Korean War Era Items

47 Items For Sale

Tan Shirts - XXI Corps Patches

$20.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Nice shape, 15 X 31 and 15 X 33, one has 1953 date. Both for one money.

1951 Dated British Drill Manual

$25.00 ($5.00 S&H)

Great little manual of 156 pages on British Drill (All Arms}, reprinted 1958.

"Survival Under Atomic Attack" Booklet

$10.00 ($4.00 S&H)

Neat booklet put out after WW2 on surviving an Atomic Attack.

Signal Corps Training Center - Book - 1954

$25.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Great looking hard cover book, many pages filled with text and photo rosters and Camp photo's. This is at Camp Gordon, Ga. The book measures 11 1/2" by 9" bu 1 1/4" and has some weight to it. The front cover has a couple wrinkles at the top, but they do not affect the book's integrity, as the pages are not affected.

1950 USN Bluejacket s' Manual

$10.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Hard cover book of 828 pages, filled with text, drawings, pictures, charts, insignia, etc. Training manual for sailors at the start of the Korean War. Nice shape.

21st Army Corps Shooting Items

$18.00 ($5.00 S&H)

Have three items from the 21st Army Corps shooting matches. Money clip marked "Marksmanship", a 1 5/8" square brass emblem for "Commanders Rifle and Pistol Championship Matches" and a shooting medal for Hi-team, marked on back, "MPTC BN, M 1 Match, Mar 55". All for one money.

Mess Tin w/ Utensils

$22.00 ($8.00 S&H)

The mess tin is dated 1944, the knife is dated 1952 and the other utensils are WW2 vintage. All for one money.

M-1 Garand Ammo Belt - 1962 Dated

$60.00 ($10.00 S&H)

M-1926 Cartridge belt, dated 1952 by Jeffersonville Quartermaster Depot in Indiana. Great condition.

1951 Dated Pistol Belt - Near Mint

$18.00 ($8.00 S&H)

In near mint condition, tough to upgrade this one.

M-1 Carbine Magazine Pouches

$25.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Have one 1951 and two 1952 dated magazine pouches for the M=1 Carbine. They are all in near mint condition and are sold at $25 each, or take all three for $65.

MP Shoulder Armband - 2nd Army

$22.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Nice black leather MP armband, 2nd Army patch, marked to "3rd Plt" and named to "Nicholson". Great condition.

Theater Made Cigarette Cases

$120.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Have four of these cigarette cases made from a heavy gauge aluminum, measuring approx. 6' by 3' by 1/2". All were made as souvenir type cases, by a local artisan, for the GI's to take home. The GI who purchased these was John J. Butala in January of 1953. One was for him, "Choguri, Korea Koje Do" "John J. Butala 22-1-53", another was "To Billie From Johnny 22-1-53" with a neat fighting scene on the one side with a tank, looks like they're breaking out of a prison camp. On the third one, "Memory of Korea" with what looks like a POW Camp, on the other side is a profile of three men on a globe, "The men who keep peace in the world". The forth and last one hae stag deer jumping over a log with a search light in the distance, on the other side is a wolf standing over a dead sheep. It would be a shame to break them up, so all four for one money.

Paper Grouping to LSD-13 Sailor

$12.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Grouping of paper, wallet, bible, carnival dog tags and a bunch of paper to a Erwin W. Nace, Jr., BT2 on the LSD-13 Casa Grande (Landing Ship Dock). He tried to enlist in WW2, but his draft classification wasn't good enough. A neat little grouping and his photo with his 57' Chevy.

USMC Marksman Badges

$35.00 ($8.00 S&H)

All clutch back and the two hangers are marked "sterling". These came from a Korean War vet that also saw service in Vietnam/ All for one money.

1952 Dated Re-enlistment Brochure

$12.00 ($4.00 S&H)

A neat looking folding brochure for reasons to re-enlist in the Army, with pay for enlisted ranks. Hated 1952.

M-1945 Cargo Field Pack - 1951 Dated

$60.00 ($10.00 S&H)

A beautiful example of what some collector's call the "lower pack", this pack is in neat excellent condition, with all straps and a fantastic instruction tag on the inside. Mfg. by "W.L. Dumas".

M-1926 Mess Knives

$6.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Have 2 1953 knives by Ontario Mfg.Co. and 1 1952 by Oneido. They are sold at $6 each.

Blue Hospital Pajama Trousers - 1952

$6.00 ($8.00 S&H)

Have two 1952 dated pajama trousers, 1 medium and 1 large sizes, in mint condition. They are sold at $6 each, or take both for $10.

M-1950 Overwhite Field Parka

$65.00 ($10.00 S&H)

A nice example of a M-1950 white field parka with a 1953 date. Overall great shape, but with some discoloration towards the bottom. Getting harder to find.

Korean War Winter Underwear

$50.00 ($8.00 S&H)

I have 3 sets of M-1950 Winter Underwear. The tops are dated 1953 and the bottoms are dated 1952, they are in mint, unworn condition. The bottoms are Large, the tops are X Large. They are sold at $50 a set, or take all three sets for $125.

Long John Underwear - Korean War Vet

$20.00 ($7.00 S&H)

Right out of his foot locker, Mfg by "Duofold" and in unworn condition.

2nd Division in Korea - "Second to None"

$65.00 ($12.00 S&H)

Nice complete two volume set, "Second to None" on the 2nd. Division in Korea. Near mint condition.

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.

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.

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.

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 ($8.00 S&H)

Here are five different Air Force escape maps in rayon. All are different and four of them were never opened. They have either 1950 or 1951 dates. They are sold at $55 each, or take all five for $250.

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.

General Staff Badge

$75.00 ($6.00 S&H)

Great looking badge and Hallmarked to "MEYER".

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.

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.

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.