Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Austro-Hungarian Army Mess Kit mod.1899 - K.u. K. Eßgeschirr

Austria-Hungary K.u. K. Army WW1 MESS KIT Eßgeschirr 1914 -18
MESS KIT "Essgeschirr / Kochgeschirr"

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Made of iron sheet printed and, at first, tinned, to rust protection. For the same reason, then, was the tin-glazed fire, in color, usually blue - gray, echoing the color of the uniform "Hechtgrau" Capacity of 1.25 liters.
At the main vessel, was accompanied by a lid, said "Deckel", with a capacity of 0.3 liters, which served as a dish for the consumption of solid foods.
The mess had a diameter of 155 mm. And a height of 85 mm.

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