4th Marine Division P2 Canteen Cover

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Here is a nice and salty UNIS marked 4th Marine Division 2nd pattern (“P2”) canteen cover. First it was issued to someone in the 24th Infantry Regiment, Weapons or HQ Company (40?). Then to a Private First Class in the Division HQ (113).

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The cover has been repaired at several places, seems to be period done

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Close up of the lift-the-dot snaps, the first pattern used domed snaps

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There is a name stamped to the bottom of the cover, unfortunately it’s almost completely worn of

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~ by m1pencil on August 2, 2010.

2 Responses to “4th Marine Division P2 Canteen Cover”

  1. There is a trick using night vision (camera, etc.) to see inked markings on things like your canteen on the name. You should try it.

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