustment.

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