Old Town #52786 16

Marylou

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I am trying to find out more info on this boat. I do not know the year think it is a 1920. Any info greatly appreciated. Serial #52786 16
 
52786 appears on a 16' CHarles River model in CS (Common Sense or No-Frills) Grade. It had open spruce gunwales, Birch Seats, decks and thwarts and a keel. It was painted auto gray with a blue stripe with Greek ends similar to the picture below, except with a medium gray body. It was shipped to Wilkes-Barre, PA in June of 1919. A copy of the build record is attached.

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It is also possible that you could have another number or manufacturer if this description doesn't match your canoe. Feel free to reply here if you have any other questions.
 

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