G004387 M1915/17 "GLASS ERSTAZ" CANTEEN. (Feldflasche)

BACKGROUND: The new pattern canteen for the German Army was first introduced in June of 1915. Production now turned to tin plated steel in order to save scarce aluminum that the M1907 canteen used. In 1916 there was yet another modification, in order to save on tin, the canteen would only be coated with it on the inside while the exterior was to be enamel coated.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Nice worn and used example. Cork stopper. Attachment clip is complete. Ersatz cover is nicely maker marked and dated for 1918. Some wear and tear to the cover. Scarce glass example.

GRADE *** 3/4                             PRICE $189.00 (Or Best Offer)

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