I purchased this Thompson Indian canoe when I was 16 years old, from a landlord in Chicago. A tenant was behind in rent and the landlord took the canoe in payment. That was approximately 1950.
I believe the canoe was quite new at that time. There was no title. It was used for a few summers until I moved up in the boating life. Since then, it has been hanging in an enclosed garage.
It needs new varnish inside and there is one fractured rib from a son running his bike into it while I was washing it. It may not be watertight, although the canvas does not look bad.
It last saw water about 1957. Due to selling of home and downsizing, I have to part with my old friend. Boat is presently garaged in Crystal Lake, IL.
Please call me at 847.624.4060, or email me at , with any questions and I will return as quick as I get them.