TOYS FROM THE ATTIC


WELCOME TO INDOCHINA MILITARIA'S NEW PAGE “TOYS FROM THE ATTIC”. FEATURED ON THIS PAGE WILL BE MILITARIA FROM THE VARIOUS WARS FOUGHT DURING THE 20TH CENTURY TO INCLUDE ITEMS FROM WWI, WWII AND KOREA, AS WELL AS SOME OF THE BUSH WARS FOUGHT ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENT. WE WILL ALSO BE LISTING VINTAGE COLLECTABLES AS WELL ON THIS PAGE TO INCLUDE BREWERIANA, RAILROAD ITEMS, TOYS AND OTHER ITEMS THAT WE FEEL MIGHT BE OF INTEREST TO SOME AND/OR ALL. THANKS FOR LOOKING !!!

 

New Items Added April 5th, 2016!

 
AN ORIGINAL BEN BAKER / CISO (COUNTERINSURGENCY SUPPORT OFFICE) SPECIAL FORCES CIGARETTE LIGHTER.
THIS PARTICULAR LIGHTER, CIRCA 1967, HAS THE SPECIAL FORCES EMBLEM ON THE FRONT AND IS FACTORY ENGRAVED ON THE REVERSE “5TH SPECIAL FORCES GROUP, 1ST S.F. VIETNAM”.

TA 530 / M 820 - AN ORIGINAL BEN BAKER / CISO (COUNTERINSURGENCY SUPPORT OFFICE) SPECIAL FORCES CIGARETTE LIGHTER. THESE PENGUIN BRAND CIGARETTE LIGHTERS WERE PROCURRED BY BEN BAKER WHILE OPERATING THE COUNTERINSURGENCY SUPPORT OFFICE ON OKINAWA DURING THE WAR. THIS PARTICULAR LIGHTER, CIRCA 1967, HAS THE SPECIAL FORCES EMBLEM ON THE FRONT AND IS FACTORY ENGRAVED ON THE REVERSE “5TH SPECIAL FORCES GROUP, 1ST S.F. VIETNAM”. THE LIGHTER IS IN THE ORIGINAL BOX WITH THE ORIGINAL TISSUE PAPER AND WAS FOUND BY BEN BAKER HIMSELF UPON HIS RETURN TO THE CISO WAREHOUSE COMPLEX SOME 17 YEARS AFTER HE CLOSED CISO IN 1974. ALSO PRESENT WITH THE LIGHTER IS A LETTER OF DOCUMENTATION FROM 1992 STATING THE ABOVE. A VERY UNIQUE SPECIAL FORCES ITEM WHICH WAS NEVER ISSUED AND IS IN MINT UN-USED CONDITION AS SHOWN !!!

$225.00

 
1950'S NATIONALIST CHINESE SILK FLAG. THE FLAG MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 11 INCHES BY 7 1/2 INCHES AND IS COMPLETE WITH THE TIES

TA 529 / M 814 - 1950'S NATIONALIST CHINESE SILK FLAG. THE FLAG MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 11 INCHES BY 7 1/2 INCHES AND IS COMPLETE WITH THE TIES IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.

$60.00

 
NICE GROUPING OF SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM PAPER TO INCLUDE TIME TABLES, MAGAZINES, IN-FLIGHT MENU, FIRST DAY POSTAL COVER, LUGGAGE LABELS, A CHARTER CONTRACT AND OTHER MISC. DOCUMENTS

M 811 / TA 526 - NICE GROUPING OF SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM PAPER TO INCLUDE TIME TABLES, MAGAZINES, IN-FLIGHT MENU, FIRST DAY POSTAL COVER, LUGGAGE LABELS, A CHARTER CONTRACT AND OTHER MISC. DOCUMENTS.

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NICE SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM “CERTIFICATE OF APPOINTMENT” GRANTING PASSENGER SERVICE TO MEITETSU WORLD TRAVEL, INC. OF OSAKA, JAPAN.

M 812 / TA 527 - NICE SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM “CERTIFICATE OF APPOINTMENT” GRANTING PASSENGER SERVICE TO MEITETSU WORLD TRAVEL, INC. OF OSAKA, JAPAN. THE CERTIFICATE IS OF HEAVY CARD STOCK AND MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 16 INCHES BY 12 INCHES BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

$35.00

ANOTHER NICE SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM “CERTIFICATE OF APPOINTMENT” GRANTING CARGO SERVICE TO MEITETSU WORLD TRAVEL, INC. OF NAGOYA, JAPAN

M 813 / TA 528 - ANOTHER NICE SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM “CERTIFICATE OF APPOINTMENT” GRANTING CARGO SERVICE TO MEITETSU WORLD TRAVEL, INC. OF NAGOYA, JAPAN. THE CERTIFICATE IS ON HEAVY CARD STOCK AND MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 16 INCHES BY 12 INCHES BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

$40.00

 
NICE SOUTH VIETNAMESE MADE AIR VIET-NAM AIRLINES PATCH

M800 / TA 515 - NICE SOUTH VIETNAMESE MADE AIR VIET-NAM AIRLINES PATCH.

