1915 Dated 1908 Pattern Mk VI Water Bottle & Cradle

1915 Dated 1908 Pattern Mk VI Water Bottle & Cradle

Code: 10343

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A good set comprising of a blue enamel Mk VI water bottle with khaki serge cover, complete in a 1915 dated third issue carrier.

The water bottle appears in good solid shape, with cork and string. The serge cover has been hand stitched at the top when fitted to the bottle, there is a slight loss of stitching to the front. It is on good shape, with only minor wear. The carrier is also in good used condition, all brass work is functioning and in good shape. The strap has not been altered to a shorter top securing type, as many were just after the war. There is no serious wear or damage to the webbing, only some ribbing and general grubbiness in places. The webbing is maker marked Mills Equipment Co and dated 1915.

A good solid set that is becoming harder to obtain.