Elephant-hide Wallet

Description

Donor, Lieutenant Colonel Harry Heist, was assigned to the 315th Air Commando Group in Saigon from 1964 to 1965. He purchased the wallet from a Vietnamese street vendor and used it to hold his military payment certificates (MPCs).

The black elephant-hide wallet has three sections with reinforcing metal spines.

Filed In:
Era: Vietnam War
Location: On Display
Other: Other
Accession #:
2014-3242-0009
Museum Location:
Airlift and Air Refueling during the Vietnam War exhibit
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Disclaimer

Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan or sell artifacts in the museum's collection.

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