Do you want to see some Spaghetti packed 1955?

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Do you want to see some Spaghetti packed 1955?

Postby mreheater72 » Sat Oct 09, 2010 3:22 pm

Hi guys,

today I opened a can of "GROUND MEAT & SPAGHETTI WITH TOMATO SAUCE" packed September 12 1955 by OTOE FOOD PRODUCTS CO. out of an "FOOD PACKET, IN-FLIGHT INDIVIDUAL IF-7", with the "abrasive paper method" (the smell after opening the can was terrible, also the spaghetti were not really visible :mrgreen: . 55 years after preparing they find their end in the "john", but before eating :mrgreen:). The can was in really good condition, no rust or any bulging, but there was a little swelling, so I "saved" it before exploding :) .

Here are some pics (be glad, that photos do not smell :mrgreen: ):
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Re: Do you want to see some Spaghetti packed 1955?

Postby kman » Sat Oct 09, 2010 3:27 pm

Do I want to see some Spaghetti packed in 1955?? Oh heck yes, I do!! :-)

Thanks for not making us wait to see those pictures. Those are some great pics and it's really cool to see how this stuff looks after 55 years. Holy moly...that's a long time.

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Re: Do you want to see some Spaghetti packed 1955?

Postby biscuits brown » Sat Oct 09, 2010 3:36 pm

I blame the cracker meal.
Great pics Hagen :D

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Re: Do you want to see some Spaghetti packed 1955?

Postby norge » Sat Oct 09, 2010 4:28 pm

look close at the edge of the can,rust have penetrated the lid and wall of the can.
thats a weak spot on a can,other times the acid level from the food itself
can break the can to. specialy tomato,lemon,vinegard and so on.

but now to the pictures!!! :D cool but im glad im not smelling that :mrgreen:
at least my wife :lol: :lol: she said:you (me) and your german friends must be
made of the same stuff since we like old rations and army stuff :lol: :lol:

nice pictures as usual :D :D

cheers ken

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Re: Do you want to see some Spaghetti packed 1955?

Postby housil » Sun Oct 10, 2010 5:28 am

What a great find and archeological job!

Maybe they want to disply it beside "Ötzi"? (European joke) :mrgreen:

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Re: Do you want to see some Spaghetti packed 1955?

Postby Stef » Sun Oct 10, 2010 7:42 am

Ötzi is in better condition but anyway I'm sure my dog would have gladly eaten the pasta :lol:
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Re: Do you want to see some Spaghetti packed 1955?

Postby Bypah » Sun Oct 10, 2010 2:42 pm

Ötzi the iceman......nice archaelogical find. :mrgreen:
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Re: Do you want to see some Spaghetti packed 1955?

Postby LogDayFreshHots » Tue Oct 12, 2010 12:40 am

I think I would have waited till summer to see if it attracted bugs.. or repelled them. Who knows, one spoonful of this and you could become immune to - well - everything!
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Re: Do you want to see some Spaghetti packed 1955?

Postby cablemonkey » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:54 pm

Yummy! (ewww)


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