Korean War Era Items

34 Items For Sale

Safe Conduct Certificate for Enemy Soldiers

$30.00 ($1.00 S&H)

I'm selling these at two for one money, as you will then be able to frame them to see both sides at same time. I have three sets of two at $30 a set. Excellent condition and are actual period pieces. They state for UN Soldiers to give good treatment to Chinese or North Korean soldiers desiring to cease fighting, by Mark W. Clark.

Pile Field Cap w/ Airborne Wings

$35.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Neat Korean War period Pile Field Cap with Airborne wings sewn onto the front bill. The spec. tag is washed out, but the instruction tag is still readable. Somewhere around a size 7.

1949 Dated Compass w/ Case

$45.00 ($7.00 S&H)

A US Army Linsatic Compass, dated 10-49, Corps of Engineers, US Army, by Superior Magneto Corp. It is in working condition and comes with a 1956 dated canvas compass case with an ALICE clip on the reverse. Would have been used in Korea or later in Vietnam.

Domed Enlisted Collar Insignia

$15.00 ($7.00 S&H)

Here are two sets of domed Quartermaster insignia, NOS stock, still in cellophane wrapper, 18K Gold Plated and the two Quartermaster insignia are different in size. Both for one money.

Navy Dental Technician Rate Patch

$6.00 ($2.00 S&H)

A harder to find naval rating for a Dental Technician.

Helmet Liner Decals

$3.00 ($1.00 S&H)

I have a number of water slide decals for helmets and/or helmet liners. These are old stock and were used widely during WW2 occupation, through Vietnam. They are being sold at $3 each. I have a total of 53 decals and would sell all 53 for $82, which includes Priority postage.

NOS - 7 X 50 Binocular Filters

$6.00 ($7.00 S&H)

NOS eye filters for the 7 X 50 binoculars. These were also used in VietNam.

1948 Dated Rucksack w/ Metal Frame

$60.00 ($12.00 S&H)

A very nice looking Mountain style rucksack with metal frame. Dated 1948 by "Avery" and looks to be complete.

1951 Dated Linsatic Compass

$40.00 ($7.00 S&H)

Dated 3-51, here is a working Linsatic Compass by "Superior Magneto Corp, L I City, N Y" Nice working condition.

1950 Dated Fighter Gunnery Book - Air Force

$45.00 ($4.00 S&H)

A 1950 dated AF Manual on "Fighter Gunnery, Rocket Firing Fighter Bombing" with approx. 100 pages. Just a neat book from the Korean War period.

British "Canberra" Fighter ID Model - 1951

$100.00 ($8.00 S&H)

A great looking British Fighter IF model that measures 11" long by 10 1/2" wingspan. It is marked on the wings, British Fighter Canberra, Aug 51, Property of US Government. In near mint condition.

L-20A Black Composition ID Model - 1952

$100.00 ($7.00 S&H)

Just a super condition example of this hard to find ID model. When you do find them, either the wing struts or landing gear are broken. This is as close to mint as you will find. It is dated Jul 52.

1950 Dated Cargo Field Pack - M-1945

$35.00 ($8.00 S&H)

A nice example of a M-1945 Cargo Field Pack with a 1950 date. Made by "Foster Co. Inc.", it has the rubber neck and full instruction tag on the inside.

Air Force Pilot Escape Maps

$55.00 ($6.00 S&H)

Here are seven different Air Force escape maps in rayon. All are different and six of them were never opened. They have either 1950 or 1951 dates. They are sold at $55 each, or take all seven for $325.

Marine Corp Hymn Postcard

$5.00 ($1.00 S&H)

A neat postcard, dated 1954, with the Marine's Hymn on it.

M1 Carbine Field Manual - Dated 1952

$25.00 ($6.00 S&H)

A 1952 dated Field Manual for the .30 Caliber M1 Carbine. Text and a lot of great photo's.

USMC Marked Ammo Belt

$85.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Nice example of a Korean War USMC Ammo Belt.

Navy or Airforce Sq. Patch

$100.00 ($3.00 S&H)

An embroidered 4 3/4" diameter squadron patch for either the Navy or Airforce that I have exhausted my sources in trying to ID. I know I've seen this patch before, now it is time to let someone else figure out what squadron it is. It does not glow under a black light.

