This is a scarce World War I Imperial German Canteen. This military issue canteen is made of steel and fits inside a flannel case thats secured by buttons and a leather strap.
Approximately 9 x 5-7/8 x 2; Top: 2-1/2 x 1-3/4 diameter; Cap: 1-1/8 x 1-1/16 in diameter.
Steel, leather, flannel, cork.
This is from an Imperial German militaria collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEX16 LAEJX02/17
6 (Fine+): Leather is worn, split in places, and the cap strap is broken. The inside is fairly clean.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original, and of the period stated.