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Article about: I bought this water bottle at a flea market, and I have no if it's German or not, but it looks a bit like it. Never seen this type before, but it looks old and is quite worn. Anyone got an i

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    I bought this water bottle at a flea market, and I have no if it's German or not, but it looks a bit like it. Never seen this type before, but it looks old and is quite worn. Anyone got an idea of it's origin? I couldn't find any markings on the bottle or leather either.

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    No idea what it is, but it isn't German - WW 1 or WW 2 - neither political or military.
    Sarge

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    No idea what it is, but it isn't German - WW 1 or WW 2 - neither political or military.
    Sarge
    Thanks Sarge, sorry for the late response !

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    This a KNIL canteen. Pre WW2 vintage and earlier.

    The KNIL is the colonial "Royal Netherlands East Indies Army" in Indonesia.

    Nice one. Not many around anymore.

    Cheers,
    Emile

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    Quote by emileverbunt View Post
    This a KNIL canteen. Pre WW2 vintage and earlier.

    The KNIL is the colonial "Royal Netherlands East Indies Army" in Indonesia.

    Nice one. Not many around anymore.

    Cheers,
    Emile
    Really? Cool! Thanks! I've bought it here in The Netherlands so... Do you have a link or pictures of other examples? I couldn't find a single one on the online. I wonder how the top looks like because mine is missing a cap or something like that.

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    https://museummiliterku.blogspot.ru/2015/07/onbekend-knil-veldfles.html


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    Hello Gerb,

    I post a copule of pics of variants of these KNIL canteens.

    Cheers,
    Emile

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