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SELDOM SEEN SOUTH VIETNAMESE MADE AIR VIET-NAM FULL SIZE PILOT'S WING

M801 / TA 516 - SELDOM SEEN SOUTH VIETNAMESE MADE AIR VIET-NAM FULL SIZE PILOT'S WING.

SOLD

 
SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM AIRLINES PASSENGER FOLDING FAN

M802 / TA 517 - SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM AIRLINES PASSENGER FOLDING FAN.

SOLD

 
SOUTH VIETNAMESE MADE AIR VIET-NAM EMPLOYEE PIN / BEER CAN DI

M803 / TA 518 - SOUTH VIETNAMESE MADE AIR VIET-NAM EMPLOYEE PIN / BEER CAN DI.

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1950'S / 1960'S CIVIL AIR TRANSPORT / CAT PASSENGER FOLDING FAN

M804 / TA 519 - 1950'S / 1960'S CIVIL AIR TRANSPORT / CAT PASSENGER FOLDING FAN.

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SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM CIGARETTE LIGHTER, OPERATIONAL IN EXCELLENT CONDITION
SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM CIGARETTE LIGHTER, OPERATIONAL IN EXCELLENT CONDITION - SIDE

M805 / TA 520 - SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM CIGARETTE LIGHTER, OPERATIONAL IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.

$65.00

 
NICE GROUPING OF SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM PAPER TO INCLUDE TICKETS, BROCHURES, BAGGAGE TAGS, ETC

M806 / TA 521 - NICE GROUPING OF SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM PAPER TO INCLUDE TICKETS, BROCHURES, BAGGAGE TAGS, ETC.

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1960'S NOS CIVIL AIR TRANSPORT (CAT) CIGARETTE LIGHTER IN THE ORIGINAL BOX W/CLEANING BRUSH

M807 / TA 522 - 1960'S NOS CIVIL AIR TRANSPORT (CAT) CIGARETTE LIGHTER IN THE ORIGINAL BOX W/CLEANING BRUSH.

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1973 / 74 SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM PILOT'S LICENSE
1973 / 74 SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM PILOT'S LICENSE - REVERSE

M808 / TA 523 - 1973 / 74 SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM PILOT'S LICENSE.

SOLD

 
NICE SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM PLASTIC TELEPHONE LIST FINDER
IN THE ORIGINAL BOX

M809 / TA 524 - NICE SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM PLASTIC TELEPHONE LIST FINDER IN THE ORIGINAL BOX.

$60.00

 
EARLY 1956 SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM TICKET FOLDER / BOARDING PASS, FILLED OUT

M810 / TA 525 - EARLY 1956 SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR VIET-NAM TICKET FOLDER / BOARDING PASS, FILLED OUT.

SOLD

 
A LATE 1950'S / EARLY 1960'S US ISSUE M1 PARATROOPER HELMET LINER TO A VETERAN WITH THE 11TH AIR ASSAULT DIVISION (TEST)
THIS DARK OD GREEN HELMET LINER FEATURES AN 11TH AIR ASSAULT DECAL ON THE RIGHT SIDE

TA 509 - A LATE 1950'S / EARLY 1960'S US ISSUE M1 PARATROOPER HELMET LINER TO A VETERAN WITH THE 11TH AIR ASSAULT DIVISION (TEST). THIS DARK OD GREEN HELMET LINER FEATURES AN 11TH AIR ASSAULT DECAL ON THE RIGHT SIDE AS WELL AS AN OD SUSPENTION AND KHAKI WEB PARA CHINSTRAP. A NICE WORN EXAMPLE THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

$65.00

AS WELL AS AN OD SUSPENTION AND KHAKI WEB PARA CHINSTRAP. A NICE WORN EXAMPLE THAT IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION
 
VINTAGE 1957 SCHLITZ BREWING COMPANY “SCHLITZERLAND” SERVING TRAY
IS 12 INCH DIAMETER SERVING TRAY FEATURES SOME REALLY COOL GRAPHICS AND RETAINS WELL OVER 97% OF IT'S ORIGINAL PAINTED / LITHO FINISH

TA 510 - VINTAGE 1957 SCHLITZ BREWING COMPANY “SCHLITZERLAND” SERVING TRAY. THIS 12 INCH DIAMETER SERVING TRAY FEATURES SOME REALLY COOL GRAPHICS AND RETAINS WELL OVER 97% OF IT'S ORIGINAL PAINTED / LITHO FINISH BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

$45.00

 
A SELDOM ENCOUNTERED PAIR OF RHODESIAN REWARD POSTERS / LEAFLETS
EACH LEAFLET MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 11 ½ BY 8 ¼ INCHES

TA 511 - A SELDOM ENCOUNTERED PAIR OF RHODESIAN REWARD POSTERS / LEAFLETS. EACH LEAFLET MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 11 ½ BY 8 ¼ INCHES AND WAS PRINTED BY THE RHODESIAN GOVERNMENT IN SALISBURY IN 1975 OFFERING REWARDS FOR CT'S (COMMUNIST TERRORISTS) AND THIER WEAPONS. BOTH ARE IN VERY FINE CONDITION WITH NO FOLDS OR TEARS AS SHOWN.

