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Can I quickly buy this Vietnam M1? Please I need of a quickly answer...

I have only these photos and this is the description that the seller writes:

 

(sorry for bad traslation...)

 

"...shell M1951: swivel hooks - rear edge cover joint, punched on the front 'M-51A' (Mc Cord production 1951-1958), external color and inside ORIGINAL 95% sanded drab olives. There are signs of time and use, but no major rust and the only dent is what you see at the top of the dome.

Chinstrap T1 with the fittings to the anodized black 'clip' shell rings, like the accessories for closing the subject.
Liner M1955 without front hole Westinghouse production (marked W in the circle and 5 - is not a Micarta !!!), external color 100% and without any flaw in the fiber, complete with original headband and neckband. The brands on the neckband are not read, the headband is well marked 'MIL - B - 1953A - DA - 36 243 - QM (CTM) - 4748 - E - 60 MFG 1755 SB' (production 1959-60) and there is the name of the owner 'PFC PJ Hugenbaugh Pioneers USMC' (see photo). Rest in original brown leather with the rivet marked 'DOT', unfortunately broken and with a piece of missing leather (see photo)..."

Price: 190 euros

 

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Thanks in advanced

 

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Looks good to me.


Always looking for items related to:
2nd Armored Division The Thunderbolt Defenders 94th AAA AW BN (SP) 1951-53
7th Army Performance Above All 84th Field Artillery 1969-71
USS Saratoga (CV-3) 1945 Iwo Jima

USS Idaho (BB-42) Marine Corps Detachment 1929-31

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I'd say it looks original but WAY overpriced at 190 euro. I'd say it's worth about 50 USD at best unless I'm missing something.

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Considering the Euro is trading nearly 25% above the U.S. dollar, this thing is actually at $240.00 USD, which is absolutely insane. Save your money for something cheaper and just as nice.


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Agreed

Save your money and hold out for a cheaper piece

 

D.C


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Always looking for ww2 USMC items, helmets and any camo'd items

 

 

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Also,some advice.Never run into a sale.Walk.Slowly!If you lose out on something don't worry you will probably find a better example for less later.That's the way it usually works out for me. :)


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And danced the skies on laughter-silver wings;

Sunward I've climbed and joined the tumbling mirth

Of sun-split clouds - and done a hundred things

You have not dreamed of - wheeled and soared and swung

High in the sunlit silence. Hovering there

I've chased the shouting wind along and flung

My eager craft through footless halls of air.

Up, up the long delirious, burning blue

I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace,

where never lark, or even eagle flew;

and while, with silent, lifting mind I've trod

The high untrespassed sanctity of space,

Put out my hand, and touched the face of God.

 

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