We now offer canteens made of stainless steel as no
modern made tin plate is durable enough to give long time service. Supplied with natural fiber rope (not shown) and wood plug. Two styles of British: crescent or kidney shape. Specifications from excavated specimens from Ft. Ligonier, circa 1756. Hessian is similar to British kidney. Ref: CENC, page 59, figures 2, 3 & 4. French short canteen specifications for the PETIT BIDON can be found on the internet. NEW Oval shaped stainless Hessian canteen similar in dimensions to the other Hessian canteen. Has rectangular keepers for leather strap.