SOLD

PRINTED BY THE RHODESIAN GOVERNMENT IN SALISBURY IN 1975 OFFERING REWARDS FOR CT'S (COMMUNIST TERRORISTS) AND THIER WEAPONS
BOTH ARE IN VERY FINE CONDITION WITH NO FOLDS OR TEARS AS SHOWN.

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

TA 506 - 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 !!!

SOLD

THE CAP IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL SMALL COTTON VISOR
HEAVILY QUILTED ON THE INTERIOR AS SHOWN
 
WWII US NAVY ISSUE HBT BALL CAP
THIS OLIVE DRAB COLORED CAP IS A SIZE 7 AND IS STENCILED ON THE INSIDE IN BLACK INK “U.S.N. CONT. NXSX70217 SIZE 7”.

TA 507 - WWII US NAVY ISSUE HBT BALL CAP. THIS OLIVE DRAB COLORED CAP IS A SIZE 7 AND IS STENCILED ON THE INSIDE IN BLACK INK “U.S.N. CONT. NXSX70217 SIZE 7”. THE CAP IS IN MINT UN-ISSUED CONDITION AS SHOWN.

SOLD

THE CAP IS IN MINT UN-ISSUED CONDITION AS SHOWN
 
POST-WWII CBI THEATER MADE SILK SCARF
THIS WHITE SILK SCARF MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 42 INCHES LONG BY 6 ½ INCHES WIDE AND IS HAND EMBROIDERED WITH A CHINESE DRAGON AND “CHINA SHANGHAI 1946”

TA 508 - POST-WWII CBI THEATER MADE SILK SCARF. THIS WHITE SILK SCARF MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 42 INCHES LONG BY 6 ½ INCHES WIDE AND IS HAND EMBROIDERED WITH A CHINESE DRAGON AND “CHINA SHANGHAI 1946”. THE SCARF IS IN EXCELLENT PLUS CONDITION AS SHOWN.

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A NICE EXAMPLE OF A WWII US NAVY ISSUE MARK 2 FIGHTING KNIFE THAT IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL GREY FIBERGLASS SCABBARD
THE KNIFE ITSELF MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 12 INCHES IN OVERALL LENGTH AND IS CROSS GUARD MARKED “CAMILLUS N.Y., U.S.N. MARK 2”

TA 505 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF A WWII US NAVY ISSUE MARK 2 FIGHTING KNIFE THAT IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL GREY FIBERGLASS SCABBARD. THE KNIFE ITSELF MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 12 INCHES IN OVERALL LENGTH AND IS CROSS GUARD MARKED “CAMILLUS N.Y., U.S.N. MARK 2”. THE BLADE, CROSS GUARD AND POMMEL ARE EXTREMELY TIGHT AND STILL HAVE WELL OVER 95% OF THE ORIGINAL FINISH BEING IN VERY FINE, IF NOT EXCELLENT, CONDITION.

SOLD

 

A FINE EXAMPLE OF AN ORIGINAL WWII GERMAN NUMBERED PANZER ASSAULT BADGE FOR 25 COMBAT ASSAULTS

THIS SEMI HOLLOW BACKED BADGE EXHIBITS GREAT DETAIL FROM THE TANK ITSELF TO THE CRUSHED TIMBERS BENEATH IT

TA 500 - A FINE EXAMPLE OF AN ORIGINAL WWII GERMAN NUMBERED PANZER ASSAULT BADGE FOR 25 COMBAT ASSAULTS. THIS SEMI HOLLOW BACKED BADGE EXHIBITS GREAT DETAIL FROM THE TANK ITSELF TO THE CRUSHED TIMBERS BENEATH IT. THE BADGE IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL PIN AND CATCH AS WELL AS THE SMALL TABS THAT HOLD THE BOXED NUMBER “25” IN PLACE. ALSO PRESENT ON THE REVERSE OF THE BADGE IS THE MANUFACTURER'S HALLMARK IN RAISED LETTERS OF “G.B.” REPRESENTING THE FIRM OF GUSTAV BREHMER OF MARKNEUKIRCHEN – SAXONY. THE BADGE IS EXTREMELY TIGHT AND NICELY PRICED FOR THE UPCOMING CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY !!!

