OLD VIETNAM WAR B GIRL BARBIE DOLL, ARMY RIFLE MAN PART

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  • Item Category: Sports
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 15,2008
  • Channel: Online Auction

FOR MANY G.I.'s, THE 'BAR GIRL' OF SAIGON WAS THE ONLY SIGHT WORTH SEEING ON A GOVERNMENT-PAID 'TOUR' OF VIETNAM. THE ARMY TRIED TO TALK THE 'BOYS' INTO SAVING THEIR MONEY -OR SENDING IT HOME-,....BUT MOST OF IT STILL WENT TO BUY LITTLE CUPS OF TEA FOR THE 'B GIRLS' - AT $1.35 A SIP !!

YOU ARE BIDDING ON AN UNUSUAL 'GOING-HOME' SOUVENIR OF THE VIETNAM WAR.

OUR 'MISS SAIGON' IS A VIETNAMESE BEAUTY OF THE 1960's . SHE HAS 'BEE-HIVE' STYLED BLACK SILK HAIR ADORNED WITH A WHITE FLOWER OVER THE LEFT EAR, AND HAS DELICATE HAND-PAINTED FEATURES . SHE IS DRESSED IN A TRADITIONAL 'COOL WHITE' AO-DAI SLIT TO THE WAIST , WHITE PAJAMA PANTS & ROYAL BLUE HAND-BAG (most dolls are missing this item!!) OVER HER RIGHT ARM. THE BAG & TUNIC ARE TRIMMED WITH SILVER SEQUINS AND AROUND HER NECK IS A FLOWER SHAPED PENDANT WITH A RHINESTONE CENTER,. THIS DOLL IS COMPLETE - RIGHT DOWN TO HER WHITE PUMP SHOES . LIGHTLY STAMPED IN SILVER -ON THE BLACK PAINTED WOODEN BASE - IS 'BUPBE BACH - TUYET over Made in Vietnam' . THIS DOLL IS STILL IN THE ORIGINAL 'FLIMSY' FLORAL PAPERED CARDBOARD BOX THAT IS ABSOLUTELY COMPLETE...INCLUDING THE COVER!!

IN 'JUST AS BROUGHT BACK' CONDITION . UNOPENED FOR FORTY YEARS ....ONE GI's SOUVENIR OF THE VIETNAM WAR.

A NEAT DISPLAY ITEM TO GO WITH VIETNAM WAR ERA WEAPONS & MILITARIA. T ARE ALOT OF WAR SOUVENIRS OUT T, AND THIS ONE IS A SURE-FIRE WAY TO START A CONVERSATION WITH A VIETNAM VET !!

AS USUAL, A LOW START & NO RESERVE. PLEASE CHECK MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR MORE RENDEZVOUS & REENACTOR SKINNING KNIFE & DAGGER GROUPS, CIVIL & INDIAN WAR VITTLES EATIN' CUTTLERY, HAND-MADE STAG HANDLED KNIFE, IDEAL MOLD / RELOADING TOOL FOR THE 32-20 1873 COLT & WINCHESTER ...AND MORE AS I DIG THRU IT!

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