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Scarce WWII United States Army Air Forces Type E-17 'Bale Wire' Survival Kit Flask. The orange Bakelite flask features a steel bale over the top that secures the lid and the bottom features a pin-sized drainage hole. The front of the Survival Kit reads:
"Chocolate Rations Eat slowly as desired.
Chewing Gum Use as desired.
Bouillon Powder Dissolve contents of one envelop in hot or cold water. Shake well and drink.
Razor Blades Use as desired.
Leader Kit Use gut leader for small fish and steel leader for large fish.
Fish Hook Kit Use as desired.
Fishing Line Kit Use as desired.
Sewing Kit Use as desired.
Compass Use as desired.
Saw Blade Use as desired.
Prophylactics For waterproofing purposes.
Sharpening Stone Use as desired.
Matches Use as requires, keep lid tight, conserve.
Flask Remove contents to pocket, and use as water container."
"NOTE: WHEN NO LONGER NEEDED, DESTROY OR HIDE FLASK AND ALL WRAPPERS."
Approximately 5-1/2" in height x 3-7/8" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Bakelite, steel, paint.
(See above description)
This is from a USAAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VIM16 LFJX3/16 SFJX06/05/21
7 (Very Fine): The flask shows moderate wear, contents are missing, nearly all the painted details remain intact, overall very fine condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.