Sorry to say but in my opinion, the lid on your messkit is not original WWII, it is a postwar unmarked lid that received bogus markings...
some features say it all....paint is also postwar
"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-MI-6, groupe Mounier) 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)
11-12-2016 10:56 PM
That would be a pity but no great loss for €10, any other features that raise a red flag?