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Re: ► Photothread: Field Kitchens in Context

Post by Sturm78 » 18 Sep 2018 22:09

Thank you for your help, Max :wink:

Here, another two images from Ebay:

Image 1: Sd.Ah.401 ??
Image 2: I think M09 ex Czech

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Re: ► Photothread: Field Kitchens in Context

Post by Maxschnauzer » 19 Sep 2018 00:01

Hi Sturm,
I think:
1. A kleine Feldküche (Krz.), an Hf. 12 or 14 built for motorized towing. These were typically used by Polizei units, as seen here.

2. I agree. Czech M-09

Interesting pics. Thanks .
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Re: ► Photothread: Field Kitchens in Context

Post by Sturm78 » 19 Sep 2018 22:13

Thanks, again, for your help, Max... :wink:

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Re: ► Photothread: Field Kitchens in Context

Post by Tosun Saral » 21 Sep 2018 10:33

In Alanya/Turkey a Kuk M 1910
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Re: ► Photothread: Field Kitchens in Context

Post by Tosun Saral » 21 Sep 2018 10:34

M 1910
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Re: ► Photothread: Field Kitchens in Context

Post by Div.Nordland » 21 Sep 2018 13:24

A German WWII Field Kitchen is Reborn!
The Large Field kitchen (Hf. 13) - Die große Feldküche (Hf. 13)

I rescued this original German (Large) field kitchen from the elements in the summer of 2017. It sat in an old semi-collapsed barn/garage on a farm in Norway, where it had been sitting for about 60 years. The kitchen is 100% matching numbers (Main kettle, coffee kettle, and chassis), and was made by "dth" (Voss Works in Sarstedt,Germany) in 1941 with serial number 903. It was originally fitted with wooden wagon wheels, but was at some point converted to a mechanised version with rubber wheels. Whether this was done during the war or by the Norwegian army post war is uncertain. Luckily I was fortunate enough to find an original axel and wooden wagon wheels, including som other key parts to help restore this beauty back to her former glory. The field kitchen is currently undergoing restoration with good progress....



The restoration of my German field kitchen is coming along nicely... I have documented as much as possible throughout the restoration process with the intent of making a short documentary series. The end result will probably be 2-4 hours long, divided into a number of episodes. Hopefully this series will help and inspire others - but also spark an interest for these beauties.

I want to thank Tim for guiding me on to this post and also for educating me on why this is a Hf. 13 and not a Hf. 11 as i previously thought - thanks Tim! :thumbsup:
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Re: ► Photothread: Field Kitchens in Context

Post by Flak3.7 » 21 Sep 2018 21:28

Div.Nordland wrote:
21 Sep 2018 13:24
I want to thank Tim for guiding me on to this post and also for educating me on why this is a Hf. 13 and not a Hf. 11 as i previously thought - thanks Tim! :thumbsup:
You're very welcome, I look forward to seeing your documentary!

Regards,

Tim
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Re: ► Photothread: Field Kitchens in Context

Post by Flak3.7 » 21 Sep 2018 21:39

Sturm78 wrote:
17 Sep 2018 21:22
Hi all,

Two images from Ebay:

Image 1: I am not sure but I would say a Hf.11
Image 2: Hf.13 ??

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Good ID's.

1: Yes, Hf.11. Note the two hatches on the coffee boiler. Hf.12 only has one.
2: Yes, Hf.13.

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Re: ► Photothread: Field Kitchens in Context

Post by Div.Nordland » 21 Sep 2018 21:40

Thank you Tim! :D

btw. I corrected the spelling error of your name - sorry :(

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Re: ► Photothread: Field Kitchens in Context

Post by Flak3.7 » 21 Sep 2018 21:47

No worries. I have a Danish friend who pronounces my name like that sometimes! :)

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Re: ► Photothread: Field Kitchens in Context

Post by Flak3.7 » 21 Sep 2018 22:03

Sturm78 wrote:
18 Sep 2018 22:09
Thank you for your help, Max :wink:

Here, another two images from Ebay:

Image 1: Sd.Ah.401 ??
Image 2: I think M09 ex Czech

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19 Sep 2018 00:01
Hi Sturm,
I think:
1. A kleine Feldküche (Krz.), an Hf. 12 or 14 built for motorized towing. These were typically used by Polizei units, as seen here.

2. I agree. Czech M-09

Interesting pics. Thanks .
I'm very positive that Image 1 is a Sd.Ah.401, not a Hf.14 as Max suggests. Notice the 14 horizontal holes on the rear plate,above and below the operating instructions. Hf.14's have 11 holes on the bottom row and 9 on the top. The different fire doors, rear lights and the levelling jack on the left side, all point to a Sd.Ah.401.

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Tim

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Re: ► Photothread: Field Kitchens in Context

Post by SIS 5 » 21 Sep 2018 23:01

Hi Tim,

an excellent deduction. Here two pics to support Your deduction.

Regards

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Re: ► Photothread: Field Kitchens in Context

Post by Maxschnauzer » 21 Sep 2018 23:44

Flak3.7 wrote:
21 Sep 2018 21:39
Sturm78 wrote:
17 Sep 2018 21:22
Hi all,

Two images from Ebay:

Image 1: I am not sure but I would say a Hf.11
Image 2: Hf.13 ??

Sturm78
Good ID's.

1: Yes, Hf.11. Note the two hatches on the coffee boiler. Hf.12 only has one.
2: Yes, Hf.13.

Tim
Hi Sturm, Flak 78, SIS 5
I have a question on the chimney of No. 1. In post # 1287 Bert posted a couple of pics of Hf. 12 showing the similar straight sided chimney with top ring and D shaped handle, similar to that of No. 1 here. Was that also used on Hf. 11?
For references purposes here I repost those pics:

Image No. 1
s-l1600 (19) (1).jpg
Hf. 12
Hf. 12 side (1).png
Hf. 12 carriage box.png
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Re: ► Photothread: Field Kitchens in Context

Post by Maxschnauzer » 21 Sep 2018 23:47

SIS 5 wrote:
21 Sep 2018 23:01
Hi Tim,

an excellent deduction. Here two pics to support Your deduction.

Regards

Bert
Hi Bert,
Thanks for posting those pics. Now I finally have a clear pic of an Sd.Ah. 401 rear end.
Cheers,
Max

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Re: ► Photothread: Field Kitchens in Context

Post by SIS 5 » 22 Sep 2018 07:48

Hi Max,

yes, it is. Here three pics of a Hf. 11.

Best regards

Bert
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