nicely weathered c. 1940's american industrial reinforced pressed and folded sheet metal "jerry can" or robust fuel container with multiple handles and intact fuel cap

Regular Price: $125.00

Special Price $100.00

Availability: In stock

UR #:: UR-23428-15

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Product Description

worn and weathered original and intact c. 1940's american or possibly german antique industrial pressed and folded steel fuel container or "jerry can." the fuel tank contains three handles for carrying with single hand or by the hands of two people. the original fuel lid or cap is intact. the exact fabricator is not known. the distinctive markings along the sides were designed to stiffen the sheetmetal and allow greater surface area for expansion and contraction of the contents with heat and cold. the color of the fuel can would indicate its contents. the distressed paint finish over steel was caused from prolonged exposure to the elements. only one available. measures 12 1/2 x 6 x 18 1/2 inches.