New Items Added August 29th, 2017

 
A RATHER UNUSUAL EXAMPLE OF A 1ST PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG STENCILED CANTEEN
FEATURES A LARGE CHINESE CHARACHTER STENCILED IN RED ON THE LOWER RIGHT QUADRANT OF THE CANTEEN ITSELF.

NVA 983 - A RATHER UNUSUAL EXAMPLE OF A 1ST PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG STENCILED CANTEEN. THIS PEA GREEN COLORED CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI WEB HARNESS WITH THE ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER AND FEATURES A LARGE CHINESE CHARACHTER STENCILED IN RED ON THE LOWER RIGHT QUADRANT OF THE CANTEEN ITSELF. A UNIQUE ITEM SHOWNING MODERATE USE AND WEAR THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

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THIS PEA GREEN COLORED CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI WEB HARNESS WITH THE ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER
 
PATHET LAO SECOND INDOCHINA WAR (1955-1973) RESIST AMERICAN AGGRESSION / VICTORY MEDAL, COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL VELVET LINED FITTED PRESENTATION CASE.

NVA 969 - PATHET LAO SECOND INDOCHINA WAR (1955-1973) RESIST AMERICAN AGGRESSION / VICTORY MEDAL, COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL VELVET LINED FITTED PRESENTATION CASE.

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NORTH VIETNAMESE SOLDIER OF GLORY MEDAL, 3RD CLASS.

NVA 970 - NORTH VIETNAMESE SOLDIER OF GLORY MEDAL, 3RD CLASS.

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NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG SOLDIER OF LIBERATION (CHEIN SI GIAI PHONG) ORDER / MEDAL, 1ST CLASS.

NVA 971 - NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG SOLDIER OF LIBERATION (CHEIN SI GIAI PHONG) ORDER / MEDAL, 1ST CLASS.

$35.00

 
NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG SOLDIER OF LIBERATION (CHEIN SI GIAI PHONG) ORDER / MEDAL, 2ND CLASS W/THE MATCHING RIBBON BAR.

NVA 972 - NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG SOLDIER OF LIBERATION (CHEIN SI GIAI PHONG) ORDER / MEDAL, 2ND CLASS W/THE MATCHING RIBBON BAR.

$35.00

 
NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG SOLDIER OF LIBERATION (CHEIN SI GIAI PHONG) ORDER / MEDAL, 3RD CLASS.

NVA 973 - NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG SOLDIER OF LIBERATION (CHEIN SI GIAI PHONG) ORDER / MEDAL, 3RD CLASS.

$30.00

 
NORTH VIETNAMESE COMBATANT ORDER / MEDAL, 2ND CLASS WITH BOTH SILVER STAR DEVICES.

NVA 974 - NORTH VIETNAMESE COMBATANT ORDER / MEDAL, 2ND CLASS WITH BOTH SILVER STAR DEVICES.

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NORTH VIETNAMESE COMBATANT ORDER/ MEDAL, 3RD CLASS WITH THE SILVER STAR DEVICE.

NVA 975 - NORTH VIETNAMESE COMBATANT ORDER/ MEDAL, 3RD CLASS WITH THE SILVER STAR DEVICE.

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NORTH VIETNAMESE NATIONAL RESISTANCE / UNITY MEDAL, COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SUSPENSION BAR AND 100% OF THE ORIGINAL BLOOD RED ENAMEL FINISH.

NVA 976 - NORTH VIETNAMESE NATIONAL RESISTANCE / UNITY MEDAL, COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SUSPENSION BAR AND 100% OF THE ORIGINAL BLOOD RED ENAMEL FINISH.

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FRENCH INDOCHINA VIET MINH (KHANG CHIEN) VICTORY DECORATION, 1ST CLASS WITH THE MATCHING SUSPENSION BAR AND DEVICES.

NVA 977 - FRENCH INDOCHINA VIET MINH (KHANG CHIEN) VICTORY DECORATION, 1ST CLASS WITH THE MATCHING SUSPENSION BAR AND DEVICES.

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NORTH VIETNAMESE EMULATION SOLDIER MEDAL COMPLETE WITH THE MATCHING 1964 DATED SUSPENSION BAR.

NVA 978 - NORTH VIETNAMESE EMULATION SOLDIER MEDAL COMPLETE WITH THE MATCHING 1964 DATED SUSPENSION BAR.

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NORTH VIETNAMESE EMULATION SOLDIER MEDAL COMPLETE WITH THE MATCHING 1965 DATED SUSPENSION BAR.

NVA 979 - NORTH VIETNAMESE EMULATION SOLDIER MEDAL COMPLETE WITH THE MATCHING 1965 DATED SUSPENSION BAR.

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NORTH VIETNAMESE EMULATION SOLDIER MEDAL COMPLETE WITH THE MATCHING 1966 DATED SUSPENSION BAR.

NVA 980 - NORTH VIETNAMESE EMULATION SOLDIER MEDAL COMPLETE WITH THE MATCHING 1966 DATED SUSPENSION BAR.

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NORTH VIETNAMESE EMULATION SOLDIER MEDAL COMPLETE WITH THE MATCHING 1967 DATED SUSPENSION BAR.

NVA 981 - NORTH VIETNAMESE EMULATION SOLDIER MEDAL COMPLETE WITH THE MATCHING 1967 DATED SUSPENSION BAR.

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NORTH VIETNAMESE EMULATION SOLDIER MEDAL COMPLETE WITH THE MATCHING 1974 DATED SUSPENSION BAR.

NVA 982 - NORTH VIETNAMESE EMULATION SOLDIER MEDAL COMPLETE WITH THE MATCHING 1974 DATED SUSPENSION BAR.

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NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG LIBERATION WAR EXPLOIT (CHIEN CONG GIAI PHONG) MEDAL, 3RD CLASS W/ DEVICES AND MATCHING RIBBON BAR

NVA 956 - NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG LIBERATION WAR EXPLOIT (CHIEN CONG GIAI PHONG) MEDAL, 3RD CLASS W/ DEVICES AND MATCHING RIBBON BAR.

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NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG SOLDIER OF LIBERATION (CHIEN SI GIAI PHONG) ORDER / MEDAL, 1ST CLASS

NVA 957 - NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG SOLDIER OF LIBERATION (CHIEN SI GIAI PHONG) ORDER / MEDAL, 1ST CLASS.

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NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG SOLDIER OF LIBERATION (CHIEN SI GIAI PHONG) ORDER / MEDAL, 2ND CLASS

NVA 958 - NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG SOLDIER OF LIBERATION (CHIEN SI GIAI PHONG) ORDER / MEDAL, 2ND CLASS.

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NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG SOLDIER OF LIBERATION (CHIEN SI GIAI PHONG) ORDER / MEDAL, 3RD CLASS W/MATCHING RIBBON BAR

NVA 959 - NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG SOLDIER OF LIBERATION (CHIEN SI GIAI PHONG) ORDER / MEDAL, 3RD CLASS W/MATCHING RIBBON BAR.

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NORTH VIETNAMESE SOLDIER OF GLORY MEDAL, 1ST CLASS

NVA 960 - NORTH VIETNAMESE SOLDIER OF GLORY MEDAL, 1ST CLASS.

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NORTH VIETNAMESE SOLDIER OF GLORY MEDAL, 2ND CLASS

NVA 961 - NORTH VIETNAMESE SOLDIER OF GLORY MEDAL, 2ND CLASS.

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NORTH VIETNAMESE COMBATANT ORDER / MEDAL, 1ST CLASS WITH ALL (3) DEVICES

NVA 962 - NORTH VIETNAMESE COMBATANT ORDER / MEDAL, 1ST CLASS WITH ALL (3) DEVICES.

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NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG DETERMINED TO WIN (HUAN CHUONG QUYET THANG) MEDAL, 3RD CLASS WITH DEVICE

NVA 963 - NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG DETERMINED TO WIN (HUAN CHUONG QUYET THANG) MEDAL, 3RD CLASS WITH DEVICE.

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FRENCH INDOCHINA VIET MINH “CHIEN THANG” VICTORY MEDAL, 3RD CLASS. THIS IS THE EARLIER VERSION WITH THE GREEN, RED AND YELLOW RIBBON

NVA 964 - FRENCH INDOCHINA VIET MINH “CHIEN THANG” VICTORY MEDAL, 3RD CLASS. THIS IS THE EARLIER VERSION WITH THE GREEN, RED AND YELLOW RIBBON.

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NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG LIBERATION SOLDIER (CHIEN SI GIAI PHONG) DECORATION W/ THE MATCHING SUSPENTION BAR

NVA 965 - NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG LIBERATION SOLDIER (CHIEN SI GIAI PHONG) DECORATION W/ THE MATCHING SUSPENTION BAR.

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PEOPLES REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT / VIET CONG LIBERATION (GIAI PHONG) MEDAL, 2ND CLASS W/DEVICE

NVA 966 - PEOPLES REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT / VIET CONG LIBERATION (GIAI PHONG) MEDAL, 2ND CLASS W/DEVICE.

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PEOPLES REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT / VIET CONG DETERMINED TO WIN (QUYET THANG) MEDAL, 1ST CLASS W/DEVICES

NVA 967 - PEOPLES REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT / VIET CONG DETERMINED TO WIN (QUYET THANG) MEDAL, 1ST CLASS W/DEVICES.

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PEOPLES REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT / VIET CONG DETERMINED TO WIN (QUYET THANG) MEDAL, 2ND CLASS W/DEVICE

NVA 968 - PEOPLES REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT / VIET CONG DETERMINED TO WIN (QUYET THANG) MEDAL, 2ND CLASS W/DEVICE.

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A VERY UNIQUE EXAMPLE OF A VIET MINH / EARLY NORTH VIETNAMESE TUNIC, CIRCA 1945-1960
THIS KHAKI COTTON 4 POCKET TUNIC FEATURES A STAND AND FALL COLLAR WITH A SCALLOPED SHOULDER YOKE, PLEATED UPPER POCKETS THAT HAVE THE SCALLOPED POCKET FLAPS, EPAULETS AND THE CENTER SEAMS ABOVE EACH OF THE LOWER POCKETS ALONG WITH (2) BELT LOOPS AND A “SPLIT TYPE TAIL” ON THE REVERSE
NVA 952 - A VERY UNIQUE EXAMPLE OF A VIET MINH / EARLY NORTH VIETNAMESE TUNIC, CIRCA 1945-1960. THIS KHAKI COTTON 4 POCKET TUNIC FEATURES A STAND AND FALL COLLAR WITH A SCALLOPED SHOULDER YOKE, PLEATED UPPER POCKETS THAT HAVE THE SCALLOPED POCKET FLAPS, EPAULETS AND THE CENTER SEAMS ABOVE EACH OF THE LOWER POCKETS ALONG WITH (2) BELT LOOPS AND A “SPLIT TYPE TAIL” ON THE REVERSE. THE TUNIC HAS AN ASSORTMENT OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF BUTTONS THROUGHOUT WITH MANY BEING MADE FROM SOME TYPE OF SEA SHELL.

WHILE WE WERE INSPECTING THE POCKETS OF THE TUNIC WE FOUND AN OLD BRASS KEY IN THE UPPER RIGHT POCKET WHICH HAS (2) CHINESE CHARACTERS ON ONE SIDE AND THE CHINESE FACTORY MARKING OF “505” ON THE OTHER WHICH WE HAVE LEFT IN THE POCKET.

THE TUNIC AS SEEN EXTENSIVE USE AND WEAR AND HAS PERIOD FIELD REPAIRS TO BOTH THE INSIDE COLLAR AREA AND RIGHT SHOULDER WITH STAINING THROUGHOUT. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A SUPER SALTY EXAMPLE OF A VIET MINH / EARLY NORTH VIETNAMESE TUNIC THEN THIS JUST MIGHT BE THE ONE FOR YOUR COLLECTION !!!

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THE TUNIC HAS AN ASSORTMENT OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF BUTTONS THROUGHOUT WITH MANY BEING MADE FROM SOME TYPE OF SEA SHELL
WHILE WE WERE INSPECTING THE POCKETS OF THE TUNIC WE FOUND AN OLD BRASS KEY IN THE UPPER RIGHT POCKET WHICH HAS (2) CHINESE CHARACTERS ON ONE SIDE AND THE CHINESE FACTORY MARKING OF “505” ON THE OTHER WHICH WE HAVE LEFT IN THE POCKET.
THE TUNIC AS SEEN EXTENSIVE USE AND WEAR AND HAS PERIOD FIELD REPAIRS TO BOTH THE INSIDE COLLAR AREA AND RIGHT SHOULDER WITH STAINING THROUGHOUT
IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A SUPER SALTY EXAMPLE OF A VIET MINH / EARLY NORTH VIETNAMESE TUNIC THEN THIS JUST MIGHT BE THE ONE FOR YOUR COLLECTION
 
RARELY ENCOUNTERED HANOI MADE NORTH VIETNAMESE FIRST AID POUCH.
THIS KHAKI COTTON MEDICAL POUCH WITH A BLACK WATERPROOF LINING IS NORTH VIETNAMESE / HANOI MADE, AND NOT CHINESE MADE, AS DESCRIBED IN THE CMEC'S (COMBINED MATERIAL EXPLOTATION CENTERS) ST66-24 MONTHLY CIRCULARS

NVA 953- RARELY ENCOUNTERED HANOI MADE NORTH VIETNAMESE FIRST AID POUCH. THIS KHAKI COTTON MEDICAL POUCH WITH A BLACK WATERPROOF LINING IS NORTH VIETNAMESE / HANOI MADE, AND NOT CHINESE MADE, AS DESCRIBED IN THE CMEC'S (COMBINED MATERIAL EXPLOTATION CENTERS) ST66-24 MONTHLY CIRCULARS WHICH WERE SENT TO VARIOUS FIELD COMMANDS THROUGHOUT SOUTH VIETNAM WHICH WOULD DESCRIBE IN DETAIL CAPTURED ENEMY EQUIPMENT AND IT'S PLACE OF ORIGIN. THE POUCH IS COMPLETE WITH ALL (4) OF THE ORIGINAL TIE STRINGS ALONG WITH THE BELT LOOP ON THE REVERSE AND IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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CAPTURED ENEMY EQUIPMENT AND IT'S PLACE OF ORIGIN.
THE POUCH IS COMPLETE WITH ALL (4) OF THE ORIGINAL TIE STRINGS ALONG WITH THE BELT LOOP ON THE REVERSE
 
A NICE PAIR OF HO CHI MINH SANDALS AS REMOVED FROM A CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE RUCKSACK.
THESE BLACK TIRE TREAD SANDALS APPEAR TO HAVE NEVER BEEN WORN AS EVIDENCED BY THE UN-WORN TREAD AND THE CHALK MARKS ON EACH SANDAL

NVA 954 - A NICE PAIR OF HO CHI MINH SANDALS AS REMOVED FROM A CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE RUCKSACK. THESE BLACK TIRE TREAD SANDALS APPEAR TO HAVE NEVER BEEN WORN AS EVIDENCED BY THE UN-WORN TREAD AND THE CHALK MARKS ON EACH SANDAL POSSIBLY INDICATING SIZE. THE SANDALS HAVE THE TIGHT WELT STITCHING ON THE OUTSIDE AND HAVE “CURLED” WITH AGE. A NICE PAIR OF HO CHI MINH SANDALS THAT ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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THE SANDALS HAVE THE TIGHT WELT STITCHING ON THE OUTSIDE AND HAVE “CURLED” WITH AGE. A NICE PAIR OF HO CHI MINH SANDALS THAT ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AS SHOWN
 
A NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG CANTEEN WITH GRAFFITI AND ARTWORK
THE CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL BROWN BAKELITE STYLE CAP WHICH ITSELF IS EMBOSSED WITH SEVERAL CHINESE CHARACHTERS AND THE ORIGINAL SPLIT YOKE HARNESS

NVA 955 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG CANTEEN WITH GRAFFITI AND ARTWORK. THE CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL BROWN BAKELITE STYLE CAP WHICH ITSELF IS EMBOSSED WITH SEVERAL CHINESE CHARACHTERS AND THE ORIGINAL SPLIT YOKE HARNESS. PRESENT ON THE BODY OF THE CANTEEN ITSELF ARE (2) SLOGANS ALONG WITH A NLF / VIET CONG FLAG. A NICE CANTEEN SHOWING HONEST USE AND WEAR THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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PRESENT ON THE BODY OF THE CANTEEN ITSELF ARE (2) SLOGANS ALONG WITH A NLF / VIET CONG FLAG. A NICE CANTEEN SHOWING HONEST USE AND WEAR THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.
 
