2.5 gallon Jerry cans?

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Re: 2.5 gallon Jerry cans?

Post by Steve Webb » Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:38 am

Any idea on what the language is on the stenciling?
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Re: 2.5 gallon Jerry cans?

Post by Adam » Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:58 am

Came across one of these 2.5? gallon cans the other day. typical WW2 water can lid on it. Had a hairpin clip or something like it to keep the lid from opening by itself. No numbers under handles or on bottom. Somebody welded a 1/2 pipe to the middle of the lid. Manufactured for civilian use too?

I have a 5 gallon water can mounted on the right foot rest, use it for carrying emergency tools and a Fire extinguisher. I could reach the bottom of the 2.5

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Re: 2.5 gallon Jerry cans?

Post by gerrykan » Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:39 pm

Adam,
The can you have is probably a French wine can.
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Re: 2.5 gallon Jerry cans?

Post by Adam » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:43 pm

That is exactly what it is.

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