For use during WWII, although this one was probably used in both WWII and Korea. 2 plates are dated 1951 and 1952, everything else just has the place of manufacture.
Good shape overall, you can definitely tell it was used. The item "WWII Korean War Officer's Mess Kit With Trunk Army Marine Korea Vintage" is in sale since Sunday, May 20, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Field Gear, Equipment". The seller is "tylerstr2394" and is located in Olive Branch, Mississippi.This item can be shipped to United States.