RARELY ENCOUNTERED NORTH VIETNAMESE K-44 CHEST RIG.
THIS REED GREEN CHEST RIG IS NORTH VIETNAMESE MADE, AND NOT CHINESE MADE, AS DESCRIBED IN THE CMEC'S (COMBINED MATERIAL EXPLOTATION CENTER) ST66-24 MONTHLY CIRCULARS
NVA 925 - RARELY ENCOUNTERED NORTH VIETNAMESE K-44 CHEST RIG. THIS REED GREEN CHEST RIG IS NORTH VIETNAMESE MADE, AND NOT CHINESE MADE, AS DESCRIBED IN THE CMEC'S (COMBINED MATERIAL EXPLOTATION CENTER) ST66-24 MONTHLY CIRCULARS WHICH WERE SENT TO VARIOUS FIELD COMMANDS THROUGHOUT SOUTH VIETNAM WHICH WOULD DESCRIBE IN DETAIL CAPTURED ENEMY EQUIPMENT AND IT'S PLACE OF ORIGIN.

THIS REED GREEN 10 POCKET CHEST RIG / BANDOLIER FEATURES TIE STRING CLOSURES FOR EACH POCKET AND IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SHOULDER STRAPS, WAIST TIES AND THE (4) UN-FINNISHED METAL “D” RINGS. THERE IS A PERIOD FIELD REPAIR TO ONE OF THE SHOULDER STRAPS. A HARD PIECE OF NORTH VIETNAMESE FIELD EQUIPMENT TO LOCATE WITH THIS EXAMPLE BEING IN VERY FINE / WORN CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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A NICE EXAMPLE OF A VIET MINH / EARLY NORTH VIETNAMESE 1ST PATTERN CANTEEN
THE VIET MINH AND NORTH VIETNAMES USED MANY DIFFERENT VARIATIONS OF THIS STYLE OF CANTEEN THAT IS ACTUALLY CHICOM IN ORIGIN.
NVA 926 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF A VIET MINH / EARLY NORTH VIETNAMESE 1ST PATTERN CANTEEN. THE VIET MINH AND NORTH VIETNAMES USED MANY DIFFERENT VARIATIONS OF THIS STYLE OF CANTEEN THAT IS ACTUALLY CHICOM IN ORIGIN. ONE WILL ENCOUNTER MANY DIFFERENT COLOR SHADES FOR BOTH THE BODY OF THE CANTEEN AND THE HARNESSES AS WELL AS SHAPES (TALL SPOUT / SHORT SPOUT – FLAT BOTTOM / ROUND BOTTOM).

THIS PARTICULAR CANTEEN FEATURES A BROWN COLORED BODY SIMILIAR TO WWII JAPANESE CANTEENS AND HAS A KHAKI COLORED HARNESS ALONG WITH THE ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER WITH DARK GREEN COLORED METAL HARDWARE. A NICE CANTEEN THAT IS IN VERY FINE / USED CONDITION.

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A FINE EXAMPLE OF A KOREAN WAR NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLES ARMY) TYPE 44 AMMUNITION BANDOLIER.
THIS KHAKI COLORED BANDOLIER FEATURES 8 POCKETS (2 LARGE AND 6 SMALL) WHICH ALL CLOSE WITH TIE STRINGS.

NVA 927 - A FINE EXAMPLE OF A KOREAN WAR NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLES ARMY) TYPE 44 AMMUNITION BANDOLIER. THIS KHAKI COLORED BANDOLIER FEATURES 8 POCKETS (2 LARGE AND 6 SMALL) WHICH ALL CLOSE WITH TIE STRINGS. DUE TO THE LACK OF SHOULDER STRAPS AND THE MATERIAL USED ALONG WITH THE SEWING ONE CAN TELL THAT THIS IS A NORTH KOREAN COTTAGE INDUSTRY MADE PIECE. THE BANDOLIER DOES HAVE WAIST TIES WHICH ARE FOREST GREEN IN COLOR AS SHOWN. AN UNUSUAL EXAMPLE THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

$100.00

 
CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE 2ND PATTERN CANTEEN
THIS NORTH VIETNAMESE CANTEEN OF CHICOM ORIGIN FEATURES A KHAKI HARNESS

NVA 928 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE 2ND PATTERN CANTEEN. THIS NORTH VIETNAMESE CANTEEN OF CHICOM ORIGIN FEATURES A KHAKI HARNESS ALONG WITH A LIGHT BROWN BAKE LITE TYPE CAP WHICH ITSELF HAS THE CHINESE FACTORY CHARACHTERS MOLDED INTO THE TOP OF THE CAP. THE CANTEEN HAS SEEN EXTENSIVE WEAR AND RETAINS LESS THAN 15% OF THE ORIGINAL FINISH. A NICE EXAMPLE THAT IS IN WELL WORN / SUPER SALTY CONDITION.

$75.00

A LIGHT BROWN BAKE LITE TYPE CAP WHICH ITSELF HAS THE CHINESE FACTORY CHARACHTERS MOLDED INTO THE TOP OF THE CAP
 
EARLY NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG TYPE 53 CHEST RIG / AMMUNITION BANDOLIER
THIS 10 POCKET KHAKI COTTON BANDOLIER IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SHOULDER STRAPS, WAIST TIES AND ALUMINUM WIRE ROLLER BUCKLES WITH EACH POCKET HAVING A TIE STRING CLOSURE.

NVA 929 - EARLY NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG TYPE 53 CHEST RIG / AMMUNITION BANDOLIER. THIS 10 POCKET KHAKI COTTON BANDOLIER IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SHOULDER STRAPS, WAIST TIES AND ALUMINUM WIRE ROLLER BUCKLES WITH EACH POCKET HAVING A TIE STRING CLOSURE. THE BANDOLIER IS CHOP MARKED ON THE REVERSE IN CHINESE WITH A MANUFACTURING DATE OF 1956 AND IN VERY FINE / USED CONDITION AS SHOWN.

$85.00

 
ANOTHER FINE EXAMPLE OF A VIET MINH / EARLY NORTH VIETNAMESE 1ST PATTERN CANTEEN
THIS FOREST GREEN COLORED CANTEEN FEATURES A LIGHTER GREEN HARNESS WITH UN-FINISHED ALUMINUM HARDWARE AND IS COMPLETE WITH THE ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER WHICH ITSELF IS EMBOSSED ON THE TOP WITH SEVERAL CHINESE CHARACTERS WHICH INDICATE THE CHINESE FACTORY WHO MADE THIS CANTEEN

NVA 930 - ANOTHER FINE EXAMPLE OF A VIET MINH / EARLY NORTH VIETNAMESE 1ST PATTERN CANTEEN. THIS FOREST GREEN COLORED CANTEEN FEATURES A LIGHTER GREEN HARNESS WITH UN-FINISHED ALUMINUM HARDWARE AND IS COMPLETE WITH THE ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER WHICH ITSELF IS EMBOSSED ON THE TOP WITH SEVERAL CHINESE CHARACTERS WHICH INDICATE THE CHINESE FACTORY WHO MADE THIS CANTEEN. ANOTHER VARIATION OF A VIET MINH / 1ST PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE CANTEEN THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

$95.00

 
STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE FIRST AID POUCH OF CHICOM ORIGIN
THIS GREEN VINYL POUCH WITH REED GREEN TRIM AND A KHAKI COLORED BELT LOOP

NVA 931 - STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE FIRST AID POUCH OF CHICOM ORIGIN. THIS GREEN VINYL POUCH WITH REED GREEN TRIM AND A KHAKI COLORED BELT LOOP IS COMPLETE WITH THE ALUMINUM STAR SNAPS AS WELL AS ALL (4) BANDAGES WHICH INCLUDE (1) ROLLER DRESSING AND (3) 1ST AID BANDAGES WHICH ARE ALL OF CHICOM ORIGIN THEMSELVES. THE POUCH AND BANDAGES ARE IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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COMPLETE WITH THE ALUMINUM STAR SNAPS AS WELL AS ALL (4) BANDAGES WHICH INCLUDE (1) ROLLER DRESSING AND (3) 1ST AID BANDAGES
THE POUCH AND BANDAGES ARE IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.
 
CAPTURED 1ST PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE CANTEEN
THIS EXAMPLE WAS THE MOST COMMON TO COME ACROSS WITH IT'S OLIVE DRAB FINISH AND KHAKI COLORED HARNESS

NVA 932 - CAPTURED 1ST PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE CANTEEN. OF ALL OF THE 1ST PATTERN NVA CANTEENS CAPTURED DURING THE WAR THIS EXAMPLE WAS THE MOST COMMON TO COME ACROSS WITH IT'S OLIVE DRAB FINISH AND KHAKI COLORED HARNESS. THIS EXAMPLE RETAINS IT'S ORIGINAL KHAKI COLORED HARNESS ALONG WITH THE UN-FINISHED ALUMINUM HARDWARE AS WELL AS THE ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER WHICH ITSELF IS UN-MARKED. A NICE CANTEEN THAT IS IN WELL USED / SALTY CONDITION.

$65.00

 
CACHE FOUND STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE MEDIC'S BAG WHICH IS OF CHICOM ORIGIN
THIS LIGHT GREEN COLORED BAG WITH KHAKI TRIM FEATURES A KHAKI CARRYING STRAP AND BELLY STRAP ALONG WITH ALUMINUM HARDWARE AND THE ALUMINUM STAR SNAPS ON THE INSIDE AS FOUND ON THE INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID POUCHES

NVA 933 - CACHE FOUND STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE MEDIC'S BAG WHICH IS OF CHICOM ORIGIN. THIS LIGHT GREEN COLORED BAG WITH KHAKI TRIM FEATURES A KHAKI CARRYING STRAP AND BELLY STRAP ALONG WITH ALUMINUM HARDWARE AND THE ALUMINUM STAR SNAPS ON THE INSIDE AS FOUND ON THE INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID POUCHES. THE BAG HAS SEVERAL COMPARTMENTS ON THE INSIDE WITH THE UNDERNEATH SIDE OF THE MAIN FLAP LINED IN BLACK RUBBER WHICH WOULD MAKE THE BAG SOMEWHAT WATERPROOF. STENCILED ON THE FRONT OF THE BAG IS THE RED CROSS WITHIN A WHITE DISC. A NICE BAG THAT DOES HAVE SOME STORAGE DAMAGE TO SOME OF THE INSIDE COTTON COMPARTMENTS.

$120.00

THE BAG HAS SEVERAL COMPARTMENTS ON THE INSIDE WITH THE UNDERNEATH SIDE OF THE MAIN FLAP LINED IN BLACK RUBBER WHICH WOULD MAKE THE BAG SOMEWHAT WATERPROOF
STENCILED ON THE FRONT OF THE BAG IS THE RED CROSS WITHIN A WHITE DISC
 
A NICE EXAMPLE OF AN EARLY KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLES VOLUNTEER ARMY) SOLDIERS IDENTIFICATION TAG
THESE WOULD BE SEWN EITHER ON THE OUTSIDE OR INSIDE OF THE SOLDIERS UNIFORM JACKET / TUNIC AND CONTAINS HIS NAME, UNIT, SERVICE NUMBER AND ENLISTMENT DATE, IN THIS CASE 1952

NVA 934 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF AN EARLY KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLES VOLUNTEER ARMY) SOLDIERS IDENTIFICATION TAG. THESE WOULD BE SEWN EITHER ON THE OUTSIDE OR INSIDE OF THE SOLDIERS UNIFORM JACKET / TUNIC AND CONTAINS HIS NAME, UNIT, SERVICE NUMBER AND ENLISTMENT DATE, IN THIS CASE 1952. THE TAG IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

$45.00

 
VIET MINH / NORTH VIETNAMESE 1ST PATTERN CANTEEN. THIS PEA GREEN COLORED CANTEEN
COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI HARNESS, ALUMINUM HARDWARE AND THE ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER WHICH ITSELF IS MARKED WITH SEVERAL CHINESE CHARACHTERS ON THE TOP.

NVA 935 - VIET MINH / NORTH VIETNAMESE 1ST PATTERN CANTEEN. THIS PEA GREEN COLORED CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI HARNESS, ALUMINUM HARDWARE AND THE ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER WHICH ITSELF IS MARKED WITH SEVERAL CHINESE CHARACHTERS ON THE TOP. THE CANTEEN HAS SEEN LOTS OF USE AND IS IN WELL USED CONDITION.

$70.00

 
A FINE EXAMPLE OF AN EARLY VIET MINH / NORTH VIETNAMESE 1ST PATTERN CANTEEN
THIS CANTEEN FEATURES A BROWN COLORED FINISH WHICH IS SIMILIAR IN COLOR TO WWII JAPANESE CANTEENS BUT IS SHORTER IN NATURE TO OTHER 1ST PATTERN CANTEENS

NVA 936 - A FINE EXAMPLE OF AN EARLY VIET MINH / NORTH VIETNAMESE 1ST PATTERN CANTEEN. THIS CANTEEN FEATURES A BROWN COLORED FINISH WHICH IS SIMILIAR IN COLOR TO WWII JAPANESE CANTEENS BUT IS SHORTER IN NATURE TO OTHER 1ST PATTERN CANTEENS. THE CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI HARNESS AND UN-FINISHED ALUMINUM HARDWARE BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

$85.00

 
SELDOM ENCOUNTERED PATHET LAO MEDICAL CADRE'S FIELD CAP. THIS KHAKI COLORED SUMMER WEIGHT FIELD CAP
PRESENT ON THE FRONT OF THE CAP IS A BEER CAN STYLE PATHET LAO MEDICAL BADGE WHICH WAS ALSO USED BY THE NORTH VIETNAMESE.

