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xcibes 08-08-2014 05:35 PM

Here's another view. This belt is not original but the camera and the canteen are.

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b3...ps2affd7e8.jpg

Svenpanzer 09-05-2014 04:38 PM

Anyone heard of a coconut HRE 45 canteen?
Came across one. Didn't know they where made in '45.

best regards

albertcher 09-05-2014 11:35 PM

HRE45 coconut: Yes, once i had one in my hands...

MULON 09-06-2014 02:12 AM

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TheChef 09-06-2014 01:25 PM

Medic Bottle
 
I believe this to be a German medics bottle but it has no markings, can anyone give me some more information, e,g, a date and why it has no markings.
http://i58.tinypic.com/rwnhh1.jpg
Many thanks

albertcher 09-06-2014 01:51 PM

@ TheChef: This is a bottle of female helpers of the DRK before 1937, but do not ask me when this type was introduced (i find it in a manual of 1935 for example). No markings... i guess because there was no need then for doing so.

The bread bag strap is not to be attached at it.

Regards!

Svenpanzer 09-07-2014 11:27 AM

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Originally Posted by MULON (Post 6577028)
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Thanx!

So not really rare or valueble?

:)

MULON 09-07-2014 12:24 PM

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Originally Posted by Svenpanzer (Post 6578871)
Thanx!

So not really rare or valueble?

:)

Depending....who sell it, condition, etc etc....you can pay it 100 or 150/200...depending...unfortunately depending from the seller.....:banghead:

Michael N 10-23-2014 03:08 PM

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This is one that imo I consider a very late example with rare tan bakelite cup?

Its currently at auction:
https://www.proxibid.com/asp/LotDeta...Canteen-w-Cup#

FreeRange 10-30-2014 02:00 PM

Another beginner question:

I'm assuming that some of the canteens have felt covers because felt has insulating properties.

Are there any other reasons?

Are there drawbacks to felt?

FreeRange 11-11-2014 10:23 AM

I went ahead and purchased a German WW2 canteen Complete with the tin cup.

I made the mistake of opening it and sniffing...:eek:

I hope that was 'only' tea or coffee that had been in there last...

I also have a WW2 British Canteen with a canvas cover. Haven't opened that one yet...and probably shouldn't either...::

boyouLaGleize. 11-18-2014 09:30 AM

I've found this one recently.
I like this late type.
http://i58.tinypic.com/rr4ku9.jpg
http://i61.tinypic.com/2euihs6.jpg
http://i62.tinypic.com/200a721.jpg
http://i59.tinypic.com/ztx77.jpg
http://i58.tinypic.com/b4x4ys.jpg
http://i57.tinypic.com/zogcx3.jpg
http://i62.tinypic.com/11jqhlk.jpg
http://i57.tinypic.com/2hi866b.jpg

anmarlodz 11-18-2014 09:42 AM


Nice one. Now you need to find nice, matcing steel AEM.A cup for it.

FreeRange 11-18-2014 03:34 PM

They stopped using felt later on? Do we know why?

toffa90 11-19-2014 01:42 PM

Hi, this is my M31 Feldflasche
the body is in aluminium, the punching is under the thread (MN39).
the cloth is a good quality, typical of start war
the buttons are in brass, are marked S.H.B
the coupling is marked H.R.E 38 D.R.E.M
Cap is in bakelite like glass embellished with a band added by the soldier.

http://i60.tinypic.com/nh0zo8.jpg

http://i60.tinypic.com/epngk3.jpg

http://i62.tinypic.com/hu4wmf.jpg

http://i60.tinypic.com/2j1kk6h.jpg

http://i62.tinypic.com/9auveq.jpg


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