$1495.00 $1295.00

THE BADGE IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL PIN AND CATCH AS WELL AS THE SMALL TABS THAT HOLD THE BOXED NUMBER “25” IN PLACE
ALSO PRESENT ON THE REVERSE OF THE BADGE IS THE MANUFACTURER'S HALLMARK IN RAISED LETTERS OF “G.B.” REPRESENTING THE FIRM OF GUSTAV BREHMER OF MARKNEUKIRCHEN – SAXONY
 
A NICE EXAMPLE OF A THEATER MADE PATCH FOR THE 357TH FIGHTER GROUP
IDENTIFIED TO AND FROM THE VETERAN, 1ST LIEUTENANT RICHARD “RIP” POTTER, WHO FLEW WITH THE 362ND FIGHTER SQUADRON OF THE 357TH FIGHTER GROUP IN 1944/45 DURING THE WAR IN EUROPE

TA 501 - A NICE EXAMPLE OF A THEATER MADE PATCH FOR THE 357TH FIGHTER GROUP IDENTIFIED TO AND FROM THE VETERAN, 1ST LIEUTENANT RICHARD “RIP” POTTER, WHO FLEW WITH THE 362ND FIGHTER SQUADRON OF THE 357TH FIGHTER GROUP IN 1944/45 DURING THE WAR IN EUROPE. THIS 5 INCH PAINTED LEATHER PATCH IS SIGNED BY HIM ON THE REVERSE AND IS IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN HAVING NEVER BEEN APPLIED TO THE JACKET.

SOLD

 

NICE EXAMPLE OF A THEATER MADE SQUADRON PATCH FOR THE 362ND FIGHTER SQUADRON WHICH FLEW P-51 MUSTANGS ALONG WITH THE OTHER TWO SQUADRONS OF THE 357TH FIGHTER GROUP

THIS CHENILLE TYPE SQUADRON PATCH MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 4 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND HAS NEVER BEEN APPLIED TO THE JACKET BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN

TA 502 - NICE EXAMPLE OF A THEATER MADE SQUADRON PATCH FOR THE 362ND FIGHTER SQUADRON WHICH FLEW P-51 MUSTANGS ALONG WITH THE OTHER TWO SQUADRONS OF THE 357TH FIGHTER GROUP. THIS CHENILLE TYPE SQUADRON PATCH MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 4 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND HAS NEVER BEEN APPLIED TO THE JACKET BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION AS SHOWN.

SOLD

 

A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF AN ENGLISH MADE SQUADRON PATCH FOR THE 363RD FIGHTER SQUADRON OF THE 357TH FIGHTER GROUP, “THE YOXFORD BOYS”.

THE PATCH IS IDENTIFIED TO THE VETERAN, ARMORER JAMES LOERSCH, AND COMES WITH A HAND WRIITEN LETTER FROM HIM DESCRIBING WHEN HE PURCHASED THE PATCH IN LEISTON, ENGLAND DURING THE WAR

TA 503 - A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF AN ENGLISH MADE SQUADRON PATCH FOR THE 363RD FIGHTER SQUADRON OF THE 357TH FIGHTER GROUP, “THE YOXFORD BOYS”. THE PATCH IS IDENTIFIED TO THE VETERAN, ARMORER JAMES LOERSCH, AND COMES WITH A HAND WRIITEN LETTER FROM HIM DESCRIBING WHEN HE PURCHASED THE PATCH IN LEISTON, ENGLAND DURING THE WAR. THIS 4 ½ INCH MACHINE EMBROIDERED PATCH ON BLUE FELT DOES HAVE A FEW MINOR MOTH NIPS BUT IS STILL A BEAUTIFUL SPECIMEN BEING IN VERY FINE CONDITION.

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A WELL WORN EXAMPLE OF A THEATER MADE PATCH FOR THE 364TH FIGHTER SQUADRON OF THE 357TH FIGHTER GROUP
THIS DISNEY DESIGNED PAINTED LEATHER PATCH MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 5 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND SHOWS EXTENSIVE WEAR HAVING BEEN REMOVED FROM THE JACKET.

TA 504 - A WELL WORN EXAMPLE OF A THEATER MADE PATCH FOR THE 364TH FIGHTER SQUADRON OF THE 357TH FIGHTER GROUP. THIS DISNEY DESIGNED PAINTED LEATHER PATCH MEASURES APPROXIMENTLY 5 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND SHOWS EXTENSIVE WEAR HAVING BEEN REMOVED FROM THE JACKET. A LETTER FROM A 364TH VETERAN COMES WITH THE PATCH EXPLAINING THAT THIS SPECIMEN IS LIKE HIS OWN WHICH HE BROUGHT BACK IN 1945 FROM THE EUROPEAN THEATER.

SOLD

 


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