NVA 937 - SELDOM ENCOUNTERED PATHET LAO MEDICAL CADRE'S FIELD CAP. THIS KHAKI COLORED SUMMER WEIGHT FIELD CAP FEATURES THE DIAMOND STITCHED BILL ALONG WITH AN OFF WHITE COTTON INTERIOR WHICH IS CHOP MARKED IN BLUE INK ALONG WITH A DATE OF 1958. PRESENT ON THE FRONT OF THE CAP IS A BEER CAN STYLE PATHET LAO MEDICAL BADGE WHICH WAS ALSO USED BY THE NORTH VIETNAMESE. AN EXTREMELY NICE CAP THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION !!!

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FEATURES THE DIAMOND STITCHED BILL ALONG WITH AN OFF WHITE COTTON INTERIOR WHICH IS CHOP MARKED IN BLUE INK ALONG WITH A DATE OF 1958
 
FRENCH INDOCHINA VIET MINH VICTORY MEDAL, 4TH CLASS. THE MEDAL
COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SUSPENTION BAR AND RETAINS OVER 98% OF IT'S ORIGINAL FINISH

NVA 938 - FRENCH INDOCHINA VIET MINH VICTORY MEDAL, 4TH CLASS. THE MEDAL IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SUSPENTION BAR AND RETAINS OVER 98% OF IT'S ORIGINAL FINISH. A NICE MEDAL WHICH IS BECOMING HARDER TO FIND IN THIS COMPLETE CONDITION.

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A NICE EXAMPLE OF AN EARLY KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLES VOLUNTEER ARMY) SOLDIERS IDENTIFICATION TAG.
THESE WOULD BE SEWN EITHER ON THE OUTSIDE OR INSIDE OF THE SOLDIERS UNIFORM JACKET / TUNIC AND CONTAINS HIS NAME, UNIT, SERVICE NUMBER AND ENLISTMENT DATE, IN THIS CASE 1951.

NVA 939 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF AN EARLY KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLES VOLUNTEER ARMY) SOLDIERS IDENTIFICATION TAG. THESE WOULD BE SEWN EITHER ON THE OUTSIDE OR INSIDE OF THE SOLDIERS UNIFORM JACKET / TUNIC AND CONTAINS HIS NAME, UNIT, SERVICE NUMBER AND ENLISTMENT DATE, IN THIS CASE 1951. THE TAG IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

$50.00

 
A FINE EXAMPLE OF A KOREAN WAR NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLES ARMY) TYPE 44 AMMUNITION BANDOLIER
THIS LIGHT GREEN COLORED BANDOLIER FEATURES 5 POCKETS, ALL LARGE, WHICH ALL CLOSE WITH TIE STRINGS.

NVA 940 - A FINE EXAMPLE OF A KOREAN WAR NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLES ARMY) TYPE 44 AMMUNITION BANDOLIER. THIS LIGHT GREEN COLORED BANDOLIER FEATURES 5 POCKETS, ALL LARGE, WHICH ALL CLOSE WITH TIE STRINGS. DUE TO THE LACK OF SHOULDER STRAPS AND THE MATERIAL USED ALONG WITH THE SEWING ONE CAN TELL THAT THIS IS A NORTH KOREAN COTTAGE INDUSTRY MADE PIECE. THE BANDOLIER DOES HAVE WAIST TIES WITH ONE BEING LIGHT GREEN IN COLOR AND THE OTHER BEING KHAKI IN COLOR AS SHOWN. AN UNUSUAL EXAMPLE THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

$85.00

 
CACHE FOUND NORTH VIETNAMESE SKS CHEST RIGS AS FOUND IN “THE CITY” CACHE IN CAMBODIA AND BROUGHT HOME BY AN 11TH ARMORED CAVALRY REGIMENT VETERAN.
BOTH OF THESE MUSTARD BROWN COLORED 10 POCKET CHEST RIGS ARE COMPLETE WITH ALL OF THE ORIGINAL STRAPS AND ALUMINUM HRDWARE IN MINT UN-ISSUED CONDITION

NVA 941 - CACHE FOUND NORTH VIETNAMESE SKS CHEST RIGS AS FOUND IN “THE CITY” CACHE IN CAMBODIA AND BROUGHT HOME BY AN 11TH ARMORED CAVALRY REGIMENT VETERAN. BOTH OF THESE MUSTARD BROWN COLORED 10 POCKET CHEST RIGS ARE COMPLETE WITH ALL OF THE ORIGINAL STRAPS AND ALUMINUM HRDWARE IN MINT UN-ISSUED CONDITION WITH MINOR STORAGE WEAR.

$95.00 EACH

 
CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE 2 CELL STICK GRENADE POUCH. THIS KHAKI CANVAS POUCH
COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL CARRYING STRAP, TIES AND ALUMINUM WIRE ROLLER BUCKLE

NVA 942 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE 2 CELL STICK GRENADE POUCH. THIS KHAKI CANVAS POUCH IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL CARRYING STRAP, TIES AND ALUMINUM WIRE ROLLER BUCKLE IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

$80.00

 
A NICE EXAMPLE OF A HAMLET / JUNGLE MADE MAIN FORCE VIET CONG MAGAZINE POUCH FOR THE RPK SQUAD MACHINE GUN MAGAZINES
THIS 3 CELL KHAKI COTTON POUCH WILL HOLD (3) 40 ROUND RPK MAGAZINES AND IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SHOULDER STRAP, BELT LOOPS AND A WAIST TIE WITH LOOP CLOSURE

NVA 943 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF A HAMLET / JUNGLE MADE MAIN FORCE VIET CONG MAGAZINE POUCH FOR THE RPK SQUAD MACHINE GUN MAGAZINES. THIS 3 CELL KHAKI COTTON POUCH WILL HOLD (3) 40 ROUND RPK MAGAZINES AND IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SHOULDER STRAP, BELT LOOPS AND A WAIST TIE WITH LOOP CLOSURE. THE POUCH IS MADE TO BE WORN OVER THE SHOULDER AND THEN TIED AT THE WAIST. A VERY UNIQUE POUCH THAT IS IN WELL USED CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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A NICE EXAMPLE OF A NORTH VIETNAMESE MADE MEDICAL KIT POUCH
THIS GREEN RIBBED RUBBERIZED / WATERPROOF POUCH WITH KHAKI TRIM IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL INTERNAL FLAPS, METAL SNAPS AND THE KHAKI BELT LOOPS ON THE REVERSE

NVA 944 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF A NORTH VIETNAMESE MADE MEDICAL KIT POUCH. THIS GREEN RIBBED RUBBERIZED / WATERPROOF POUCH WITH KHAKI TRIM IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL INTERNAL FLAPS, METAL SNAPS AND THE KHAKI BELT LOOPS ON THE REVERSE. PRESENT ON THE FRONT FLAP OF THE POUCH ARE REMMNANTS OF (2) LETTERS IN RED PAINT. THE POUCH IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

$65.00

 
EARLY NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG TYPE 53 CHEST RIG / AMMUNITION BANDOLIER
THIS 10 POCKET KHAKI COTTON BANDOLIER IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SHOULDER STRAPS, WAIST TIES AND ALUMINUM WIRE ROLLER BUCKLES WITH EACH POCKET HAVING A TIE STRING CLOSURE

NVA 945 - EARLY NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG TYPE 53 CHEST RIG / AMMUNITION BANDOLIER. THIS 10 POCKET KHAKI COTTON BANDOLIER IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SHOULDER STRAPS, WAIST TIES AND ALUMINUM WIRE ROLLER BUCKLES WITH EACH POCKET HAVING A TIE STRING CLOSURE. THE BANDOLIER IS COMPLETELY STERILE WITH NO CHOP MARKS OR DATE PRESENT ON THE REVERSE BEING IN VERY FINE / USED CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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STANDARD ISSUE KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLES VOLUNTEER ARMY) 4 POCKET STICK GRENADE POUCH AS ALSO USED BY THE NORTH KOREAN PEOPLES ARMY DURING THE WAR
THIS 4 CELL KHAKI COTTON POUCH WITH A WHITE COTTON BACKING IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SHOULDER STRAP AND WAIST TIES AND IS CHOP MARKED IN PURPLE INK IN (3) DIFFERENT PLACES ON THE BACK OF THE POUCH.

NVA 946 - STANDARD ISSUE KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLES VOLUNTEER ARMY) 4 POCKET STICK GRENADE POUCH AS ALSO USED BY THE NORTH KOREAN PEOPLES ARMY DURING THE WAR. THIS 4 CELL KHAKI COTTON POUCH WITH A WHITE COTTON BACKING IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SHOULDER STRAP AND WAIST TIES AND IS CHOP MARKED IN PURPLE INK IN (3) DIFFERENT PLACES ON THE BACK OF THE POUCH. ANOTHER ITEM THAT IS BECOMING MORE DIFFICULT TO FIND THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

$75.00

 
CACHE FOUND STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE REED GREEN EQUIPMENT BELT AS FOUND IN “THE CITY” CACHE IN CAMBODIA IN 1970 BY A FORMER VETERAN WITH THE 11TH ARMORED CAVALRY REGIMENT
THIS REED GREEN WEB BELT IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL INTERLOCKING ALUMINUM STAR BUCKLE AND ADJUSTMENT SLIDES AND IS IN MINT UN-ISSUED CONDITION

NVA 947 - CACHE FOUND STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE REED GREEN EQUIPMENT BELT AS FOUND IN “THE CITY” CACHE IN CAMBODIA IN 1970 BY A FORMER VETERAN WITH THE 11TH ARMORED CAVALRY REGIMENT. THIS REED GREEN WEB BELT IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL INTERLOCKING ALUMINUM STAR BUCKLE AND ADJUSTMENT SLIDES AND IS IN MINT UN-ISSUED CONDITION AS SHOWN WITH MINOR STORAGE WEAR.

$95.00

 
VIET MINH / NORTH VIETNAMESE 1ST PATTERN CANTEEN
THIS DARKER GREEN COLORED CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI HARNESS, ALUMINUM HARDWARE AND THE ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER WHICH ITSELF IS MARKED WITH SEVERAL CHINESE CHARACHTERS ON THE TOP

NVA 948 - VIET MINH / NORTH VIETNAMESE 1ST PATTERN CANTEEN. THIS DARKER GREEN COLORED CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI HARNESS, ALUMINUM HARDWARE AND THE ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER WHICH ITSELF IS MARKED WITH SEVERAL CHINESE CHARACHTERS ON THE TOP. THE CANTEEN HAS SEEN LOTS OF USE AND IS IN WELL USED CONDITION.

$70.00

 
CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE 2 CELL STICK GRENADE POUCH
THIS KHAKI CANVAS POUCH WITH BOTH REED GREEN AND LIGHT GREY TRIM IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL CARRYING STRAP, TIES AND ALUMINUM WIRE ROLLER ADJUSTMENT BUCKLE

NVA 949 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE 2 CELL STICK GRENADE POUCH. THIS KHAKI CANVAS POUCH WITH BOTH REED GREEN AND LIGHT GREY TRIM IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL CARRYING STRAP, TIES AND ALUMINUM WIRE ROLLER ADJUSTMENT BUCKLE IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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A NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED KOREAN WAR CHINESE PEOPLE VOLUNTEERS ARMY SUMMER WEIGHT FIELD CAP
THIS KHAKI COLORED COTTON CAP FEATURES A DIAMOND STITCHED BILL

NVA 950 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED KOREAN WAR CHINESE PEOPLE VOLUNTEERS ARMY SUMMER WEIGHT FIELD CAP. THIS KHAKI COLORED COTTON CAP FEATURES A DIAMOND STITCHED BILL ALONG WITH AN OFF WHITE COTTON LINING AND IS CHOP MARKED IN RED INK WITH A MANUFACTURING DATE OF 1953. THE CAP SHOWS HONEST USE AND WEAR WITH SOME DAMAGE TO THE FRONT OF THE CROWN BUT IS STILL A NICE EXAMPLE IN WELL WORN / SALTY CONDITION AS SHOWN !!!

$150.00

ALONG WITH AN OFF WHITE COTTON LINING AND IS CHOP MARKED IN RED INK WITH A MANUFACTURING DATE OF 1953.
 
A FINE EXAMPLE OF A 2ND PATTERN CHICOM CANTEEN AS COMMONLY SEEN IN USE BY THE KHMER ROUGE DURING THE WAR IN CAMBODIA.
THIS DARK GREEN COLORED 2ND PATTERN CANTEEN FEATURES THE ORIGINAL REED GREEN SPLIT YOKE HARNESS ALONG WITH THE BROWN BAKE LITE TYPE CAP AND DARK GREEN FINISHED ALUMINUM HARDWARE

NVA 951 - A FINE EXAMPLE OF A 2ND PATTERN CHICOM CANTEEN AS COMMONLY SEEN IN USE BY THE KHMER ROUGE DURING THE WAR IN CAMBODIA. THIS DARK GREEN COLORED 2ND PATTERN CANTEEN FEATURES THE ORIGINAL REED GREEN SPLIT YOKE HARNESS ALONG WITH THE BROWN BAKE LITE TYPE CAP AND DARK GREEN FINISHED ALUMINUM HARDWARE. THE CANTEEN IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION SHOWING SIGNS OF HONEST USE AND WEAR.

$70.00

 
CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE BELT AND BUCKLE TAKEN BY A FORMER MARINE FROM THE NORTH VIETNAMESE 304TH DIVISION
IN FEBRUARY OF 1968 DURING THE HILL BATTLES IN AND AROUND KHE SAHN IN QUANG TRI PROVINCE

NVA 915 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE BELT AND BUCKLE TAKEN BY A FORMER MARINE FROM THE NORTH VIETNAMESE 304TH DIVISION IN FEBRUARY OF 1968 DURING THE HILL BATTLES IN AND AROUND KHE SAHN IN QUANG TRI PROVINCE. THIS WIDE BROWN LEATHER TYPE BELT FEATURES A PLAIN BRASS BUCKLE AND FASTENER AND IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION WITH A CARDBOARD TAG WIRED TO THE BUCKLE FROM THE U.S. MARINE CORPS VETERAN.

