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  1. Ricky Lucas

    Ricky Lucas New Member

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    I bought this canteen believing it to be a ww2 coconut tropical canteen i am now however worried it is post-war can someone give me some advice please

    it has the following marking Ritter DRP.a on the back and on the straps it says DRP ang HRE
     

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  2. jagdpanther44

    jagdpanther44 Battlefield wanderer

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    Can you post a photo of the makers mark on the canteen body without the straps obscuring it.
    Is there anything stamped on the metal hanger after the letters HRE?
    Are there any markings on the neck of the canteen?
     
  3. Ricky Lucas

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    No after the HRE there is no date. Photos to follow
     
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    photos
     

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    It's a post war canteen. The lack of a date stamp is the main indication that it was made after WW2.

    How much did you pay for it?
     
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    85 pound from a dealer he has agreed to take it back though
     

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