VietNam Era Items

68 Items For Sale

British "FRED" Ration Pack Tool - 1969 Dated

$18.00 ($5.00 S&H)

Great little tool from British SAS CRIM ration packs, as used by Australian troops in Vietnam. Nicknamed "FRED" by troops...."Fucking Ridiculous Eating Device". Bottle and Can opener and spoon combined. Similar to our P-38.




1963 Dated Survival Booklet

$10.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Neat little booklet put out by Victor Tool Company, on survival with their survival axe. Measures 2 3/4" by 4 1/4' and in excellent condition.




1970 Dated Mine Card

$12.00 ($4.00 S&H)

GTA 5-10-10 Mine Card with all the information you would need to know about using and deploying mines. Have two of them at $12 each or take both for $22.




M-1950 Parachutist Weapon Case - 1974 Dated

$125.00 ($15.00 S&H)

1974 dated Parachutist Weapons Case in near mint condition. Overall length is 49 inches by 11 1/2" wide. Zipper works and looks to have all straps. As nice as they come.




M1 Bayonet w/ M8 Scabbard

$95.00 ($10.00 S&H)

These were cut down in Korea during the 1960's to fit the M8 scabbards. Approx. 6 1/2" blade, unmarked and re-parkerized when cut down in Korea.




Experimental M-7 Bayonet with D-Guard

$275.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Great looking bayonet by "MILPAR", with knuckle guard and M8A1 scabbard. Great condition.




1969 Dated "PW" Booklet

$10.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Neat illustrated booklet on your rights and obligations under the Geneva Convention.




Regimental Band Shoulder Cord

$22.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Nice looking Black shoulder cord for Regimental Band.




Shoulder Cord - Medical Corps

$22.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Maroon and white shoulder cord for Medical Corps.




M-7 Bayonet w/ M8A1 Scabbard

$65.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Nice bayonet by "BOC", excellent condition.




USMC Dog Tags & Family Album

$95.00 ($10.00 S&H)

This grouping is to Raymond F. Craley, Jr. of Dover, Pa. who was a Marine with six years service during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Included are his family photo album with photo's of his dad during WW2 and other family members. The dog tags are interesting, as there are two sets, one set listing him as Jewish and the other set as No Preference. All for one money.




1973 Flare Projector Kit - Complete

$185.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Here is a complete M185 Personnel Distress Signal Kit, dated 1973, with projector and all 7 flares. minty!!




2 VN Era Bandages - MIB

$15.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Two unopened bandages, both camouflaged, one gauze and the other muslin.




VN Era Baseball Grenade

$15.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Nice example of a baseball grenade, with an M228 Fuze, complete. The grenade is empty, with a hole on the bottom.




USMC M-14 Magazine Pouches

$35.00 ($8.00 S&H)

I have three of these M-1961 magazine pouches for the M-14 rifle, favored by the USMC, one dated 67 and the other two 74. All are in excellent condition. They are sold at $35 each, or take all three for $95.




M-16 Stripper Clips & Loader

$8.00 ($4.00 S&H)

This is for 7 stripper clips and one loader clip.




1961 Dated Absorption Bags - Broad Arrow

$5.00 ($5.00 S&H)

Two absorption bags dated 1961 and with broad arrow mark. used to absorb moisture in supply crates and weaponry. Both for one money.




Souvenir "Hooch" Wood Bookends

$20.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Neat wood souvenir bookends of a "Hooch", each measuring 8" high, by 4 7/8" long, by 3 5/8" wide. There is a corner of one of the hut roofs missing, but still a neat Vietnam souvenir item.




Air Force Survival Training Book

$35.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Large size book, measuring 8 1/2" by 11", with 373 pages of text, drawings, photo's and diagrams of survival technics in various climates. Excellent condition.




1967 Hot Climate Survival Kit Canvas Case

$65.00 ($8.00 S&H)

In excellent condition with all straps and working zipper. Nicely marked and dated 1967.




1970 Dated Waterproof Clothing Bag

$10.00 ($7.00 S&H)

Issued, but not used. 1970 dated Waterproof clothing bag by "Gabraltar Fabrics, Inc." Great condition and still supple.




1966 Dated Canvas Bag

$10.00 ($5.00 S&H)

Dated 1966 canvas bag with two straps. Has a Mfg. name and possible part number inside the flap, just can't quite make it out. The bag measures 10 1/4" high by 20 1/2" wide and is in near mint condition.




FM23-65 Browning Machinegun .50 Cal. - 1972

$18.00 ($4.00 S&H)

A nice copy of FM 23-65 Browning Machine-gun .50 HB, M2, dated May 1972. Contains 220 pages of text, drawings and photo's.




1974 Rucksack Liner Bag

$5.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Used condition, but dated 1974 and still has instructions printed on the bag.




Survival 410 ga. Shotgun Ammo

$110.00 ($7.00 S&H)

Here is an unopened box of 410 ga. ammo, still sealed in wrapper, for use in survival over/under rifles. There are also two single rounds of 410 ga. with aluminum cases that are included.




