This is a German soldiers aluminium mess tin is missing its handle it is maker marked dated 1935 on the side. The tin is in nice relic condition still solid condition but with no holes other then the 2 impact holes in the top looks like entry and exit holes and has very little damage from being buried it still retains a lot of its original colour and some of the original black paintwork that can be seen very clear it is in relic but solid condition but overall nice condition for a recovered battlefield find nicely cleaned and perfect for display or any collection. The tin was recovered from around the village Plota which is south Prokhorovka ware the main tank battle was on the 12th July 1943. The tin 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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