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1939-40 Peterborough paddles

Discussion in 'Paddles and Paddle Making' started by Palmer, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. Palmer

    Palmer Curious about Wooden Canoes

    Howdy everyone,
    I thought I would share some photos of an old Peterborough paddle or two that I got with my canoe. It's my understanding that these paddles were sold by Peterborough to the canoe's first owner when he bought it in 1939-40. The largest of the three paddles has the Peterborough logo about half way up the handle. The paintings were added to them some time in the 1950s by one of his daughters. Enjoy!
     

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  2. Kathryn Klos

    Kathryn Klos squirrel whisperer

    Beautiful-- thanks for sharing. Interesting that family pets can manage to position themselves in pictures... the stripey tail is charming too.

    Kathy
     
  3. bredlo

    bredlo LOVES Wooden Canoes

    Kathy - shhh, that's Palmer's thumb.
    :eek:
     
  4. nigelphoto

    nigelphoto Curious about Wooden Canoes

    Oh, its a stripey tail huh? And there was I thinking it was a coonskin hat . . . .
     

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