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.
Question about this artifact? Email the Collections Manager, Hal Sellars.
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 artifacts in the museum's collection.