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THIS WIDE BROWN LEATHER TYPE BELT FEATURES A PLAIN BRASS BUCKLE AND FASTENER AND IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION WITH A CARDBOARD TAG WIRED TO THE BUCKLE FROM THE U.S. MARINE CORPS VETERAN
 
CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE SNEAKERS THAT WERE CAPTURED FROM THE NORTH VIETNAMESE 304TH DIVISIO
BY A FORMER MARINE IN FEBRUARY OF 1968 DURING THE HILL BATTLES IN AND AROUND KHE SAHN IN QUANG TRI PROVINCE

NVA 917 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE SNEAKERS THAT WERE CAPTURED FROM THE NORTH VIETNAMESE 304TH DIVISION BY A FORMER MARINE IN FEBRUARY OF 1968 DURING THE HILL BATTLES IN AND AROUND KHE SAHN IN QUANG TRI PROVINCE. THESE REED GREEN SNEAKERS FEATURE A SOLID BLACK RUBBER TOE CAP AND SIDE TRIM, AN OFF WHITE COTTON LINING, AND HAVE ALUMINUM EYELETS WITH KHAKI TONGUES AND LIGHT OLIVE COLORED LACES. MOLDED INTO THE BOTTOM OF EACH SNEAKER IS THE SIZE “40”. AN EXTREMELY NICE PAIR OF CAPTURED NVA SNEAKERS THAT SHOW HONEST USE AND WEAR BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN !!!

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THESE REED GREEN SNEAKERS FEATURE A SOLID BLACK RUBBER TOE CAP AND SIDE TRIM, AN OFF WHITE COTTON LINING, AND HAVE ALUMINUM EYELETS WITH KHAKI TONGUES AND LIGHT OLIVE COLORED LACES.
MOLDED INTO THE BOTTOM OF EACH SNEAKER IS THE SIZE “40”. AN EXTREMELY NICE PAIR OF CAPTURED NVA SNEAKERS THAT SHOW HONEST USE AND WEAR
 
CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE SKS CHEST RIG THAT WAS CAPTURED FROM THE NORTH VIETNAMESE 304TH DIVISION
BY A FORMER MARINE IN FEBRUARY OF 1968 DURING THE HILL BATTLES IN AND AROUND KHE SAHN IN QUANG TRI PROVINCE

NVA 919 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE SKS CHEST RIG THAT WAS CAPTURED FROM THE NORTH VIETNAMESE 304TH DIVISION BY A FORMER MARINE IN FEBRUARY OF 1968 DURING THE HILL BATTLES IN AND AROUND KHE SAHN IN QUANG TRI PROVINCE. THIS KHAKI SKS CHEST RIG IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL STRAPS AND HARDWARE AND IS EXTREMELY SOILED WITH TRACES OF DNA WHICH MAY BE FOUND THROUGHOUT THE RIG. ONE OF THE NICER CAPTURED SKS CHEST RIGS WE HAVE SEEN RECENTLY THAT IS IN WELL WORN / SALTY CONDITION AS SHOWN !!!

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THIS KHAKI SKS CHEST RIG IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL STRAPS AND HARDWARE AND IS EXTREMELY SOILED WITH TRACES OF DNA WHICH MAY BE FOUND THROUGHOUT THE RIG
ONE OF THE NICER CAPTURED SKS CHEST RIGS WE HAVE SEEN RECENTLY THAT IS IN WELL WORN / SALTY CONDITION AS SHOWN !!
 
AN EXTREMELY NICE EXAMPLE OF A JUNGLE / HAMLET MADE NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG FIRST AID POUCH.
THIS KHAKI COLORED POUCH IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL TIE STRING CLOSURE ALONG WITH THE BELT LOOP ON THE REVERSE AND IS MARKED IN RED INK ON THE FRONT FLAP “?UI THU DOC

NVA 914 - AN EXTREMELY NICE EXAMPLE OF A JUNGLE / HAMLET MADE NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG FIRST AID POUCH. THIS KHAKI COLORED POUCH IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL TIE STRING CLOSURE ALONG WITH THE BELT LOOP ON THE REVERSE AND IS MARKED IN RED INK ON THE FRONT FLAP “?UI THU DOC”. ONE OF THE HARDEST OF ALL NVA / VC MEDICAL POUCHES TO FIND WITH THIS EXAMPLE BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN !!!

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A VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF A KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (CHINESE PEOPLE'S VOLUNTEER ARMY) / NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) AMMUNITION BANDOLIER
THIS UNUSUAL 7 POCKET GREEN COLORED BANDOLIER IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL WHITE TIE STRING CLOSURES AS WELL AS THE KHAKI COLORED WAIST TIES

NVA 911 - A VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF A KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (CHINESE PEOPLE'S VOLUNTEER ARMY) / NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) AMMUNITION BANDOLIER. THIS UNUSUAL 7 POCKET GREEN COLORED BANDOLIER IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL WHITE TIE STRING CLOSURES AS WELL AS THE KHAKI COLORED WAIST TIES AND VERY WELL COULD BE OF NORTH KOREAN MANUFACTURE DUE TO THE LACK OF ANY CHINESE CHOP MARKS AND THE ACTUAL CONSTRUCTION (STITCHING, ECT.) OF THE BANDOLIER ITSELF. AN EXTREMELY NICE ITEM WHICH IS BECOMING MORE DIFFICULT TO FIND THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

$195.00

 
FRENCH INDOCHINA VIET MINH “CHIEN THANG” VICTORY MEDAL FOR A MINUMUM OF 1 YEAR OF HONARABLE SERVICE DURING THE FIRST INDOCHINA WAR (1946-1954)
THE MEDAL IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL RIBBON, FASTENER AND SUSPENSION BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN WITH A BEAUTIFUL ENAMEL FINISH

NVA 913 - FRENCH INDOCHINA VIET MINH “CHIEN THANG” VICTORY MEDAL FOR A MINUMUM OF 1 YEAR OF HONARABLE SERVICE DURING THE FIRST INDOCHINA WAR (1946-1954). THE MEDAL IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL RIBBON, FASTENER AND SUSPENSION BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN WITH A BEAUTIFUL ENAMEL FINISH.

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CACHE FOUND NORTH VIETNAMESE PLASTIC CANTEEN AS SUPPLIED BY THE CHINESE SPECIFICALLY TO THE NVA DURING THE WAR
THIS GREEN PLASTIC CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI HARNESS AND BROWN PLASTIC CAP

NVA 905 - CACHE FOUND NORTH VIETNAMESE PLASTIC CANTEEN AS SUPPLIED BY THE CHINESE SPECIFICALLY TO THE NVA DURING THE WAR. THIS GREEN PLASTIC CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI HARNESS AND BROWN PLASTIC CAP BEING IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.

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NORTH VIETNAMESE “QUYET THANG 5-8” ANTI- AIRCRAFT AWARD / BADGE AS AWARDED TO NORTH VIETNAMESE ANTI- AIRCRAFT CREWS FOR SHOOTING DOWN ENEMY AIRCRAFT
THE 5-8 SIGNIFIES THE DATE OF AUGUST 5TH, 1964 WHEN THE NORTH VIETNAMESE SHOT DOWN AND CAPTURED THIER FIRST AMERICAN PILOT IN NORTH VIETNAM

NVA 906 - NORTH VIETNAMESE “QUYET THANG 5-8” ANTI- AIRCRAFT AWARD / BADGE AS AWARDED TO NORTH VIETNAMESE ANTI- AIRCRAFT CREWS FOR SHOOTING DOWN ENEMY AIRCRAFT. THE 5-8 SIGNIFIES THE DATE OF AUGUST 5TH, 1964 WHEN THE NORTH VIETNAMESE SHOT DOWN AND CAPTURED THIER FIRST AMERICAN PILOT IN NORTH VIETNAM. THE BADGE RETAINS ALL OF IT'S ORIGINAL FINISH AND IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. THANK YOU TO CHAD MORAN FOR HIS INVALUABLE RESEARCH CONCERNING THIS AWARD !!!

$45.00

 
A NICE EXAMPLE OF A KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLE'S VOLUNTEER ARMY) SUMMER WEIGHT FIELD CAP
THIS KHAKI COTTON CAP FEATURES THE DIAMOND STITCHED BILL

NVA 882 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF A KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLE'S VOLUNTEER ARMY) SUMMER WEIGHT FIELD CAP. THIS KHAKI COTTON CAP FEATURES THE DIAMOND STITCHED BILL ALONG WITH AN OFF WHITE COTTON LINING WHICH SHOWS A MANUFACTURING DATE OF 1952. THE CAP SHOWS HONEST USE AND WEAR BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

$175.00

OFF WHITE COTTON LINING WHICH SHOWS A MANUFACTURING DATE OF 1952
 
CAPTURED VIET CONG ENAMELWARE RICE BOWL
THE BOWL FEATURES A SWIRL PATTERN CAMOUFLAGE FINISH

NVA 887 - CAPTURED VIET CONG ENAMELWARE RICE BOWL.THE BOWL FEATURES A SWIRL PATTERN CAMOUFLAGE FINISH AND HAS THE MACHINED HOLE AT THE BASE OF THE BOWL FOR ATTACHMENT TO THE RUCKSACK. A WELL USED ITEM IN VERY SALY CONDITION.

$55.00

HAS THE MACHINED HOLE AT THE BASE OF THE BOWL FOR ATTACHMENT TO THE RUCKSACK
 
SUPERB CAPTURED KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA / NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) CANTEEN
THE CANTEEN STILL RETAINS THE ORIGINAL KHAKI COLORED HEMP STYLE HARNESS ALONG WITH THE ORIGINAL ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER

NVA 864 - SUPERB CAPTURED KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA / NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) CANTEEN. THE CANTEEN STILL RETAINS THE ORIGINAL KHAKI COLORED HEMP STYLE HARNESS ALONG WITH THE ORIGINAL ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER AND IS IN SUPER SALTY CONDITION AS SHOWN !!!

$135.00

 
SELDOM ENCOUNTERD CAPTURED KOREAN WAR NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) ENLISTED MAN'S BELT
THIS GREY GREEN COLORED CANVAS BELT FEATURES THE ORIGINAL ALUMINUM STAR BUCKLE WITH THE ADJUSTMENT SLIDE

NVA 867 - SELDOM ENCOUNTERD CAPTURED KOREAN WAR NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) ENLISTED MAN'S BELT. THIS GREY GREEN COLORED CANVAS BELT FEATURES THE ORIGINAL ALUMINUM STAR BUCKLE WITH THE ADJUSTMENT SLIDE AND IS IN WELL USED / SALTY CONDITION AS SHOWN SHOWING HONEST USE AND WEAR.

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CAPTURED KOREAN WAR NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) CANTEEN.
THIS WWII RE-ISSUED JAPANESE CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL FIELD MADE HARNEES AS WELL AS THE ALUMINUM CAPPED CORKED STOPPER

NVA 869 - CAPTURED KOREAN WAR NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) CANTEEN. THIS WWII RE-ISSUED JAPANESE CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL FIELD MADE HARNEES AS WELL AS THE ALUMINUM CAPPED CORKED STOPPER. A NICE EXAMPLE WITH GREAT CHARACTER THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION !

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KOREAN WAR NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) PUBLICATION ENTITLED “NORTH KOREANS ARE FIGHTING”

NVA 870 - KOREAN WAR NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) PUBLICATION ENTITLED “NORTH KOREANS ARE FIGHTING” WHICH IS A 1ST EDITION FROM 1951.

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SELDOM ENCOUNTERED NORTH VIETNAMESE “JUNGLE ANTENNA” FOR USE WITH THE CHICOM TYPE 63 FIELD RADIOS
THE ANTENNA ITSELF IS CAMOUFLAGED TO LOOK LIKE A JUNGLE VINE AND WOULD BE PLACED AS HIGH UP AS POSSIBLE IN THE TRIPLE CANOPY OF THE JUNGLE FOR BETTER RADIO RECEPTION

NVA 871 - SELDOM ENCOUNTERED NORTH VIETNAMESE “JUNGLE ANTENNA” FOR USE WITH THE CHICOM TYPE 63 FIELD RADIOS. THE ANTENNA ITSELF IS CAMOUFLAGED TO LOOK LIKE A JUNGLE VINE AND WOULD BE PLACED AS HIGH UP AS POSSIBLE IN THE TRIPLE CANOPY OF THE JUNGLE FOR BETTER RADIO RECEPTION. THIS PARTICULAR EXAMPLE IS STILL ON THE ORIGINAL ALUMINUM CARRIER AND IS COMPLETE WITH THE CERAMIC INSULATORS AS WELL AS THE ANTENNA PLUGS WHICH WOULD BE PLACED INTO THE ANTEENA PORTS OF THE TYPE 63 RADIOS. A VERY UNIQUE ITEM THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN !!!

$85.00

 
KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLE'S VOLUNTEER ARMY) WHITE MUSLIN / COTTON CANDY BAG

NVA 873 - KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLE'S VOLUNTEER ARMY) WHITE MUSLIN / COTTON CANDY BAG. THIS IS THE SMALLER VERSION OF THE CHINESE PVA PERSONAL HYGIENE BAG WITH THIS EXAMPLE ACTUALLY HAVING THE WORD “CANDY” IN CHINESE CHARACTERS.

$25.00

 
EARLY 1960'S 1ST PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE RICE TUBE. THIS KHAKI COTTON RICE TUBE MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 68 INCHES IN LENGTH AND HAS TIE STRING CLOSURES AT EACH END FOR FASTENING

NVA 874 - EARLY 1960'S 1ST PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE RICE TUBE. THIS KHAKI COTTON RICE TUBE MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 68 INCHES IN LENGTH AND HAS TIE STRING CLOSURES AT EACH END FOR FASTENING. THE RICE TUBE ALSO HAS A CHINESE CHOP MARK IN BLUE INK WITHIN THE TUBE ITSELF. A SELDOM ENCOUNTERED ITEM, WETHER IN KHAKI OR REED GREEN, THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

$55.00

 
CAPTURED KOREAN WAR NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) RAW SILK FLAG
FLAG WHICH MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 12 INCHES BY 6 INCHES WHICH IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN

NVA 877 - CAPTURED KOREAN WAR NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) RAW SILK FLAG WHICH MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 12 INCHES BY 6 INCHES WHICH IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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KOREAN WAR NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) PROPAGANDA BOOK ENTITLED “NORTH KOREA IS FIGHTING A JUST WAR” WHICH IS A 1ST EDITION FROM 1951

NVA 878 - KOREAN WAR NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) PROPAGANDA BOOK ENTITLED “NORTH KOREA IS FIGHTING A JUST WAR” WHICH IS A 1ST EDITION FROM 1951.

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A FINE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE ARMY FLAG
THIS MULTI PIECE CONSTRUCTED COTTON / GAUZE TYPE FLAGE MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 45 INCHES BY 30 INCHES AND FEATURES A CUT OUT STYLE YELLOW STAR IN THE CENTER

NVA 861 – A FINE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE ARMY FLAG THAT WAS BROUGHT BACK BY A FORMER DOOR GUNNER WITH THE 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION IN 1970. THIS MULTI PIECE CONSTRUCTED COTTON / GAUZE TYPE FLAGE MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 45 INCHES BY 30 INCHES AND FEATURES A CUT OUT STYLE YELLOW STAR IN THE CENTER. THE FLAG SHOWS HONEST USE AND WEAR AND WILL COME WITH A COPY OF THE 101ST AIRBORNE VETERAN'S DD 214. A NICE FLAG THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AND READY FOR FRAMING !!!

