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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Review by Danta M.
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Pleased with this purchase. The Canteen works great.
THANKS KS
Review by Pawel W.
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Received in four days after placing my order. Will be back to shop from Keepshooting.
Great deal on this Bulgarian Army Canteen
Review by Fraser L.
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Happy with this order. The Canteen works well.
Awesome Bulgarian Army Canteen
Review by Rick U.
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This Canteen is just what I wanted and it works good.
This Canteen is as described.
Review by Hans M.
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Pleased with this order. The Canteen works well.
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Review by Karon A.
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Excellent Canteen for the price. Really good value.
Perfect Transaction
Review by Baby U.
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The Canteen looks excellent. Exactly what I wanted.
Great Bulgarian Army Canteen
Review by Wilmon M.
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Received in four days after placing my order. Will be back to buy at Keepshooting again!
Very Satisfied
Review by Santa W.
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This Canteen is good. Would definitely recommend.
Excellent
Review by Woodie I.
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A++
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