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Old 11-10-2017, 08:40 PM
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I know this has been discussed I found theses US Navy Barter Kits, which are dated from 1968-to 1971. Many of theses kits were sold off after the war. It might give you some ideals for project kits


Accession: 80-54-H US Navy Escape and Evasion and Barter Kit, Atlantic, Serial# 1402 4.5"H x 3.75" W x 0.87"D

US Navy Escape and Evasion Barter Kit, Atlantic, Serial# 1402. The case of the kit is made from black rubber which was sealed. The kit contains three gold rings and five gold coins. The reverse and obverse of the kits' case has raised lettering, "If found return to COMNAVAIRLANT CNAL 34 Norfolk Virginia." The kits were used by service personnel when they were in enemy territory to aid their escape.

Collection Of Curator Branch Naval History and Heritage Command.



Accession: 80-55-E US Navy Escape and Evasion Barter Kit, South East Asia Serial# 494 2.88" H x 4.01" W x 1"D

US Navy Escape and Evasion Barter Kits, South East Asia. The case of the kit is made from rubber which was sealed . The kit contains a gold swiss watch with a cloth watch band, two gold rings and a gold pendant with chain. The kits were used by service personnel when they were in enemy territory to aid their escape.

Collection of Curator Branch, Naval History and Heriatge Command.
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