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AN EXTREMELY NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED 1ST PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE KHAKI SUN HELMET
THIS KHAKI CLOTH COVERED CORK SUN HELMET IS COMPLETE WITH ALL OF THE ORIGINAL COMPONENTS

NVA 860 - AN EXTREMELY NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED 1ST PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE KHAKI SUN HELMET. THIS KHAKI CLOTH COVERED CORK SUN HELMET IS COMPLETE WITH ALL OF THE ORIGINAL COMPONENTS TO INCLUDE THE WOVEN BAMBOO BACKED VINYL SWEATBAND WITH THE BAMBOO SPACERS IN BETWEEN, AS WELL AS ALL (5) OF THE ALUMINUM EYELETS ALONG WITH THE ORIGINAL LEATHER CHIN STRAP AND ALUMINUM BUCKLE. CAREFUL EXAMINATION OF THE HELMET ITSELF WILL SHOW A NAME AND NUMBER IN RED & BLUE INK UNDERNEATH THE BRIM OF THE HELMET AT THE REAR. TRULY AN AMAZING 1ST PATTERN NVA KHAKI SUN HELMET THAT SHOWS HONEST USE AND WEAR WITH GREAT CHARACTER !!!

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INCLUDE THE WOVEN BAMBOO BACKED VINYL SWEATBAND WITH THE BAMBOO SPACERS IN BETWEEN, AS WELL AS ALL (5) OF THE ALUMINUM EYELETS ALONG WITH THE ORIGINAL LEATHER CHIN STRAP AND ALUMINUM BUCKLE
CAREFUL EXAMINATION OF THE HELMET ITSELF WILL SHOW A NAME AND NUMBER IN RED & BLUE INK UNDERNEATH THE BRIM OF THE HELMET AT THE REAR
 
A RARE EXAMPLE OF A PRIVATE PURCHASE NORTH VIETNAMESE MADE SUN HELMET
THIS REED GREEN SUN HELMET (CIRCA 1967/68) IS MADE FROM CORK AS WERE THE 1ST PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE SUN HELMETS WHICH THEMSELVES WERE KHAKI IN COLOR

NVA 855 - A RARE EXAMPLE OF A PRIVATE PURCHASE NORTH VIETNAMESE MADE SUN HELMET. THIS REED GREEN SUN HELMET (CIRCA 1967/68) IS MADE FROM CORK AS WERE THE 1ST PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE SUN HELMETS WHICH THEMSELVES WERE KHAKI IN COLOR. THE HELMET FEATURES ALL (4) OF THE ORIGINAL ALUMINUM GROMMETS AS WELL AS THE LEATHER CHIN STRAP W/ALUMINUM HARDWARE, A BLUE VINYL SWEATBAND AND THE NORTH VIETNAMESE TAILORS LABEL INSIDE THE CROWN OF THE HELMET. A REALLY COOL HELMET THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN !!!

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THE HELMET FEATURES ALL (4) OF THE ORIGINAL ALUMINUM GROMMETS AS WELL AS THE LEATHER CHIN STRAP W/ALUMINUM HARDWARE, A BLUE VINYL SWEATBAND AND THE NORTH VIETNAMESE TAILORS LABEL INSIDE THE CROWN OF THE HELMET.
 
CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE SHORT HANDLE STICK GRENADE
THIS INERT CYLINDRICAL HEAD SHAPED GRENADE IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL WOODEN HANDLE WHICH SHOWS A MANUFACTURING DATE OF 1967 ON THE HANDLE

NVA 853 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE SHORT HANDLE STICK GRENADE. THIS INERT CYLINDRICAL HEAD SHAPED GRENADE IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL WOODEN HANDLE WHICH SHOWS A MANUFACTURING DATE OF 1967 ON THE HANDLE. THESE SHORT HANDLE VERSIONS ARE BECOMING MORE DIFFICULT TO FIND NOW WITH THIS EXAMPLE BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION WITH A NICE SALTY LOOK !!!

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A VERY NICE CAPTURED VIET CONG MAIN FORCE BOONIE HAT
HAS THE ORIGINAL CHIN STRAP ALONG WITH (3) DIAGONALLY PLACED EYELETS ON EACH SIDE OF THE CROWN

NVA 854 - A VERY NICE CAPTURED VIET CONG MAIN FORCE BOONIE HAT. THIS BLACK COTTON BOONIE FEATURES A PIN WHEEL SEWN CROWN WITH THE HARD PLASTIC INSERT INSIDE AND HAS THE ORIGINAL CHIN STRAP ALONG WITH (3) DIAGONALLY PLACED EYELETS ON EACH SIDE OF THE CROWN. A GREAT PIECE THAT SHOWS HONEST USE AND WEAR THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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THIS BLACK COTTON BOONIE FEATURES A PIN WHEEL SEWN CROWN WITH THE HARD PLASTIC INSERT INSIDE
 
A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF A FRENCH INDOCHINA PERIOD VIET MINH REED HELMET
THIS WOVEN REED HELMET IS COMPLETE

NVA 850 - A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF A FRENCH INDOCHINA PERIOD VIET MINH REED HELMET. THIS WOVEN REED HELMET IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL GREEN COTTON CLOTH COVER, THE CAMOUFLAGE NETTING, AS WELL AS THE SCRIM WHICH IS ATTACHED TO THE NETTING AND THE CHIN STRAP. THE HELMET HAS SEEN HONEST USE AND WEAR AND IS A VERY NICE MUSEUM QUALITY SPECIMEN WHICH IS SELDOM ENCOUNTERED TODAY BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN!

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WITH THE ORIGINAL GREEN COTTON CLOTH COVER, THE CAMOUFLAGE NETTING, AS WELL AS THE SCRIM WHICH IS ATTACHED TO THE NETTING AND THE CHIN STRAP
THE HELMET HAS SEEN HONEST USE AND WEAR AND IS A VERY NICE MUSEUM QUALITY SPECIMEN
 
A NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE REED GREEN RUCKSACK
THIS 3 POCKET RUCKSACK IS COMPLETE WITH ALL OF THE ORIGINAL COMPONENTS TO INCLUDE THE RIBBED SHOULDER STRAPS, ALUMINUM GROMMETS AND WIRE ROLLER BUCKLES ALONG WITH THE KHAKI TIES

NVA 840 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE REED GREEN RUCKSACK. THIS 3 POCKET RUCKSACK IS COMPLETE WITH ALL OF THE ORIGINAL COMPONENTS TO INCLUDE THE RIBBED SHOULDER STRAPS, ALUMINUM GROMMETS AND WIRE ROLLER BUCKLES ALONG WITH THE KHAKI TIES WHICH CLOSE EACH OF THE OUTER POCKETS. A NICE SALTY EXAMPLE THAT SHOWS HONEST USE AND WEAR THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

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EARLY FRENCH INDOCHINA PERIOD VIET MINH CANTEEN. THIS SHORT NECKED CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL HARNESS ALONG WITH THE ORIGINAL ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER
VERY SIMILIAR IN COLOR AND STYLE TO WWII JAPANESE CANTEENS

NVA 841 - EARLY FRENCH INDOCHINA PERIOD VIET MINH CANTEEN. THIS SHORT NECKED CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL HARNESS ALONG WITH THE ORIGINAL ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER AND IS VERY SIMILIAR IN COLOR AND STYLE TO WWII JAPANESE CANTEENS. THE CANTEEN SHOWS HONEST USE AND WEAR AND IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG HAMLET MANUFACTURED DISPATH / MAP CASE
THIS BLACK LEATHERETTE TYPE CASE FEATURES ALL OF THE ORIGINAL HARDWARE TO INCLUDE THE CARRYING STRAP AND INTERNAL COMPARTMENTS

NVA 843 - NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG HAMLET MANUFACTURED DISPATH / MAP CASE. THIS BLACK LEATHERETTE TYPE CASE FEATURES ALL OF THE ORIGINAL HARDWARE TO INCLUDE THE CARRYING STRAP AND INTERNAL COMPARTMENTS. THE CASE HAS SEEN SOME USE AND IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

$65.00

 
CAPTURED EARLY WAR NORTH VIETNAMESE CANTEEN (CIRCA 1965) WITH THE BROWN PAINTED FINISH INSTEAD OF THE VARIOUS SHADES OF GREEN USUALLY ENCOUNTERED
THE CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI COLORED SPLIT YOKE HARNESS AS WELL AS THE REDDISH BROWN COLORED BAKE LITE TYPE CAP

NVA 845 - CAPTURED EARLY WAR NORTH VIETNAMESE CANTEEN (CIRCA 1965) WITH THE BROWN PAINTED FINISH INSTEAD OF THE VARIOUS SHADES OF GREEN USUALLY ENCOUNTERED. THE CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI COLORED SPLIT YOKE HARNESS AS WELL AS THE REDDISH BROWN COLORED BAKE LITE TYPE CAP. THE CANTEEN SHOWS HONEST USE AND WEAR BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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CAPTURED KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLES VOLUNTEER ARMY) ENAMELWARE CUP
THIS COLORFUL ENAMELWARE CUP IS DATED 1951 AND COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL HANDLE AS WELL AS THE FULLY LEGIBLE CHINESE “ROOSTER” HALLMARK ON THE BOTTOM OF THE CUP

NVA 818 - CAPTURED KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLES VOLUNTEER ARMY) ENAMELWARE CUP !!! THIS COLORFUL ENAMELWARE CUP IS DATED 1951 AND COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL HANDLE AS WELL AS THE FULLY LEGIBLE CHINESE “ROOSTER” HALLMARK ON THE BOTTOM OF THE CUP !!! ONCE AGAIN A SELDOM ENCOUNTERED PERSONAL ITEM THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION WITH OVER 90% OF THE ORIGINAL ENAMEL FINISH INTACT WHICH CAME WITH THE EMBROIDERED HANDKERCHIEF WE HAVE LISTED ABOVE !!!

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ONCE AGAIN A SELDOM ENCOUNTERED PERSONAL ITEM THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION WITH OVER 90% OF THE ORIGINAL ENAMEL FINISH INTACT
FULLY LEGIBLE CHINESE “ROOSTER” HALLMARK ON THE BOTTOM OF THE CUP
 
AN EXTREMELY NICE PAIR OF CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE INERT LONG HANDLE STICK GRENADES WITH THE CYLINDRICAL HEADS.

NVA 801 - AN EXTREMELY NICE PAIR OF CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE INERT LONG HANDLE STICK GRENADES WITH THE CYLINDRICAL HEADS. THE GRENADE ON THE RIGHT IS DATED 2-66 (FEBRUARY 1966) ON THE HANDLE ITSELF WITH THE EXAMPLE ON THE LEFT BEING UN-DATED BUT HAVING A REALLY UNIQUE HANDLE. A GREAT SET WHICH IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL CANVAS CARRYING POUCH WITH EVERYTHING BEING IN WELL USED / SALTY CONDITION AS SHOWN !!!

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THE GRENADE ON THE RIGHT IS DATED 2-66 (FEBRUARY 1966) ON THE HANDLE ITSELF WITH THE EXAMPLE ON THE LEFT BEING UN-DATED BUT HAVING A REALLY UNIQUE HANDLE.
 
A VERY RARE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA / NORTH KOREAN MEDICS BAG.
THIS SUN FADED KHAKI BAG FEATURES TIE STRING AND LOOP CLOSURES AND IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL CARRYING STRAP AS WELL AS A FADED RED CROSS WHICH ITSELF IS OF MULTI PIECE CONSTRUCTION ON THE FRONT OF THE BAG

NVA 805 - A VERY RARE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA / NORTH KOREAN MEDICS BAG. THIS SUN FADED KHAKI BAG FEATURES TIE STRING AND LOOP CLOSURES AND IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL CARRYING STRAP AS WELL AS A FADED RED CROSS WHICH ITSELF IS OF MULTI PIECE CONSTRUCTION ON THE FRONT OF THE BAG. THE BAG ALSO FEATURES AN OFF WHITE COTTON LINING AND A CHOP MARK IN BLACK INK UNDERNEATH THE FLAP. ONCE AGAIN A VERY RARE / SELDOM ENCOUNTERED ITEM THAT IS IN WELL USED CONDITION WITH GREAT CHARACTER !!! DON'T MISS THE BUS ON THIS ONE !!!

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KOREAN WAR US MARINE CORPS CAPTURED NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) 2ND LIEUTENANT'S BELT AND BUCKLE
THIS LOAM COLORED WEB BELT IS COMPLETE WITH THE NKPA JUNIOR OFFICERS BRASS BUCKLE

NVA 806 - HERE WE HAVE ANOTHER RARE EXAMPLE OF A KOREAN WAR US MARINE CORPS CAPTURED NKPA (NORTH KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY) 2ND LIEUTENANT'S BELT AND BUCKLE !!! THIS LOAM COLORED WEB BELT IS COMPLETE WITH THE NKPA JUNIOR OFFICERS BRASS BUCKLE AND HAS THE CAPTURING INFORMATION / TRANSLATION TAPED TO THE ALUMINUM TIPPED END OF THE BELT. AN EXTREMELY NICE SPECIMEN WITH GREAT CHARACTER THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN !!!

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HAS THE CAPTURING INFORMATION / TRANSLATION TAPED TO THE ALUMINUM TIPPED END OF THE BELT
 
A FINE EXAMPLE OF A KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLE'S VOLUNTEER ARMY) THOMPSON SUB MACHINE GUN MAGAZINE POUCH
THIS 1951 DATED CANVAS POUCH FEATURES ALL OF THE ORIGINAL HARDWARE AND STRAPS ALONG WITH THE CHINESE NOMENCLATURE CLOTH LABEL ON THE REVERSE SHOWING A MANUFACTURING DATE OF 1951

NVA 807 - A FINE EXAMPLE OF A KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLE'S VOLUNTEER ARMY) THOMPSON SUB MACHINE GUN MAGAZINE POUCH. THIS 1951 DATED CANVAS POUCH FEATURES ALL OF THE ORIGINAL HARDWARE AND STRAPS ALONG WITH THE CHINESE NOMENCLATURE CLOTH LABEL ON THE REVERSE SHOWING A MANUFACTURING DATE OF 1951. ANOTHER TOUGH PIECE TO FIND WITH THIS EXAMPLE BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION WITH NICE CHARACTER !!!

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ANOTHER NICE EXAMPLE OF A KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLE'S VOLUNTEER ARMY) CANTEEN. THIS PARTICULAR CANTEEN IS CIRCA 1953 AS EVIDENCED BY THE ABSENCE OF A DATE ON THE FRONT OF THE CANTEEN WHERE THE STAR DECAL IS PRESENT.
THE CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL HARNESS AND ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN WITH NICE CHARACTER.

