Army drinking flask; Unknown; c.1939-1945; 2009_53_1
Army drinking flaskAbout this object
An army drinking flask which is completely covered in khaki coloured felt material with an extra band of web strapping around the bottle and also under the bottom. This webbing has buckles on the top to be tied on to belt. The top of bottle has a cork plug which is attached to the bottle with string. The flask seems to be made of metal but is not removable from the cover. The cover has been well worn and has a quite large hole in it.Maker
c.1939-1945Medium and Materials
23cm length x 15cm widthSubject and Association Description
wool covered drinking flaskCredit Line
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The carrier on this bottle is Australian made and designed to sit on the belt or hang below (as standard). Sitting on the belt prevented rubbing. The carrier was designed as part of the tropicial kit.
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