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Brit or American WW2 1944 Water Bottle - Original

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    Default Brit or American WW2 1944 Water Bottle - Original

    Hi Gentlemen,
    Just returned from the local flea-market. One of the traders asked if the water bottle shown is British or American and is a period piece?. Its not my field, perhaps members may know. Written on the belt - BAGCRAFT LTD. 1944 - any information welcome.
    Regards
    AlecH
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    looks british, i'm sure it's not american

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    look and see what it says on the bottom of the bottle itself

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    The water bottle its self is British but ive never seen a carrier like that before.....The webbing material looks like British 37 pattern material.

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    As already stated, British.

    The carrier is 1940 Cavalry pattern. See here for more info:

    Pattern 1940 Cavalry Web Equipment

    Cheers, Ade.

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    yeah I have seen those, ADE nailed it, it's British, but I have yet to see anyone stump ADE, hey thats a good project for everyone, to see if sombody has got something that ADE doesn't know what it is. LOL, just joking.

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    Quote by crazy horse View Post
    yeah I have seen those, ADE nailed it, it's British, but I have yet to see anyone stump ADE, hey thats a good project for everyone, to see if sombody has got something that ADE doesn't know what it is. LOL, just joking.
    Ive come to the conclusion that there is more chance of plaiting water than there is of stumping Ade with a question of identity on kit! LOL

    Regards etc
    Ian D

    AKA: Jimpy

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    Lez is just having the doors widened to get my swollen big head through You guys are too kind. I just live and breathe this stuff. Something new to be learnt everyday.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Hi Everyone,
    I would like to thank all for their impute, especially Ade for the link, it does as crazy horse points out, nail the piece down. Much appreciated.
    Best Wishes

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