WWII USMC Army Mountain Ski Stove stamped. Complete with Wrench/Tool, Spare Part Housing and Contents, as well as a Decal (Repro) with Instructions, ALL Near Mint!! There were three contracts for this Stove: one with Prentis-Waber, one with Aladdin, and this 1945 contract with COLEMAN APPLIANCE. The Stove comes with a Wrench and a Spare Part Receptacle, both of which clip ingeniously to the vertical pot supports. The stove weighs 674 grams with the tool, no fuel, and no spare parts. The pot supports and tank are of stainless steel. Bestor Robinson, the inventor of the stove, was a citizen of the United States, a rock climber, and skier. He was also Club Vice President of the San Francisco Bay Chapter of the Sierra Club. He helped the U. Army with mountain training, climbing, and skiing. Many members of the Sierra Club joined what would be the 10th Mountain Division ski troops. Robinson filed six separate patents for this Stove! Designed for the Mountain Troops operating in fuel-scarce terrain above tree line, these were widely sought after, prized, and used by ALL branches in all theaters, including Armored personnel as well as troops in the Pacific. This is the more compact, lighter weight M1942 that could nestle inside the separate issue 3-piece Cook Set consisting of two Pots and a Lid/Pan. Perfect for the foxhole chef. When you got to have coffee, youve got to have coffee! Folding Legs, Pan/Pot Support Arms work perfectly. Fuel Cap, Pressure Pump function. All Knobs, Bakelite and Wood present and operate smoothly. This piece is complete with Adjusting Wrench, Spare Part Housing with Contents… Which are invariably missing. The stove is marked, U. Instruction Label is a reproduction Sunflower-yellow water-decal label which was extremely perishable, rarely surviving exposure to heat and spilled fuel for any length of time. This COMPLETE assembly shows only the SLIGHTEST use. The item “WW2 Stove USMC Army Mountain Ski M1942 Wrench, Parts, 99.9% Mint” is in sale since Friday, December 28, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Field Gear, Equipment”. The seller is “bataan12213″ and is located in Little Rock, Arkansas. This item can be shipped to United States.