It is not a military item, but rather political/paramilitary. Some photos show that it was used by german soldiers in the field, but it was rather an item retained from their time in a national socialist organisation before joining the army.
The green paint over the aluminium may indicate a field use, if the paint is wartime of course...
No sorry, there's no thread dedicated only to canteen cups, maybe one day...
"I didn't use any weapon in combat during the war, but i killed hundreds, perhaps thousands of men...they're now at the bottom of the sea"
Walter Borg (ex-MI6) Agent and radio operator in Malta, Tunisia and Italy between 1941 and 1945. Arrested twice, tortured twice, escaped twice, survived the war...
"The future torments us, the past holds us, that is why the present escapes us."
In Memoriam :
Laurent Huart (1964-2008)
Thanks for information! Still question is why it dont have manufacturer info?
But German Army Canteen Cups are still very welcomed here!