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Mess Kit, circa 1918

 Item
Identifier: B120.05.0009.00005

Overview

A five-piece aluminum World War I ''doughboy'' mess kit used as a Boy Scout mess kit. The kit is multi-purpose and includes silverware. The top and bottom of kit are used for cooking and serving. The spoon and fork are stamped with ''U.S.'', the knife is stamped with ''R.I.A. U.S. 1917'', and the handle of the pan is stamped with ''U.S. 1918''. Originally belonged to Ira M. Beck.

Dates

  • circa 1918

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is repsonsible for all copyright complaince.

Extent

1 items (mess kit)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair Aluminum

Provenance

Originally belonged to Ira M. Beck.

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Stamped: ''R.I.A. U.S. 1917'', ''U.S.'' and ''''U.S. 1918''

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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