NVA 793 - ANOTHER NICE EXAMPLE OF A KOREAN WAR CHINESE PVA (PEOPLE'S VOLUNTEER ARMY) CANTEEN. THIS PARTICULAR CANTEEN IS CIRCA 1953 AS EVIDENCED BY THE ABSENCE OF A DATE ON THE FRONT OF THE CANTEEN WHERE THE STAR DECAL IS PRESENT. THE CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL HARNESS AND ALUMINUM CAPPED CORK STOPPER BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN WITH NICE CHARACTER.

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CAPTURED FIRST PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE ALUMINUM CANTEEN AS BROUGHT HOME BY A FORMER VETERAN WITH THE US 18TH ENGINEER BRIGADE.
THIS PARTICULAR EXAMPLE HAS SEEN EXTENSIVE USE AND WEAR AND STILL RETAINS PART OF THE ORIGINAL HARNESS ALONG WITH A RE-INFORCED / TAPED CORK STOPPER.

NVA 796 - CAPTURED FIRST PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE ALUMINUM CANTEEN AS BROUGHT HOME BY A FORMER VETERAN WITH THE US 18TH ENGINEER BRIGADE. THIS PARTICULAR EXAMPLE HAS SEEN EXTENSIVE USE AND WEAR AND STILL RETAINS PART OF THE ORIGINAL HARNESS ALONG WITH A RE-INFORCED / TAPED CORK STOPPER. A SUPER SALTY EXAMPLE WITH GREAT CHARACTER.

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A NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE PLASTIC CANTEEN.
THESE PLASTIC CANTEENS WERE MANUFACTURED BY THE CHINESE DURING THE WAR EXCLUSIVELY FOR EXPORT TO NORTH VIETNAM AND WERE NOT USED BY THE COMMUNIST CHINESE ARMY THEMSELVES.

NVA 799 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE PLASTIC CANTEEN. THESE PLASTIC CANTEENS WERE MANUFACTURED BY THE CHINESE DURING THE WAR EXCLUSIVELY FOR EXPORT TO NORTH VIETNAM AND WERE NOT USED BY THE COMMUNIST CHINESE ARMY THEMSELVES. THE CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL HARNESS AND BROWN PLASTIC CAP BEING IN WELL USED / VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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A SELECTION OF (2) UN-PUBLISHED VIET MINH PHOTOGRAPHS WITH BOTH SHOWING DIFFERENT TYPES OF VIET MINH HEADGEAR.
THE PHOTO ON THE LEFT IS OF A VIET MINH VETERAN FROM THE BATTLE OF DIEN BIEN PHU AS EVIDENCED BY THE DIEN BIEN PHU CAMPAIGN BADGE OVER HIS LEFT BREAST POCKET

NVA 780 - A SELECTION OF (2) UN-PUBLISHED VIET MINH PHOTOGRAPHS WITH BOTH SHOWING DIFFERENT TYPES OF VIET MINH HEADGEAR. THE PHOTO ON THE LEFT IS OF A VIET MINH VETERAN FROM THE BATTLE OF DIEN BIEN PHU AS EVIDENCED BY THE DIEN BIEN PHU CAMPAIGN BADGE OVER HIS LEFT BREAST POCKET. HE IS ALSO WEARING A GREAT EXAMPLE OF A VIET MINH BAMBOO HELMET WITH THE FIRST PATTERN VIET MINH STAR. THIS PARTICULAR PHOTO HAS NUMEROUS LINES OF WRITING ON THE BACK AND IS STUDIO EMBOSSED “QUOC-TE HANOI”. THE PHOTO ON THE RIGHT SHOWS A VIET MINH SOLDIER WEARING THE STANDARD ISSUE VIET MINH SERVICE CAP WITH THE FIRST PATTERN STAR AND ALSO HAS NUMEROUS LINES OF WRITING ON THE REVERSE WITH A DATE OF 25 MARCH, 1956.

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ANOTHER NICE UN-PUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPH OF A VIET MINH SOLDIER / VETERAN FROM THE BATTLE OF DIEN BIEN PHU AS EVIDENCED BY THE DIEN BIEN PHU CAMPAIGN BADGE HE IS WEARING OVER HIS LEFT BREAST POCKET.
ALSO INCLUDED AS SHOWN IS AN ORIGINAL VIET MINH DIEN BIEN PHU CAMPAIGN BADGE THAT IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL FASTENER ON THE REVERSE

NVA 781 - ANOTHER NICE UN-PUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPH OF A VIET MINH SOLDIER / VETERAN FROM THE BATTLE OF DIEN BIEN PHU AS EVIDENCED BY THE DIEN BIEN PHU CAMPAIGN BADGE HE IS WEARING OVER HIS LEFT BREAST POCKET. ALSO INCLUDED AS SHOWN IS AN ORIGINAL VIET MINH DIEN BIEN PHU CAMPAIGN BADGE THAT IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL FASTENER ON THE REVERSE. THE PHOTOGRAPH ITSELF IS DATED THE 8TH DAY OF JANUARY 1955, LESS THAN A YEAR AFTER THE FRENCH FORTRESS FELL TO THE VICTORIOUS VIET MINH.

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A NICE PHOTOGRAPH OF A NORTH VIETNAMESE SOLDIER WHO WAS A VETERAN WITH THE VIET MINH AS EVIDENCED BY THE “FRENCH INDOCHINA VICTORY MEDAL” HE IS WEARING ON HIS LEFT BREAST

NVA 782 - A NICE PHOTOGRAPH OF A NORTH VIETNAMESE SOLDIER WHO WAS A VETERAN WITH THE VIET MINH AS EVIDENCED BY THE “FRENCH INDOCHINA VICTORY MEDAL” HE IS WEARING ON HIS LEFT BREAST. THE PHOTO ALSO SHOWS THE FIRST PATTERN VIET MINH STAR ON HIS SECOND PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE REED GREEN SUN HELMET.

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A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED KOREAN WAR COMMUNIST CHINESE PVA (PEOPLES VOLUNTEER ARMY) MODEL 1951/52 PADDED WINTER CAP
THIS FADED KHAKI CAP FEATURES THE INTERNAL EAR FLAPS THAT CLOSE WITH A BUTTON AND LOOP CLOSURE AS WELL AS THE EXTERNAL EAR FLAPS WHICH CLOSE THE SAME WAY AND ARE COVERED IN ARTIFICIAL FUR

NVA 778 - A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED KOREAN WAR COMMUNIST CHINESE PVA (PEOPLES VOLUNTEER ARMY) MODEL 1951/52 PADDED WINTER CAP. THIS FADED KHAKI CAP FEATURES THE INTERNAL EAR FLAPS THAT CLOSE WITH A BUTTON AND LOOP CLOSURE AS WELL AS THE EXTERNAL EAR FLAPS WHICH CLOSE THE SAME WAY AND ARE COVERED IN ARTIFICIAL FUR. THE CAP IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SMALL COTTON VISOR AND IS HEAVILY QUILTED ON THE INTERIOR AS SHOWN. A TRUE MUSEUM QUALITY SPECIMEN SHOWING HONEST USE AND WEAR WITH GREAT CHARACHER THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION !!!

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THE CAP IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SMALL COTTON VISOR
HEAVILY QUILTED ON THE INTERIOR AS SHOWN
 
A NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE REED GREEN BOONIE HAT
THIS STANDARD ISSUE NVA BOONIE FEATURES A PIN WHEEL SEWN CROWN WITH THE (3) ALUMINUM GROMMETS PLACED DIAGONALLY ON EACH SIDE

NVA 775 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE REED GREEN BOONIE HAT. THIS STANDARD ISSUE NVA BOONIE FEATURES A PIN WHEEL SEWN CROWN WITH THE (3) ALUMINUM GROMMETS PLACED DIAGONALLY ON EACH SIDE, AS WELL AS THE HARD PLASTIC WITHIN THE CROWN AND THE ORIGINAL CHINSTRAP WITH A BLUE SLIDE. THE BOONIE HAS SEEN LOTS OF WEAR AND IS IN WELL USED / SALTY CONDITION WITH GREAT CHARACTER AS SHOWN !!!

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AS WELL AS THE HARD PLASTIC WITHIN THE CROWN AND THE ORIGINAL CHINSTRAP WITH A BLUE SLIDE
 
AN EXTREMELY NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED VIET MINH / VIET CONG BAMBOO REED HELMET
THIS TIGHTLY WOVEN BAMBOO HELMET FEATURES A BLACK COTTON CLOTH COVER WHICH IN TURN IS COVERED BY A BLACK PLASTIC / VINYL TYPE WATERPROOF COVER

NVA 771 - AN EXTREMELY NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED VIET MINH / VIET CONG BAMBOO REED HELMET. THIS TIGHTLY WOVEN BAMBOO HELMET FEATURES A BLACK COTTON CLOTH COVER WHICH IN TURN IS COVERED BY A BLACK PLASTIC / VINYL TYPE WATERPROOF COVER. THE HELMET IS ALSO COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SWEATBAND AND DRAWSTRING AND IS TRULY AN AMAZING SPECIMEN WHICH SHOWS HONEST USE AND WEAR WITH GREAT CHARACTER !!!

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THE HELMET IS ALSO COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SWEATBAND AND DRAWSTRING
TRULY AN AMAZING SPECIMEN WHICH SHOWS HONEST USE AND WEAR WITH GREAT CHARACTER
 
CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE “SLAB SIDE” MAGAZINE FOR THE AK-47
THIS 30 ROUND MAGAZINE IS HALLMARKED IN SEVERAL PLACES AND STILL OPERATIONAL

NVA 769 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE “SLAB SIDE” MAGAZINE FOR THE AK-47. THIS 30 ROUND MAGAZINE IS HALLMARKED IN SEVERAL PLACES AND STILL OPERATIONAL BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

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VIET MINH HELMET STAR THAT RETAINS WELL OVER 95% OF THE ORIGINAL BLOOD RED ENAMEL FINISH ON THE OBVERSE
WITH THE ORIGINAL PIN BACK STYLE FASTENER PRESENT ON THE REVERSE.

NVA 763 - VIET MINH HELMET STAR THAT RETAINS WELL OVER 95% OF THE ORIGINAL BLOOD RED ENAMEL FINISH ON THE OBVERSE WITH THE ORIGINAL PIN BACK STYLE FASTENER PRESENT ON THE REVERSE.

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SELDOM ENCOUNTERED KOREAN WAR NORTH KOREAN / COMMUNIST CHINESE CANTEEN OF CHICOM ORIGIN. THIS PARTICULAR CANTEEN WAS ONLY MANUFACTURED IN 1953, PRIOR EXAMPLES SUCH AS THOSE MANUFACTURED IN 1951 AND 1952 WILL ACTUALLY HAVE THE DATE IN A SCROLL BELOW THE STAR DECAL.
THE CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL BROWN WEB HARNESS WITH ALUMINUM HARDWARE AS WELL AS THE ORIGINAL CAP / CORK WHICH ITSELF IS MARKED WITH SEVERAL CHINESE CHARACTERS ON THE TOP

NVA 736 - SELDOM ENCOUNTERED KOREAN WAR NORTH KOREAN / COMMUNIST CHINESE CANTEEN OF CHICOM ORIGIN. THIS PARTICULAR CANTEEN WAS ONLY MANUFACTURED IN 1953, PRIOR EXAMPLES SUCH AS THOSE MANUFACTURED IN 1951 AND 1952 WILL ACTUALLY HAVE THE DATE IN A SCROLL BELOW THE STAR DECAL. THE CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL BROWN WEB HARNESS WITH ALUMINUM HARDWARE AS WELL AS THE ORIGINAL CAP / CORK WHICH ITSELF IS MARKED WITH SEVERAL CHINESE CHARACTERS ON THE TOP. A SUPERB EXAMPLE THAT IS IN WELL USED CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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NICE EXAMPLE OF A WARTIME NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG ENAMELWARE CUP AND LID
BY FAR ONE OF THE BEST CONDITION EXAMPLES WE HAVE OWNED WITH THIS PIECE BEING IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

NVA 728 - NICE EXAMPLE OF A WARTIME NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG ENAMELWARE CUP AND LID WITH THIS EXAMPLE BEING MANUFACTURED IN 1974 IN COMMUNIST CHINA AS EVIDENCED BY THE BLUE INKED HALLMARK ON THE BOTTOM OF THE CUP. BY FAR ONE OF THE BEST CONDITION EXAMPLES WE HAVE OWNED WITH THIS PIECE BEING IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.

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WITH THIS EXAMPLE BEING MANUFACTURED IN 1974 IN COMMUNIST CHINA AS EVIDENCED BY THE BLUE INKED HALLMARK ON THE BOTTOM OF THE CUP
 
AN EXTREMELY NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED FIRST PATTERN STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE SUN HELMET
THIS KHAKI SUN HELMET IS COMPLETE WITH ALL OF THE ORIGINAL COMPONENTS

NVA 721 - AN EXTREMELY NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED FIRST PATTERN STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE SUN HELMET. THIS KHAKI SUN HELMET IS COMPLETE WITH ALL OF THE ORIGINAL COMPONENTS TO INCLUDE THE LEATHER CHINSTRAP AND THE WOVEN BAMBOO BACKED VINYL SWEATBAND. THE HELMET ALSO RETAINS THE ORIGINAL CAMOUFLAGE NETTING AS WELL AS A FIRST PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET MINH HELMET STAR. PRESENT ON THE UNDERNEATH SIDE OF THE BRIM OF THE HELMET ARE SEVERALS LINES OF HAND WRITTEN VIETNAMESE SCRIPT WHICH WE HAVE YET TO TRANSLATE. THESE FIRST PATTERN KHAKI SUN HELMETS ARE NOW AND HAVE BEEN FOR MANY YEARS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO LOCATE WITH THIS SPECIMEN SHOWING HONEST WEAR WITH GREAT CHARACTER!!!