606th A.C. & W. Squadron Patch

$85.00 ($7.00 S&H)

Looks to be a Japanese made patch for the 606th Air Control & Warning Squadron. This unit had radar systems set up on the hills overlooking Kimpo AF Base near Seoul, Korea. Nice patch.

General Staff Badge

$75.00 ($6.00 S&H)

Great looking badge and Hallmarked to "MEYER".

Air Force Flying Coveralls - MD-3A

$100.00 ($10.00 S&H)

A near mint pair of MD-3A Flying Man's Intermediate Coveralls in size Medium Short. Either ready to wear or for a mannequin display.

Survival Marker Light - "Delta"

$28.00 ($5.00 S&H)

This is from either the Korean War or the Vietnam War and is a survival marker light marked "Delta" on the plastic body and "USA" on the metal pin base. It is an odd shape that you don't see that often.

Survival Marker Light - "Lifesaver"

$28.00 ($5.00 S&H)

Korean War or Vietnam War survival marker light "Life Saver" by Lennan Lights, Los Angeles. This is the Model 2 and is complete with the clip and cord. Don't see these that often.

5th Division & Indiantown Gap Grouping

$95.00 ($8.00 S&H)

I bought this little grouping at one of the local auctions. It is to a William D. Daniels of Sunbury, Pa. that trained at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation during 1952. Included in this grouping are his 1946 Sunbury HS yearbook and a large photo of him and a bunch of other young men leaving the Sunbury RR Station on their way into the military, A super looking book from Indiantown Gap that has him training with the 2nd Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment of the 5th Division, plus a box of medals and a ring marked "Korea" that came with the books. This should be a nice research project for someone.

Combat Boots with Toecap - Named

$55.00 ($10.00 S&H)

A nice used pair of black jump style combat boots and named to a "John J. Ruszala - 52419756". These are either Korean War or Vietnam. Worthy of some research. Used but not abused condition.

VMF-235 Squadron Patch

$265.00 ($3.00 S&H)

This is a decal on leather style squadron patch and it measures 3 3/4" by 4 3/4". It is in excellent condition and is a Korean War original.

Survival At Sea - FM21-22

$25.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A great little FM on "Survival at Sea" and dated 1950. It has 149 pages of information and drawings to survive if downed at sea. Great shape.

"Support" 7617 USFA Support Command Book

$20.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Nice hardback book on the 7617 USFA Support Command in Leghorn, Italy that supplies our forces in Austria during the Korean War. The book is dated 1953 and is filled with photos and some text.

Bullion 5th AAF with Korea Tab

$140.00 ($3.00 S&H)

A super looking bullion 5th AAF with Korea tab patch, Japanese made in excellent condition.

Artillary Cap w/ Patch & Decal

$25.00 ($3.00 S&H)

Nice enlisted tan overseas hat, piped in red with a patch and decal for the Anti-Aircraft Artillary Command. Excellent condition.

M-1951 Field Trousers, Shell

$65.00 ($6.00 S&H)

A real nice example of the Field Trousers Shell that was worn over uniform trousers in cold-wet conditions. Dated 1951 by Falcon Uniform Co. and in really nice shape. I can't quite make out the size, but they are somewhere around 32" waist by 28" inseam. They seem to be complete with all straps and buttons.

FM23-35 Pistols and Revolvers

$20.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Super Field Manual on Pistols and Revolvers in near mint condition. Dated February 1953.

US Medical Device with Case

$50.00 ($8.00 S&H)

I got this from the estate of an Army Nurse that served in WW2, Korea and VietNam. It is a hard case marked US - Stock/No. 3-540-8000 on the lid. It contains an instrument called an Ophthalmoscope that is used to check eyes and ears. It comes with a pamplet from National Electric Instrument Co. and has some extra parts. Excellent condition. I've been told that it is either Korean War or VietNam issue.

2nd Division Coin/Pendant

$50.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Interesting 1 1/2" dia. coin that was made into a pendant with the addition of a screw-on bezel. Marked on obverse: "Second Infantry Division - Warrior" with likeness of 2nd Div. patch. Marked on reverse: "Second To None - WW1 WW2 Korea 1950-1954, DMZ 1965" with the likeness if a CIB. A challange coin or just a momento? It has some weight to it and is in excellent condition.