Prussian tent – 18th century – Cotton

Prussian tent – 18th century – Cotton

470.00 700.00 

Historic soldier tent made of cotton canvas.

Although it was made according to the instructions of the Prussian military manual, it is also suitable for other periods.

By default, the entrance is on a flat triangular wall but we can sew another one optionally.

Designed for six soldiers with their personal equipment.

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Prussian tent made on the basis of instructions from the Prussian Book.

Written in the 18th century, it was describing how to conduct war campaigns.

It contains a wealth of information, from very general to small details.

Although that prussian tent was made according to the instructions in the Prussian military manual, it is also suitable for other periods. As similar designs were used at other times and in different armies.

As standard, the entrance is located on a flat triangular wall. Second entrance is possible as option an option.

However, you should then pay attention to the possibility of increased desertion among soldiers. Maybe that was the reason why original prussian tent had only one entrance 😉

We also recommend equipping tents with lantern stands and metal lanterns, which will make it easier to find the tent in the dark at night.

You can find them in the section with such an assortment or by clicking here.

The Prussian tent was designed for six soldiers with personal equipment. However, we recommend reducing the number of inhabitants to three for a reenactors who values ​​comfort and the possibility of a mess in the tent.

As standard, the tent is made of cotton 300 gr / m2, but this fabric will not withstand long rains, recommended for countries with a warm climate. We recommend anti-rot and waterproof material. Checked and impregnated at the factory by the manufacturer, not “homemade”. Then we are sure that tent will not leak. It is also possible to sew a prussian tent of colored, impregnated fabric. For available colours you can just click here.

Dimensions: height 2 m, width 2.5 m, length 4 m.

Set contains:

– tent sheet – in one part,

– wooden poles,

– a set of wooden pegs for the tent,

– transport bags.


– steel pins – hand-forged.

We can also equip the field tent with the markings or colors of the regiment.

You will find useful camp equipment, such as buckets, barrels, etc., in our camp equipment department.

We also invite you to our YouTube channel, where you will find reviews of our products and practical advice.

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