VietNam Era Items

39 Items For Sale

USMC M-1941 Field Pack System

$140.00 ($12.00 S&H)

Consisting of both upper and lower bags, both in great shape and marked inside. Just can't quite make out what the marks say.

1969 Dated British Stereoscopic Telescope

$325.00 ($25.00 S&H)

Super looking British Brass Stereoscopic Telescope No. 1B Mk 1 and dated 1969. It is mounted on a wood base and can be taken off very easily. It stands approx. 16 inches high and weigh's approx. 11.2 pounds. The optics are clear and in working condition. Great looking piece.

Photograph - OV-1 Mohawk "Miss Sissy"

$8.00 ($5.00 S&H)

Great looking 8 x 10 photo of OV-1 Mohawk "Miss Sissy" on flight line in country.

YAC-1 "Caribou" Crash Photo's

$5.00 ($5.00 S&H)

From 1962, the official 8 x 10 crash photo's of a Caribou in Newtown, Conn. on 4 Feb. 1962.

M17 Gass Mask Optical Inserts

$75.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Great looking set of optical inserts with glasses, for the M17 Gas Mask. Used from Vietnam through the Gulf War.

VN Era - MX-991/U Flashlight

$25.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Nice overall condition with extra lenses and brass switch.

VN "KA-BAR" USMC Fighting Knife

$150.00 ($10.00 S&H)

A great looking fighting knife that was there. Leather scabbard with the word, "DEATH" carved into the obverse side and just a great weathered color and look to it. The blade was sharpened for combat and is also in great shape. Nice looking piece from Vietnam War.

1974 Dated Life Preserver w/ Accessories

$65.00 ($12.00 S&H)

In used condition, dated Mar 1974, a Utility Type LPP-1A Inflatable Life Preserver with survival light, whistle and sea dye marker. This would look great on a static display model.

1971 Medic / Red Cross Flag - NIB

$25.00 ($10.00 S&H)

These are NIB, marked and dated 1971, Nylon and Wool bunting. Measure 1' 6" by 2' 3" and are used for marking stations and vehicles. Made by "Yale Necktie Co., New Haven, Conn." I have only four of these, all in the same mint condition. They are sold at $25 each, or take all four for $90.

1971 US Whistle

$12.00 ($8.00 S&H)

In near mint condition, a working US marked plastic whistle, dated 1971 by "G.P.I.".

Booby Trap Trip Wire

$10.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Have five of these trip wire wood spools in near mint condition. They are $10 each, or take all five for $45.

M1 Bayonet - Korean Army M1 Rifle

$50.00 ($10.00 S&H)

I have two of these M1 Garand bayonets. These were sent to the South Korean Army for their surplus M1 rifles supplied after the Korean War. They were cut down to 6 1/4" blades and issued to the ROK Army soldiers in the early 1960's. I have one still in the plastic bag with original tape and cardboard blade protector as issued to ROK troops and another by itself. Both are in excellent condition and have numbers on one side of the cross guard. The one with the issue bag is $50, the other one is $40, or take both for $80.

USMC "Kabar" Fighting Knife

$165.00 ($10.00 S&H)

Very nice example of a Vietnam period USMC "Kabar" fighting knife.

NVA - AK & SKS Rifle Sling

$50.00 ($9.00 S&H)

NVA canvas sling for AK and SKS rifle in near mint condition.

USMC Dog Tags - Cuban Missile Crisis

$75.00 ($5.00 S&H)

Two sets of dog tags to Raymond F. Craley, Jr. of Dover, Pa. who served in the USMC during the Cuban Missile Crisis. One set of tags lists him as "no preference", while the other set of tags lists him as "Jewish".

M-1 Helmet Camo Cover

$45.00 ($5.00 S&H)

VN worn M-1 Helmet Camouflage Cover, worn condition with a salty look!

M-1951 Field Jacket - Excellent Condition

$150.00 ($15.00 S&H)

No spec. or size tag, looks to be around medium size, 1st Sgt. 194th Arm. Bde. with A/B tab and US Army Training Activities patches. Great shape.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

1975 Ames Folding Shovel w/ Carrier

$95.00 ($10.00 S&H)

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

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.

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.

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.

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.