This is an original KFS West German Bundeswehr mess set dating back to WWII. Each service member was issued a mess set with silverware as they headed out to the battle grounds. This complete stainless steel set includes a pot with a wire bale handle that can be hung over the campfire for heating, a bowl that nests inside the pot that can be lifted out with latch handle, and the cover can be used as a bowl or cup and has the riveted handle latch that allows for suspending over the pot or fire for heating. Each mess kit includes a complete set of stainless steel silverware; knife, fork, spoon and bottle/can opener that all nest together.
Complete set dimensions: 6.5x6.25x5.5"
Original KFS West German Bundeswehr
Used in excellent condition
Three Quart Main Pot: 5.5x6.25" with a 4x7" wire handle that is notched for hanging
Nesting Pot: 2.5x5.75x2.5" with hole in the top edge to hook a handle; about 1 quart
Lid: Doubles for a pot or cup, 6.5x4x2" with a riveted handle and latch; less then a quart
Handle: 4.5" hinged that latches onto the bottom of the main pot for storage. Open handle and use for heating.
Fork; 7.25" four tynes
Spoon; 7.5" soup spoon
Knife; 7.25" butter knife
Bottle/can opener; 6"