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INCLUDE THE LEATHER CHINSTRAP AND THE WOVEN BAMBOO BACKED VINYL SWEATBAND.
THE HELMET ALSO RETAINS THE ORIGINAL CAMOUFLAGE NETTING AS WELL AS A FIRST PATTERN NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET MINH HELMET STAR
PRESENT ON THE UNDERNEATH SIDE OF THE BRIM OF THE HELMET ARE SEVERALS LINES OF HAND WRITTEN VIETNAMESE SCRIPT WHICH WE HAVE YET TO TRANSLATE
THESE FIRST PATTERN KHAKI SUN HELMETS ARE NOW AND HAVE BEEN FOR MANY YEARS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO LOCATE
 
CAPTURED PATHET LAO CANTEEN AS WORN BY BOTH PATHET LAO AND CHINESE FORCES IN NORTH WESTERN AND NORTH EASTERN LAOS DURING THE WAR
THIS DARK GREEN PLASTIC CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL REED GREEN SPLIT YOKE HARNESS AND BROWN BAKELITE TYPE CAP. ALSO PRESENT ARE (4) CHINESE CHARACTERS PAINTED IN YELLOW ON THE BODY OF THE CANTEEN AS SHOWN

NVA 723 - CAPTURED PATHET LAO CANTEEN AS WORN BY BOTH PATHET LAO AND CHINESE FORCES IN NORTH WESTERN AND NORTH EASTERN LAOS DURING THE WAR. THIS DARK GREEN PLASTIC CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL REED GREEN SPLIT YOKE HARNESS AND BROWN BAKELITE TYPE CAP. ALSO PRESENT ARE (4) CHINESE CHARACTERS PAINTED IN YELLOW ON THE BODY OF THE CANTEEN AS SHOWN. A NICE AND SELDOM ENCOUNTERED PLASTIC CANTEEN THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

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CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE FIRST AID / MEDICAL KIT WITH CONTENTS. THIS 2-TONE KHAKI CANVAS POUCH WITH WOODEN TOGGLES IS MADE TO BE CARRIED IN THE RUCK
COMES WITH THE VIETNAMESE AND CHINESE MARKED MEDICAL ITEMS AS SHOWN TO INCLUDE (1) GLASS SYRINGE, (2) GLASS AMPULES, SUTURES, HALIZONE TABS, BANDAGES, ETC

NVA 711 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE FIRST AID / MEDICAL KIT WITH CONTENTS. THIS 2-TONE KHAKI CANVAS POUCH WITH WOODEN TOGGLES IS MADE TO BE CARRIED IN THE RUCK AND COMES WITH THE VIETNAMESE AND CHINESE MARKED MEDICAL ITEMS AS SHOWN TO INCLUDE (1) GLASS SYRINGE, (2) GLASS AMPULES, SUTURES, HALIZONE TABS, BANDAGES, ETC. A NICE KIT THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION!

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CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE INERT LONG HANDLE STICK GRENADE.
HAS REMNANTS OF CHINESE NOMENCLATURE ON THE WOODEN HANDLE ITSELF

NVA 713 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE INERT LONG HANDLE STICK GRENADE. THIS CYLINDRICAL HEAD GRENADE IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL WOODEN HANDLE AND END CAP AND HAS REMNANTS OF CHINESE NOMENCLATURE ON THE WOODEN HANDLE ITSELF. A NICE CAPTURED EXAMPLE THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION !!!

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THIS CYLINDRICAL HEAD GRENADE IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL WOODEN HANDLE AND END CAP
A NICE CAPTURED EXAMPLE THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION
 
CAPTURED NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG BELT
THIS GREY GREEN COLORED CANVAS BELT IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL PLAIN BRASS BUCKLE AND LEATHER ADJUSTMENT SLIDES

NVA 703 - CAPTURED NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG BELT. THIS GREY GREEN COLORED CANVAS BELT IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL PLAIN BRASS BUCKLE AND LEATHER ADJUSTMENT SLIDES. A GREAT BELT THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN!

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CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG HANDLE FOR AN NVA / VC INERT CYLINDRICAL AND/OR SERRATED HEAD SHORT HANDLED STICK GRENADE
THIS WOODEN HANDLE IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL END CAP, WHICH IS ALMOST ALWAYS MISSING

NVA 704 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG HANDLE FOR AN NVA / VC INERT CYLINDRICAL AND/OR SERRATED HEAD SHORT HANDLED STICK GRENADE. THIS WOODEN HANDLE IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL END CAP, WHICH IS ALMOST ALWAYS MISSING, AS WELL AS THE METAL SLEEVE / FUSE SLOT. A SELDOM OFFERED ITEM THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

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AS WELL AS THE METAL SLEEVE / FUSE SLOT
A SELDOM OFFERED ITEM THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION
 
POSSIBLY ONE OF THE BEST CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE STEEL HELMETS WE HAVE EVER HAD!
CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE STEEL HELMET, A CZECHOSLOVAKIAN M1952

NVA 697 - POSSIBLY ONE OF THE BEST CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE STEEL HELMETS WE HAVE EVER HAD!!! THIS CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE STEEL HELMET, A CZECHOSLOVAKIAN M1952, WAS BROUGHT HOME BY A MEMBER OF “ECHO” BATTERY, 2ND BATTALION, 12TH ARTILLERY IN 1969/70. THE HELMET IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL LEATHER LINER AND CHINSTRAP, AS WELL AS THE ORIGINAL COMMO WIRE AND THE EARLY VIET MINH / NORTH VIETNAMESE HELMET STAR WHICH ITSELF HAS BEEN BRAZENED TO THE FRONT OF THE HELMET. ALSO PRESENT ARE BOTH OF THE ORIGINAL YELLOW CARDBOARD TAGS WITH THIS FORMER MEMBER OF THE 2ND FIELD FORCES INFORMATION. A TRULY OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE THAT HAS NEVER BEEN MESSED WITH AND SHOWS HONEST WEAR WITH GREAT CHARACTER!!!

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BROUGHT HOME BY A MEMBER OF “ECHO” BATTERY, 2ND BATTALION, 12TH ARTILLERY IN 1969/70
THE HELMET IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL LEATHER LINER AND CHINSTRAP, AS WELL AS THE ORIGINAL COMMO WIRE AND THE EARLY VIET MINH / NORTH VIETNAMESE HELMET STAR WHICH ITSELF HAS BEEN BRAZENED TO THE FRONT OF THE HELMET
ALSO PRESENT ARE BOTH OF THE ORIGINAL YELLOW CARDBOARD TAGS WITH THIS FORMER MEMBER OF THE 2ND FIELD FORCES INFORMATION
A TRULY OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE THAT HAS NEVER BEEN MESSED WITH AND SHOWS HONEST WEAR WITH GREAT CHARACTER
 
SELDOM ENCOUNTERED PAIR OF NORTH VIETNAMESE ANTI AIRCRAFT, AAA GUN CREW, ALUMINUM AIRCRAFT TRAINING AIDS
THESE ALUMINUM AIRCRAFT MEASURE 4 ½ INCHES AND 3 ¾ INCHES IN LENGTH RESPECTIVELY

NVA 698 - SELDOM ENCOUNTERED PAIR OF NORTH VIETNAMESE ANTI AIRCRAFT, AAA GUN CREW, ALUMINUM AIRCRAFT TRAINING AIDS. THESE ALUMINUM AIRCRAFT MEASURE 4 ½ INCHES AND 3 ¾ INCHES IN LENGTH RESPECTIVELY AND ARE IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE / NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT BUGLE
THIS BRASS BUGLE MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 13 INCHES IN LENGTH AND FEATURES A RATHER UNUSUAL PAIR OF RED WOVEN TASSLES WITH WOODEN TOPS

NVA 664 - A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE / NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT BUGLE. THIS BRASS BUGLE MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 13 INCHES IN LENGTH AND FEATURES A RATHER UNUSUAL PAIR OF RED WOVEN TASSLES WITH WOODEN TOPS, WITH EACH HAVING A GOLD BULLION KNOT. IT IS UNKNOWN WHETHER THE TASSLES REPRESENT A UNIT INDENTIFIER, SUCH AS A COMPANY OR REGIMENT, OR IF IT IS SOME SORT OF UNIT AWARD. A REALLY NICE ITEM WITH GREAT CHARACTER THAT IS IN VERY FINE USED CONDITION !

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EACH HAVING A GOLD BULLION KNOT. IT IS UNKNOWN WHETHER THE TASSLES REPRESENT A UNIT INDENTIFIER, SUCH AS A COMPANY OR REGIMENT, OR IF IT IS SOME SORT OF UNIT AWARD
A REALLY NICE ITEM WITH GREAT CHARACTER THAT IS IN VERY FINE USED CONDITION
 
NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG SIGNALING WHISTLE
THIS HALLMARKED ALUMINUM WHISTLE IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI LANYARD IN VERY FINE USED CONDITION AS SHOWN

NVA 668 - NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG SIGNALING WHISTLE. THIS HALLMARKED ALUMINUM WHISTLE IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI LANYARD IN VERY FINE USED CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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A NICE EXAMPLE OF A SINGLE BREASTED FIELD TUNIC AS WORN BY FEMALE MEMBERS OF THE LAO PATRIOCTIC FRONT / NEO LAO HAK SAT, ALSO KNOWN AS THE PATHET LAO.
THIS 2 POCKET KHAKI COTTON TUNIC OF CHICOM ORIGIN IS DATED 1957 AND FEATURES A 3 BUTTON FRONT WITH BARREL TYPE CUFFS. ALSO PRESENT ON THE LEFT BREAST IS AN ORIGINAL LAO PATRIOTIC FRONT BADGE WHICH IS HALLMARKED ON THE REVERSE “NEO LAO HAK SAT”

NVA 669 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF A SINGLE BREASTED FIELD TUNIC AS WORN BY FEMALE MEMBERS OF THE LAO PATRIOCTIC FRONT / NEO LAO HAK SAT, ALSO KNOWN AS THE PATHET LAO. THIS 2 POCKET KHAKI COTTON TUNIC OF CHICOM ORIGIN IS DATED 1957 AND FEATURES A 3 BUTTON FRONT WITH BARREL TYPE CUFFS. ALSO PRESENT ON THE LEFT BREAST IS AN ORIGINAL LAO PATRIOTIC FRONT BADGE WHICH IS HALLMARKED ON THE REVERSE “NEO LAO HAK SAT”. A SELDOM ENCOUNTERED PATHET LAO ITEM THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION WITH LIGHT WEAR.

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CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE CANTEEN OF CHICOM ORIGIN.
THIS ALUMINUM CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI SPLIT YOKE HARNESS / SHOULDER STRAP AND HAS THE BROWN BAKE LITE TYPE CAP

NVA 673 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE CANTEEN OF CHICOM ORIGIN. THIS ALUMINUM CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI SPLIT YOKE HARNESS / SHOULDER STRAP AND HAS THE BROWN BAKE LITE TYPE CAP. A NICE EXAMPLE WITH GREAT CHARACTER THAT IS IN WELL USED / SALTY CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG “SWALLOW TAIL” PENNANT
THIS MULTI PIECE CONSTRUCTED SILK PENNANT MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 22 INCHES BY 15 INCHES AND FEATURES A “CUT OUT” STYLE STAR.

NVA 656 - AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG “SWALLOW TAIL” PENNANT ! THIS MULTI PIECE CONSTRUCTED SILK PENNANT MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 22 INCHES BY 15 INCHES AND FEATURES A “CUT OUT” STYLE STAR. BY FAR ONE OF THE NICEST VIET CONG SWALLOW TAIL STYLE PENNANTS WE HAVE HAD IN A VERY LONG TIME!

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LARGE NORTH VIETNAMESE CANTEEN OF CHICOM ORIGIN. THIS GREEN PLASTIC CANTEEN WITH A BROWN BAKE LITE TYPE CAP APPEARS TO HAVE A CAPACITY OF AT LEAST (1) US GALLON.
THE CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI CANVAS HARNESS AND WE BELIEVE THAT THESE WERE NOT CARRIED BY INDIVIDUAL NVA REGULARS BUT WERE POSSIBLY STATIONARY TYPE CANTEENS FOUND AT REST AREAS AND/OR AID STATIONS ALONG THE HO CHI MINH TRAIL.

NVA 630 - LARGE NORTH VIETNAMESE CANTEEN OF CHICOM ORIGIN. THIS GREEN PLASTIC CANTEEN WITH A BROWN BAKE LITE TYPE CAP APPEARS TO HAVE A CAPACITY OF AT LEAST (1) US GALLON. THE CANTEEN IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI CANVAS HARNESS AND WE BELIEVE THAT THESE WERE NOT CARRIED BY INDIVIDUAL NVA REGULARS BUT WERE POSSIBLY STATIONARY TYPE CANTEENS FOUND AT REST AREAS AND/OR AID STATIONS ALONG THE HO CHI MINH TRAIL. AN EXTREMELY NICE EXAMPLE THAT IS IN CACHE FOUND CONDITION.

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RARE NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG SMALL “PUMPKIN” STYLE CANTEEN.
THE CANTEEN ITSELF INCLUDING THE CAP IS ENTIRELY MADE FROM GREEN PLASTIC AND IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI SPLIT YOKE HARNESS AND CAP RETAINING CORD.

NVA 642 - RARE NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG SMALL “PUMPKIN” STYLE CANTEEN. THE CANTEEN ITSELF INCLUDING THE CAP IS ENTIRELY MADE FROM GREEN PLASTIC AND IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL KHAKI SPLIT YOKE HARNESS AND CAP RETAINING CORD. A SELDOM ENCOUNTERED EXAMPLE THAT IS IN WELL USED / CARRIED CONDITION AS SHOWN WITH GREAT CHARACTER!

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A RATHER LARGE CAPTURED NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG SUB-MACHINE GUN MAGAZINE POUCH.
HIS BROWN LEATHER POUCH OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN HAS PROVISIONS FOR (8) STICK TYPE MAGAZINES AS WELL AS (2) OUTER POUCHES FOR ACCESSORIES.

NVA 601 - A RATHER LARGE CAPTURED NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG SUB-MACHINE GUN MAGAZINE POUCH. THIS BROWN LEATHER POUCH OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN HAS PROVISIONS FOR (8) STICK TYPE MAGAZINES AS WELL AS (2) OUTER POUCHES FOR ACCESSORIES. THE POUCH IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL RE-INFORCED CARRYING STRAP IN WELL USED CONDITION AS SHOWN WITH NICE CHARACTER.

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A RARE PAIR OF SELDOM ENCOUNTERED PATHET LAO JUNGLE SNEAKERS AS WORN BY PATHET LAO AND NEUTRALISTS FORCES IN NORTHERN LAOS DURING THE WAR.
THESE REED GREEN CANVAS W/KHAKI TRIM AND BLACK RUBBER SNEAKERS ARE COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL ALUMINUM TIPPED LACES AND HAVE NO MARKINGS OTHER THAN THE SIZE WHICH IS MOLDED INTO THE BOTTOM OF EACH SOLE.

NVA 605 - A RARE PAIR OF SELDOM ENCOUNTERED PATHET LAO JUNGLE SNEAKERS AS WORN BY PATHET LAO AND NEUTRALISTS FORCES IN NORTHERN LAOS DURING THE WAR. THESE REED GREEN CANVAS W/KHAKI TRIM AND BLACK RUBBER SNEAKERS ARE COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL ALUMINUM TIPPED LACES AND HAVE NO MARKINGS OTHER THAN THE SIZE WHICH IS MOLDED INTO THE BOTTOM OF EACH SOLE. THE SIZE IS ALSO PRESENT INSIDE ON THE OFF WHITE COTTON LINING IN RED INK. A NICE PAIR THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION!

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STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE FIGHTING KNIFE.
THE KNIFE FEATURES A SMOOTH WOODEN HANDLE WITH A BLOOD GROVED BLADE AND MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 11 ½ INCHES IN OVERALL LENGTH.

