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Civil War Period Niles Collapsible Drinking Cup

$125

Civil War Period Niles Collapsible Drinking Cup – The Niles traveling, collapsible cup was a popular product with campaigning Civil War soldiers. This cup and cover, constructed of gutta percha or hard rubber, are in excellent condition. The top or cup cover exhibits the following raised inscription: “NILES DRINKING CUP / PATENTED /  JUNE 5TH / 1860”.