M42 Canteen – SMM 45

Markings: SMM 45 on the flask and  SMM 44  on the cup
Maker: Süddeutsche Metallwarenfabrik, Mussbach
Year: 1945
Strap: Two piece construction, black leather, smooth side out.
Flask: Green painted steel
Cover:  Gaberdine with three painted press studs
Other notes: -The cup is a interesting variation without the small loop for the strap to go through. The cup is dated 1944 indicating production in early 1945. The canteen is unissued and would be very hard to upgrade.