WWII USMC Army Mountain Ski Stove stamped. Complete with Wrench/Tool, Spare Part and Housing, as well as the ORIGINAL Decal (in wonderful condition) with Instructions, ALL Near Mint to Mint condition!! It APPEARS to be as close to New Old Stock, apart from having been test-lit, perhaps, when issued. There were three contracts for this Stove: one with Prentis-Waber, one with Coleman Appliance, as well as this 1945 contract with ALADDIN. 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 an U. Citizen, a rock climber, and a skier. He was also Club Vice President of the San Francisco Bay Chapter of the Sierra Club. He advised 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 (as well as inside a well-ventilated Mountain Tent, with the Canvas Duck Patch on the floor for its use), these were widely sought after, prized, and used by ALL branches in all theaters, including Armored personnel as well as troops in the Pacific. Perfect for the foxhole chef. When you gotta have coffee, you gotta have coffee! ZERO dents, scratches on THIS Stove! Folding Legs, Pan/Pot Support Arms work perfectly. Fuel Cap, Pressure Pump functions, threads nicely! Both Knobs, Bakelite and Wood, are present and operate smoothly! This piece comes with the accompanying multi-purpose Adjusting Wrench AND Spare Part Housing and its contents which are invariably missing. The stove is well-marked, U. This Stove has an intact Instruction Label, the Sunflower Yellow water-decal with the Gold border which was extremely perishable, rarely surviving exposure to heat and spilled fuel for any length of time. This frosty-Mint assembly is a SUPERB example! The item “WW2 STOVE USMC Army Mountain Ski M1942 Aladdin 1945 WRENCH & SPARE PART Mint” is in sale since Wednesday, May 8, 2019. 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.