This is a very rare 1st pattern German fuel can the famous Jerry can which has all its maker stamps and is dated on the handle not on the front like the standard ones but the markings are not that clear to see. The tin has some of its original black paintwork remains still very clear to see also has some impact dents and damage in one corner also has a red stamp marking on the top of it. The can which has some small dents and knocks from use and with a few small rust holes it has light surface rust all over but not any heavy thick rust the cap still opens and closes but not properly it does not lock it is in overall very nice condition and a very nice example of this rare early war famous fuel can battlefield found 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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