Gettysburg 50th Anniversary Souvenir Canteen - 1913 Souvenir, Battle Of Gettysburg 50th Anniversary. Stunning little pendant in the shape of a US Civil War canteen, which is about 1" diameter, and has an inverted v-shaped suspension bar connected to the canteen strap rings on either side of the canteen, with a jump ring at the top. Suspended from original gutta percha hanger device, with pin bar on reverse. Pin bar measures approximately 1 1/4" x 1/4". Gold washed brass construction. The obverse of the canteen has in raised relief letters: "GETTYSBURG" and on the reverse in raised relief letters is "U.S.", in the style of letters as would have been stenciled onto the canteen's wool cover. Has a small push on the US side. Superb and gorgeous souvenir of that famous battle which will be the highlight of any Civil War collection. Condition Excellent.
Inventory Number: GSO 088