M42 canteen – L&SL 44

Marking: L&SL 44 on the cup
Maker: Linnepe & Schiffer Metallwarenfabrik, Lüdenscheid
Year: 1944
Strap: Smooth blackened leather.
Material: Painted steel
Cover: Felt with four painted press studs
Other notes:  A very nice late war L&SL 44 marked M42 canteen indicating production by Linnepe & Schiffer Metallwarenfabrik, Lüdenscheid. A textbook late war canteen with 3 presstuds on the cover, riveted loops and a nice brown strap.  Rare to find combination!