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Old 11-21-2003, 02:21 PM   #1
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Here is something I thought you International types might enjoy. It is a Vietnam Campaign Medal that was made in country. These were awarded by South Vietnam for 6 months of service, or for wounds or death in action. This indigenous made example is still in the original makers box. These in-country made pieces are quite crudely made and the obverse is hand painted. Strangely enough, these crude Nam made examples bring 5 to 6 times what US made ones bring. Enjoy, Jeff A
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Here is something I thought you International types might enjoy. It is a Vietnam Campaign Medal that was made in country. These were awarded by South Vietnam for 6 months of service, or for wounds or death in action. This indigenous made example is still in the original makers box. These in-country made pieces are quite crudely made and the obverse is hand painted. Strangely enough, these crude Nam made examples bring 5 to 6 times what US made ones bring. Enjoy, Jeff A
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Thanks for showing. Always interesting for soemone whose collecting interests are firmly within Germany. But no prizes to be won for guessing why these would command a higher price than US-made versions, surely? Just not available in quantity on the US market.

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