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Old 07-15-2019, 11:04 AM   #1
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Default Tropical canteen

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This one is a mint condition. It is good ?













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Old 07-15-2019, 02:02 PM   #2
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Obviously original. Those ARE NOT reproduced in any way, and postwar have diffrent markings on bottle.
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Old 07-15-2019, 02:26 PM   #3
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Obviously original. Those ARE NOT reproduced in any way, and postwar have diffrent markings on bottle.
And its no tropical canteen... ;-)
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Old 07-15-2019, 05:02 PM   #4
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And its no tropical canteen... ;-)
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Just alu canteen with bakelite cover or, as I say, M41 canteen....
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Those ARE NOT reproduced in any way, .
We can talk about it...I've just seen a series of new straps made with recovery pieces (straps, caps and clutch hook) that just waiting to complete war time bodies ...
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Old 07-16-2019, 04:08 AM   #6
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Just alu canteen with bakelite cover or, as I say, M41 canteen....
It is wood ( pressed wood body ), not bakelit .
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We can talk about it...I've just seen a series of new straps made with recovery pieces (straps, caps and clutch hook) that just waiting to complete war time bodies ...
Straps are diffrent story. But Bottles are nor reproduced in any way ( at least I haven't seen any repro of them ).
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It is wood ( pressed wood body ), not bakelit .
True, rightt...but it's 50/50humbsup
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Old 07-16-2019, 04:22 AM   #9
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In my opinion, it's not tropical or DAK. It's just a variant made of bakelite !

And yes it's bakelite even if it's made of pressed wood because there is phenol.
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