Jerry Can Unisex Bathroom Cabinet: 1978

Danish Fuel from Jordrup, Denmark
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A conversation starter and a practical piece, this cabinet is an up-cycled World War II fuel can invented by Germany in the 1930s. Better known as a "Jerry Can" - as "Jerry" was wartime slang for Germans. Reverse-engineered and copied by the Allies to improve their refueling techniques, the Jerry Can also earned the nickname, "the can that won the war." Old rust and paint have been removed by sandblasting and a durable, long-lasting powder coating has been added. The shelves are made of plywood in oak, walnut and smoked oak. Available in Nano Black or Army Green.

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This cabinet is an up-cycled World War II fuel can invented by Germany in the 1930s for carrying fuel, kerosene, water, or other liquids. Better known as a "Jerry Can" - as "Jerry" was wartime slang for Germans. The original name was a "Wehrmacht Kanister." The coloring of the cans were unique in the sense that it was based on their specific use, cf. Red = gasoline, Yellow = diesel, Blue = petrol, and light blue = water. Furthermore, the design of a “Jerry Can” was well thought through, as it had three handles in order to make the handling of the cans more convenient in various situations – the two outer handles were useful when two people had to carry the can, and the inner handle came in handy when one person had to carry the can by himself. All of Danish Fuel’s Jerry Cans are handcrafted in Denmark based on the principal of reusing parts of old Jerry Cans and remaking them. Hence, no two cans are alike - your can will be a unique specimen. Though, there are different kinds of old Jerry Can models originating from different countries. At D-DAY in 1944 more than 21 million Jerry Cans were spread all over Europe. During to our research about 1800 different models of Jerry Cans were found to exist. RE-PURPOSED - DESIGNED AND HANDCRAFTED IN DENMARK When ordering one of Danish Fuel’s Jerry Cans the name of the model will appear on the front of the can. The production process of Danish Fuel’s Jerry Cans. Mount on the wall with two screws through the back of the cabinet. Screws enclosed in the package.

  • Product Dimensions: H 50.0 Centimeters x W 35.0 Centimeters x L 18.0 Centimeters
  • Product Code: V176000172236

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