Bulgarian Coconut Canteen

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The Bulgarian Coconut Canteen is a WWII-era canteen from the Bulgarian Army. With the war raging during World War II, raw materials like wool were in short supply so the German army began to insulate their canteens with bamboo. After seeing how successful the German army was with bamboo insulated canteens, the Bulgarian army copied the design. Commonly referred to as the "coconut" canteen do to the fact that the canteen looks like a coconut from a distance.

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The Bulgarian Coconut Canteen is an authentic WWII-era canteen issued by the Bulgarian Army. Taking a page from the German army, the Bulgarian Army used pressed bamboo to line and insulate the exterior of their canteens. With the use of bamboo to insulate the canteen instead of wool fabric, the army could use wool for uniforms where it was both in short supply and necessary for production.

With the popularity of WWII re-enacting, this Bulgarian Army canteen is a must-have. While the issuance of this style of canteen began with the German Afrika Corps, it soon became the standard issue canteen throughout the remainder of the war. Now that we have imported a sizable number of these excellent WWII-era canteens, you can add several to your collection.

Features:
  • Authentic Bulgarian Army Canteen
  • World War II Era Design
  • Correct Look and Appearance for German WWII Re-Enactments
  • Surplus Used and Good Condition

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Terrific price on this Bulgarian Army Canteen
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The Canteen looks great. Exactly what I wanted.
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This Canteen is just what I wanted and it works good.
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Received in four days after buying. Will be back to buy from Keepshooting again!
Perfect Canteen for my use
Review by Cordero Z.
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This Canteen is just what I wanted and it works good.
Good deal on this Bulgarian Army Canteen
Review by Leandro J.
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The Canteen looks excellent. Exactly what I needed.
This Canteen is as described.
Review by Saad S.
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5 Star
Excellent Website
Review by Vang K.
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Excellent Canteen for the price. Really good value.
Perfect Canteen for me
Review by Esdras G.
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Received in two days after ordering. Will be back to buy from Keepshooting.
Perfect Transaction
Review by Durwood S.
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A++
Awesome Bulgarian Army Canteen
Review by Issaih O.
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The Canteen looks excellent. Exactly what I needed.
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