NVA 585 - STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE FIGHTING KNIFE. THE KNIFE FEATURES A SMOOTH WOODEN HANDLE WITH A BLOOD GROVED BLADE AND MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 11 ½ INCHES IN OVERALL LENGTH. ALSO PRESENT IS THE ORIGINAL STANDARD ISSUE BROWN LEATHER SHEATH. A NICE EXAMPLE THAT SHOWS HONEST WEAR WITH NICE CHARACTER.

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A NICE EXAMPLE OF A DOUBLE BREASTED FIELD TUNIC AS WORN BY FEMALE MEMBERS OF THE LAO PATRIOTIC FRONT / NEO LAO HAK SAT, ALSO KNOWN AS THE PATHET LAO.

NVA 589 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF A DOUBLE BREASTED FIELD TUNIC AS WORN BY FEMALE MEMBERS OF THE LAO PATRIOTIC FRONT / NEO LAO HAK SAT, ALSO KNOWN AS THE PATHET LAO. THIS 2 POCKET KHAKI HBT TUNIC OF CHICOM ORIGIN FEATURES A TEN BUTTON FRONT WITH BARREL TYPE CUFFS AND HAS PROVISIONS FOR BOARDS ON THE SHOULDERS. A NICE TUNIC THAT IS IN LIGHTLY WORN CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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A NICE EXAMPLE OF A COMBAT WORN OFFICERS TUNIC AS WORN BY PATHET LAO FORCES AND THIER CHINESE ADVISORS DURING THE WAR IN NORTHERN LAOS
THIS 1965 DATED GREEN COLORED FOUR POCKET TUNIC FEATURES A STAND AND FALL COLLAR, SCALLOPED POCKET FLAPS, BARREL TYPE CUFFS AND THE SEWN CENTER SEAMS ABOVE EACH OF THE LOWER POCKETS.

NVA 594 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF A COMBAT WORN OFFICERS TUNIC AS WORN BY PATHET LAO FORCES AND THIER CHINESE ADVISORS DURING THE WAR IN NORTHERN LAOS. THIS 1965 DATED GREEN COLORED FOUR POCKET TUNIC FEATURES A STAND AND FALL COLLAR, SCALLOPED POCKET FLAPS, BARREL TYPE CUFFS AND THE SEWN CENTER SEAMS ABOVE EACH OF THE LOWER POCKETS. AN EXTREMELY NICE SPECIMEN THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

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CAPTURED NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG RICE PAPER FLAG

NVA 574 - CAPTURED NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG RICE PAPER FLAG. THE FLAG MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 11 ½ INCHES BY 7 ¾ INCHES AND IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

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CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG SKS CHEST RIG
THIS 10 POCKET KHAKI CANVAS CHEST RIG IS COMPLETE WITH MOST OF THE ORIGINAL COMPONENTS IN WELL USED / SALTY CONDITION

NVA 575 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG SKS CHEST RIG. THIS 10 POCKET KHAKI CANVAS CHEST RIG IS COMPLETE WITH MOST OF THE ORIGINAL COMPONENTS IN WELL USED / SALTY CONDITION AS SHOWN WITH NICE CHARACTER.

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NORTH VIETNAMESE EMAMELWARE CUP AS MANUFACTURED BY THE KILN WORKS IN HAIPHONG, NORTH VIETNAM DURING THE WAR.
THIS DESIGN, SHOWING A GIRL OF A VIETNAMESE ENTERTAINMENT TROUPE PLAYING A FLUTE IS SELDOM ENCOUNTERED. A NICE PIECE WITH THE ORIGINAL HANDLE

NVA 581 - NORTH VIETNAMESE EMAMELWARE CUP AS MANUFACTURED BY THE KILN WORKS IN HAIPHONG, NORTH VIETNAM DURING THE WAR. THIS DESIGN, SHOWING A GIRL OF A VIETNAMESE ENTERTAINMENT TROUPE PLAYING A FLUTE IS SELDOM ENCOUNTERED. A NICE PIECE WITH THE ORIGINAL HANDLE IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

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A NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE PLASTIC CANTEEN
THIS PLASTIC CANTEEN HAS THE ORIGINAL BROWN BAKELITE TYPE CAP AS WELL AS THE REED GREEN SPLIT YOKE HARNESS. THE NUMBERS PAINTED IN RED ON THE REED GREEN HARNESS COULD POSSIBLY BE AN INFILTRATION DATE WHEN THIS PARTICULAR NVA REGULAR ENTERED SOUTH VIETNAM

NVA 582 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE PLASTIC CANTEEN. THIS PLASTIC CANTEEN HAS THE ORIGINAL BROWN BAKELITE TYPE CAP AS WELL AS THE REED GREEN SPLIT YOKE HARNESS. THE NUMBERS PAINTED IN RED ON THE REED GREEN HARNESS COULD POSSIBLY BE AN INFILTRATION DATE WHEN THIS PARTICULAR NVA REGULAR ENTERED SOUTH VIETNAM. AN EXTREMELY NICE CANTEEN THAT IS IN VERY FINE USED CONDITION.

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NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / SOUTH VIETNAMESE POW’S PAJAMA TOP. THIS HAMLET MADE COTTON TOP FEATURES THE HORIZONTAL SEWN SEAMS ON BOTH SLEEVES ALONG WITH THE VENTILATION SLITS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE TOP ON EACH SIDE

NVA 556 - NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / SOUTH VIETNAMESE POW’S PAJAMA TOP. THIS HAMLET MADE COTTON TOP FEATURES THE HORIZONTAL SEWN SEAMS ON BOTH SLEEVES ALONG WITH THE VENTILATION SLITS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE TOP ON EACH SIDE. THE COLOR OF THE TOP, ORIGINALLY A SHADE OF PURPLE WHICH HAS FADED TO PINK, IS OF SPECIAL INTREST SINCE PHOTOGRAPHIC DOCUMENTATION DOES EXIST SHOWING SOUTH VIETNAMESE POW’S WEARING THESE WITH MATCHING BOTTOMS. A VERY INTERESTING ITEM THAT COULD HAVE BEEN WORN BY AN ARVN POW OR A VIET CONG FIGHTER, UNFORTUNATELY WE’LL NEVER KNOW!

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CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE POUCH OF CHICOM ORIGIN. THIS KHAKI CANVAS POUCH
COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL WOODEN TOGGLE CLOSURE AND CARRYING STRAP IN SUPER SALTY CONDITION AS SHOWN

NVA 559 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE POUCH OF CHICOM ORIGIN. THIS KHAKI CANVAS POUCH IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL WOODEN TOGGLE CLOSURE AND CARRYING STRAP IN SUPER SALTY CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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NICE EXAMPLE OF A STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE REED GREEN SUN HELMET
THE HELMET IS COMPLETE WITH ALL OF THE ORIGINAL COMPONENTS TO INCLUDE THE LEATHER CHINSTRAP AS WELL AS THE OFF WHITE BACKED COTTON SUSPENTION

NVA 529 - NICE EXAMPLE OF A STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE REED GREEN SUN HELMET. THE HELMET IS COMPLETE WITH ALL OF THE ORIGINAL COMPONENTS TO INCLUDE THE LEATHER CHINSTRAP AS WELL AS THE OFF WHITE BACKED COTTON SUSPENTION. THESE HELMETS ARE NOW BECOMING DIFFICULT TO FIND WITH THIS SPECIMEN BEING IN VERY FINE WORN CONDITION.

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THESE HELMETS ARE NOW BECOMING DIFFICULT TO FIND
THIS SPECIMEN BEING IN VERY FINE WORN CONDITION
 
CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG 10 POCKET SKS CHEST RIG.
THIS KHAKI CANVAS RIG IS COMPLETE WITH MOST OF THE ORIGINAL STRAPS AND HARDWARE IN WELL USED / SALTY CONDITION AS SHOWN

NVA 530 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE / VIET CONG 10 POCKET SKS CHEST RIG. THIS KHAKI CANVAS RIG IS COMPLETE WITH MOST OF THE ORIGINAL STRAPS AND HARDWARE IN WELL USED / SALTY CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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SELDOM ENCOUNTERED LATE 1950’S / EARLY 1960’S PATHET LAO OFFICERS TUNIC OF CHICOM ORIGIN AS WORN BY PATHET LAO AND CHINESE FORCES IN NORTHERN LAOS DURING THE WAR
THIS GREY 4 POCKET COTTON TUNIC FEATURES SCALLOPED POCKET FLAPS WITH BUTTON AND LOOP CLOSURES, PLAIN BROWN BUTTONS, BARREL CUFFS AND THE CENTER SEAMS ABOVE EACH OF THE LOWER POCKETS.

NVA 542 - SELDOM ENCOUNTERED LATE 1950’S / EARLY 1960’S PATHET LAO OFFICERS TUNIC OF CHICOM ORIGIN AS WORN BY PATHET LAO AND CHINESE FORCES IN NORTHERN LAOS DURING THE WAR. THIS GREY 4 POCKET COTTON TUNIC FEATURES SCALLOPED POCKET FLAPS WITH BUTTON AND LOOP CLOSURES, PLAIN BROWN BUTTONS, BARREL CUFFS AND THE CENTER SEAMS ABOVE EACH OF THE LOWER POCKETS. AN EXTREMELY NICE EXAMPLE THAT IS IN VERY FINE WORN CONDITION.

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ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF A COMBAT WORN PATHET LAO OFFICERS TUNIC OF CHICOM ORIGIN AS WORN BY PATHET LAO AND CHINESE FORCES IN NORTHERN LAOS DURING THE WAR.
THIS KHAKI COTTON 4 POCKET TUNIC FEATURES A STAND AND FALL COLLAR, BUTTON AND LOOP CLOSURES FOR THE UPPER POCKETS, BARREL CUFFS AS WELL AS THE CENTER SEAMS ABOVE EACH OF THE LOWER POCKETS.

NVA 543 - ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF A COMBAT WORN PATHET LAO OFFICERS TUNIC OF CHICOM ORIGIN AS WORN BY PATHET LAO AND CHINESE FORCES IN NORTHERN LAOS DURING THE WAR. THIS KHAKI COTTON 4 POCKET TUNIC FEATURES A STAND AND FALL COLLAR, BUTTON AND LOOP CLOSURES FOR THE UPPER POCKETS, BARREL CUFFS AS WELL AS THE CENTER SEAMS ABOVE EACH OF THE LOWER POCKETS. A NICE TUNIC THAT IS IN VERY FINE USED CONDITION.

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CLASSIC EXAMPLE OF AN ORIGINAL VIET CONG WOMENS PAJAMA TOP AS WORN BY FEMALE NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT FIGHTERS AS WELL AS ORDINARY CIVILIANS.

NVA 549 - CLASSIC EXAMPLE OF AN ORIGINAL VIET CONG WOMENS PAJAMA TOP AS WORN BY FEMALE NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT FIGHTERS AS WELL AS ORDINARY CIVILIANS. THIS LIGHT GREEN COLORED TOP FEATURES THE HORIZONTAL SEWN SEAMS ON BOTH SLEEVES, THE VENTILATION SLITS ON EACH SIDE AT THE BOTTOM AS WELL AS A FIVE BUTTON FRONT WITH THE CLASSIC WHITE BUTTONS. AN EXTREMELY NICE TOP IN CACHE FOUND CONDITION!

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AN EXTREMELY NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG FLAG.

NVA 525 - AN EXTREMELY NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT / VIET CONG FLAG. THIS MULTI PIECE CONSTRUCTED RAW SILK FLAG MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 34 INCHES BY 26 INCHES AND IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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CACHE FOUND / CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE FLASH LIGHT AS TAKEN BY A MEMEBER OF THE 11TH ARMORED CAVALRY REGIMENT DURING OPERATION LAM SON 719 IN EASTERN LAOS
THIS 2 “D” CELL FLASH LIGHT IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SIGNALING SWITCH AS WELL AS THE ORIGINAL “CHUNG NAM” FACTORY BOX IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AS SHOWN.

NVA 527 - CACHE FOUND / CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE FLASH LIGHT AS TAKEN BY A MEMEBER OF THE 11TH ARMORED CAVALRY REGIMENT DURING OPERATION LAM SON 719 IN EASTERN LAOS. THIS 2 “D” CELL FLASH LIGHT IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SIGNALING SWITCH AS WELL AS THE ORIGINAL “CHUNG NAM” FACTORY BOX IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE FIRST AID POUCH PURCHASED DIRECTLY FROM THE “B” CO., 158TH AVIATION BN., 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION VETERAN
THIS WATERPROOF REED GREEN CANVAS AID POUCH IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL TIES

NVA 518 - CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE FIRST AID POUCH PURCHASED DIRECTLY FROM THE “B” CO., 158TH AVIATION BN., 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION VETERAN. A COPY OF THE VETERANS DD 214 WILL ACCOMPANY THIS ITEM. THIS WATERPROOF REED GREEN CANVAS AID POUCH IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL TIES IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE STANDARD ISSUE REED GREEN SUN HELMET.
THE HELMET IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SUSPENTION, LINER AND CHINSTRAP, WHICH ITSELF HAS BEEN MODIFIED BY THE ADDITION OF AN ACCESSORY STRAP FROM A US ISSUE TROPICAL RUCKSACK.

NVA 506 - NICE EXAMPLE OF A CAPTURED NORTH VIETNAMESE STANDARD ISSUE REED GREEN SUN HELMET. THE HELMET IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SUSPENTION, LINER AND CHINSTRAP, WHICH ITSELF HAS BEEN MODIFIED BY THE ADDITION OF AN ACCESSORY STRAP FROM A US ISSUE TROPICAL RUCKSACK. CAREFUL EXAMINATION OF THE HELMET WILL SHOW IT IS NAMED TO THE FORMER OWNER ON THE INSIDE OF THE OFF WHITE COTTON BACKED SWEATBAND. ORIGINAL WARTIME NORTH VIETNAMESE HELMETS ARE BECOMING EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO FIND WITH THIS SPECIMEN BEING IN VERY FINE USED CONDITION WITH GREAT CHARACTER AS SHOWN.

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CAREFUL EXAMINATION OF THE HELMET WILL SHOW IT IS NAMED TO THE FORMER OWNER ON THE INSIDE OF THE OFF WHITE COTTON BACKED SWEATBAND.
 
CAPTURED STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE REED GREEN RUCKSACK.
THE RUCK POSSESS ALL OF THE ORIGINAL STRAPS AND BUCKLES AND IS IN WELL USED CONDITION WITH NICE CHARACTER

NVA 500 - CAPTURED STANDARD ISSUE NORTH VIETNAMESE REED GREEN RUCKSACK. THE RUCK POSSESS ALL OF THE ORIGINAL STRAPS AND BUCKLES AND IS IN WELL USED CONDITION WITH NICE CHARACTER. FOR WHATEVER REASON THESE REED GREEN EXAMPLES HAVE BECOME SOMEWHAT DIFFICULT TO FIND COMPARED TO THE KHAKI EXAMPLES.

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