Survival Rifle 22 Hornet Ammo

$50.00 ($7.00 S&H)

This is for an opened box of survival rifle 22 Hornet ammunition.




Web Belt w/ Brass Fittings

$12.00 ($6.00 S&H)

Nice belt in good, but used condition.




M-1956 Suspenders - 2nd Pattern

$12.00 ($6.00 S&H)

Have three sets of suspenders, all in good but used condition. Have all straps and fittings. They are sold at $12 each or take all three for $30.




173rd A/B Brigade

$25.00 ($2.00 S&H)

One tab and two variations, no glow.




Black "Corcoran" Jump Boots

$75.00 ($10.00 S&H)

A nice pair of black Corcoran cap boots, jump boots, in size 11. They have been used and are still in great condition.




OD Utility or Laundry Bag

$10.00 ($6.00 S&H)

A nice large bag in near mint condition and marked with "US".




American Legion "Vietnam The Wall" Coin

$5.00 ($4.00 S&H)

This is a 1 1/2" diameter non-magnetic coin by the American Legion, "Vietnam The Wall". I have two of them at $5.00 each.




Vanguard Box for Sr. Lt. Shoulder Marks

$5.00 ($3.00 S&H)

An empty box for display purposes.




75th Ranger, A/B Tab

$25.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Very nice example of 75th tab, 1st Bn. Does not glow.




Enlisted Collar Insignia - Special Forces

$30.00 ($7.00 S&H)

Mint in box, by Vanguard Insignia Co.




Enlisted Collar Insignia - Military Intell.

$18.00 ($7.00 S&H)

Nice set in box, mint condition and by Vanguard.




Enlisted Brass - Quartermaster

$6.00 ($3.00 S&H)

The only one for sale is the Gemsco QM set for $6. The Aviation set is sold.




Enlisted Collar Insignia - MIB

$10.00 ($7.00 S&H)

Have the following enlisted insignia "Mint in Box" by Vanguard. Calvary, Chap. Assist., Natl. Guard Bureau, Unassigned, 2-Judge Adv. and 2-Inspector General. They are being sold at $10 a box, or take all eight boxes for $50.




728th MP Bn. Cup & Saucer

$15.00 ($8.00 S&H)

A great looking cup and saucer for the 728th MP Bn. You had to reenlist to get one of these, that sounds like a fair trade to me!!




"Chieu Hoi" Message - M-16 Ammo Bag

$10.00 ($1.00 S&H)

Here are 10 nice looking plastic bag, 4 1/2" by 7 1/2" and dated 1970. All for one money/




VN MX-991/U Angle Head Flashlight

$20.00 ($7.00 S&H)

In near mint and working condition. It has an extra red and blue lens. They don't get any nicer. Have another one, same condition with extra clear and red lenses at $20, or take both for $35.




USN Distress Light Marker

$20.00 ($6.00 S&H)

A USN distress light marker, as used in survival situations such as going into the water. These were also used by aircrews when flying over water. I also have one that is still in the box, at $25.




1965 Mess Kit w/ Utensils

$25.00 ($7.00 S&H)

A 1965 mess kit with US marked fork and spoon.




Air Force Navigation Computer

$45.00 ($6.00 S&H)

Got a pair of Air Force Navigation Computers. One of them is a Jeppesen Computer, dated 1955 and the other is a CPU-26A/P Dead Reckoning Computer with a 1964 date. Excellent condition on both. Both for one money.




Sea Water Distillation Kit - Dated 1966

$75.00 ($8.00 S&H)

This kit has never been opened and the plastic case is as like it was just issued. A great addition to any VN Survival collection.




VN Era CBN Cards

$8.00 ($1.00 S&H)

These two cards for Chemical, Biological or Nuclear Attack are dated 1956 & 57 and are the type carried during the VN War. Both cards for one money. Excellent condition, just folded to fit into a wallet.




U.S.Naval Seacadet Corp. Patch - Bullion

$32.00 ($3.00 S&H)

The Seacadets were established in 1958, with the first unit formed in 1959. This organization was to expose 11 to 17 year olds to the prestige of public service and for entry into the USN if that is the branch they would choose. Great looking patch.




1957 Survival Book

$15.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A neat pre-war 1957 dated Survival Field Manual. The front cover has a crease and the back part of the book has some water stains....maybe some of that Vietnam weather?




1967 Dated Life Raft - U.S.Army

$100.00 ($20.00 S&H)

Here is a 1967 dated U.S.Army Type LRU-3/P Life raft with a 1972 dated Co2 cannister. It even has the WW2 style reflector paddles. I don't think the raft would ever be able to be used, but when do you see them. It's not a basket case, but it ain't mint either. It is all been re-issued in a 1987 dated Cold Climate Survival Kit Bag. Would make a neat looking display. Postage will be actual cost of shipping.




1967 Dated Survival Sea Anchor

$20.00 ($6.00 S&H)

This is a near mint Sea Anchor, used to keep small survival life rafts or pilots in Life Vests in a stationary position in water. This one is dated April 1967.




