old town sn 157726

A.D.

Curious about Wooden Canoes
looking for info on this 17 foot octa? thanks in advance for your help... a.d.
 
Howdy.

Old Town canoe 157726 is a 17 foot Otca of CS (common sense i.e. not fancy) grade, built with a keel and supplied with a floor rack-- painted bright red before being shipped to Nash Marine Supplies in Washington, DC.

Does this seem to be your boat? I'll attach the page from the 1952 catalog, as found on the Catalog Collection CD, as well as the appropriate scan.

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Happy Paddling--
Kathy
 

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