Vintage Post War British Army WD Jerry Can Gas Fuel Container Marked 1953 Rare
Ladies and Gentlemen, i present you this old vintage British army jerry can from 1950's. At the start of the second world war the British army two and four gallon of pressed tin containers, they were known as flimsies due to their habit of bursting open in use - indeed 25% of the fuel was lost due to the poor quality of the petrol tins. The Germans were using a much superior steel fuel cans which the British captured and put them into use for themselves. The British army couldn't fill its supply lines with captured jerry cans so they started a production of copies - last picture. The example dates since the WW2 and it has been used by the British army also in the post war period. Collectible item, for movie industry or home decoration.. If you have a question about this item please contact me. (H x W x D): 46 x 33 x 14 cm (18 x 13 x 5.5 inches); Weight: 4.500 kg (9.9 lbs). Dear buyers, please visit my store to see my other listings. It can vary depending on holidays and which services is used. Dear customers, please do not open a case before this period. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Surplus\Other Military Surplus". The seller is "ekcnept" and is located in this country: BG. This item can be shipped worldwide.