1965 Dated USN Dress Shoes

$55.00 ($8.00 S&H)

A great looking pair of Officer's Dress shoes in a size 6 1/2. Just what you would need to finish off that mannequin display. The shoes are by "Hanover Shoes" and the heels are "Goodyears".




1971 Dated G-1 Flight Jacket

$150.00 ($12.00 S&H)

A great looking G-1 Flying Jacket in a size 40 that is in wearable condition. It is dated 1971.




Christening Bottle - USS Savannah AOR-4

$1,275.00 ($15.00 S&H)

A super grouping of christening material for the USS Savannah (AOR-4) that saw service in the Vietnam War. Included in this grouping are; the actual bottle that was broke over the bow of the ship with its metal casing and presentation box, a presentation piece of wood from #1 Keel Block, a fantastic presentation photo album of 26 color photos to Vice Admiral Ralph L. Shifley and his wife, who was the Sponsor that broke the bottle on the Savannah. There are two nice photo's of Mrs Shifley breaking the bottle and one of the piece of wood kiel being presented to the Admiral. Vice Admiral Shifley was a 1933 graduate of USN Academy and became a Naval Aviator in 1937. He commanded Bombing Group 8 off the USS Bunker Hill during WW2 and was awarded the Navy Cross. The USS Savannah (AOR-4) was a Fleet Replenishment Oiler and saw service in Vietnam from May 1970 to October of the same year. She supplied the fleet off the Vietnam coast and made six swings into the Gulf of Tonkin. The USS Savannah was awarded one Battle Star and a Meritorious Unit Commendation for service in Vietnam. She was taken out of service in 1995.




Black Leather Shoulder Holster

$125.00 ($7.00 S&H)

A very nice example of a black leather shoulder holster, as worn by Helicopter and Airplane Pilots and crews. Made by "Bolen Leather Products Inc. and looks to be all there and in great shape.




Survival Kit Drinking Water

$20.00 ($6.00 S&H)

This is for two cans of drinking water, that is found in various survival kits and life rafts. The cans are not perfect, but they are full and will help make a nice survival display.




M1 Garand Ammo Bandoleer Dated 1967

$23.00 ($2.00 S&H)

Nice six pocket bandoleer for the M1 Garand as carried in Vietnam or by National Guard Troops during the period, before they goy their M-14's or M-16's. The front reads: "Cal/30Ball M2 - 8RD Clips - LC 42503" and the reverse has: "K.P.I.-7/67". In excellent condition.




M1956 Combat Suspenders - 2nd Pattern

$15.00 ($6.00 S&H)

Near mint example of the M1956 Combat Suspenders and this pair has a 1958 date. They are marked "R" height under 68 inches.




1975 Ames Folding Shovel w/ Carrier

$95.00 ($10.00 S&H)

A real nice 1975 dated Ames folding shovel with nylon carrying case.




1967 Mess Tin with Utinsels

$25.00 ($6.00 S&H)

The mess tin is made by "Regal" and dated 1967, the utinsels are not dated, but were in the tin when I bought it at auction. The mess tin is in excellent condition.




"Red Horse" 556 Civil Eng. Sq Patches

$95.00 ($8.00 S&H)

This is for all of the following patches. Two 556 Civil Engineering Sq. color patches, five Red Horse arc's, four theater made "US Air Force" and four rank stripes.




Surgical Prep Blades - Two Boxes

$18.00 ($3.00 S&H)

Here are two boxes of Surgical Preparation Razor Blades that are dated 1971 and 1973. Great condition.




1973 Dated Ammonia Inhalant Solution

$10.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A nice box of Ammonia Inhalant Solution Ampuls in their 1973 dated box.




Post VN War Survival Mirror

$25.00 ($5.00 S&H)

This survival mirror is mint with it's box. It looks to be dated 1976.




1st Aid/Compass Pouch with Dressing

$35.00 ($5.00 S&H)

This is a pouch/case for a first aid packet or a lensatic compass. It is dated for what looks to be 1968, but I can't be sure. It comes with a cardboard boxed 1st aid dressing and the packet for burn cases. Great medical item. Excellent condition.




Survival Compass - SRU-16/P Kit

$65.00 ($3.00 S&H)

This compass is from a SRU-16/P Minimum Survival Kit that was introduced in 1962 and was considered a "onetime use item". These kits were located in a small pocket attached to a torso harness or inside a parachute pack. These are tough to find anymore as they are small and easily lost.




97th Division Ashtray

$40.00 ($8.00 S&H)

A nice heavy metal ashtray that measures 7 5/8" in diameter and stands 1 1/4" high. It is marked Barracks & 1961 on the rim and has the 97th Division Trident in the center. It is marked "Made in Canada" on the reverse. In used, but great condition.




Extreme Cold Weather Mask

$15.00 ($3.00 S&H)

Nice unused example of the cold weather mask, complete with the neck piece. This is from an Army pilot from the early 1970's.




Extreme Cold Weather Mitten Set

$20.00 ($5.00 S&H)

An unused set of the Cold Weather Mittens, consisting of the mitten shells and liners. This is from an Army pilot from the early 1970's.