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Vintage 1960s BSA Boy Scouts of America Mess Kit Camping Cooking GearVintage 1960s BSA Boy Scouts of America Mess Kit Camping Cooking GearVintage 1960s BSA Boy Scouts of America Mess Kit Camping Cooking GearVintage 1960s BSA Boy Scouts of America Mess Kit Camping Cooking GearVintage 1960s BSA Boy Scouts of America Mess Kit Camping Cooking GearVintage 1960s BSA Boy Scouts of America Mess Kit Camping Cooking GearVintage 1960s BSA Boy Scouts of America Mess Kit Camping Cooking GearVintage 1960s BSA Boy Scouts of America Mess Kit Camping Cooking GearVintage 1960s BSA Boy Scouts of America Mess Kit Camping Cooking GearVintage 1960s BSA Boy Scouts of America Mess Kit Camping Cooking Gear

Here is an official boy scout mess kit in a convenient canvas cover with adjustable cross body carrying strap. There are boy scout emblem snaps and stamps on the canvas cover.

This measures 8 and 3/4" across from rim to rim.

Within the circular bottom pan there is included:

* a pie tin looking pan (can be used as a plate)

* a pot with a wire handle, and a lid to fit it (for boiling water, or making a stew or soup)

* the exterior pan bottom is a skillet.

The mechanism that holds the kit together (with a wing nut) can be used as a handle for the skillet. This piece is also stamped with the Boy Scout emblem.

There is also a handy plastic (melamine, melamac) cup included.

The aluminum pans are made by and marked "Regal" on their bottoms.

Condition: Pristine. The only area of concern is the carrying strap that is strained: it could easily be mended and repaired to strengthen it again.

From the estate of the boy scout who used this in the 1960s; however, you don't have to be a scout to enjoy the clever and efficient design of this essential piece of camping gear.

Item ID: BS-002

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Vintage 1960s BSA Boy Scouts of America Mess Kit Camping Cooking Gear

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