This is a German fuel can the famous Jerry can which has all maker stamps and markings and is dated 1943.The tin has a lot of its original black paintwork on and what looks like other paint remains dropped on it the black paintwork is all still very clear to see but missing in places also with a nice maker stamp clear to see in the middle and Wehrmacht on the bottom of the front. The can which has blown out of shape internal blown out to empty the can of fuel the can which has some small dents and knocks from use and with no rust holes in the bottom that can be seen it has light surface rust all over but not any heavy thick rust the cap still opens and closes also locks perfectly well a very nice example of this famous fuel can battlefield which has been very well cleaned and is perfect for display or any collection. The fuel can was recovered from near the village of Plota which is south Prokhorovka ware the main tank battle was on the 12th July 1943. The can was recovered from village of Plota near Prokhorovka on the battlefield at Kursk 1943 where the largest Tank battle of the war and the last great German offensive of the war in the East in Russia.
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