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Old town Canadienne serial number search help please

Discussion in 'Serial Number Search' started by bob welsh, Apr 18, 2021.

  1. bob welsh

    bob welsh Curious about Wooden Canoes

    Picked this canoe up over the winter it was in bad shape with an awful stem/bow repair but it had all the good stuff on it . wood decks and trim. I am in Chicago where Ralph Freese ran Chicagoland canoe base and is the designer of this boat and dressed them up in his shop. I have another one that i bought from our old scout troop leader and it has a brass tag above the Old town logo plate with the owners name on it . My current find has two screws where the plate would have been affixed. I called OT and were not helpful .

    serial number xtc31873m80g
    thanks in advance bob
  2. Benson Gray

    Benson Gray Canoe History Enthusiast Staff Member

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    bob welsh

    bob welsh Curious about Wooden Canoes

    Thank you i think the canoe has had a few owners. The fellow I bought it from was in Highland Indiana. She now has a new bow and flotation chamber new paint and getting some spiffy varnish next week. Thanks again Benson.

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