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AUandAGAUandAG Posts: 24,531 ✭✭✭✭✭

I need a deck of US Marine issued playing cards with the desert survival tips on them(Issued in the 1960's). I had a deck but a flood got it. The deck I got was from a Marine that was hitch hiking and I picked him up and gave him a ride to Carson. This was 50 years ago +. I have searched for another deck for the last 20 years and cannot seem to find one or even find a Marine that remembers them. If you have and are willing to part, please PM.
thanks as always,
bob :)

Registry: CC lowballs (boblindstrom), bobinvegas1989@yahoo.com


  • thebeavthebeav Posts: 3,750 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi Bob,
    I'm surprised that this would be such a scarce item. No, I've never seen one, but......
    At the risk of repeating the obvious, have you set up an email notice on an ebay search ?

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I will check around... my son-in-law is a former Marine and works at the Marine base in NC..... Cheers, RickO

  • philographerphilographer Posts: 1,310 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November 10, 2017 6:55PM

    We’re they for south east Asia? Or for desert deployment?

    He who knows he has enough is rich.

  • AUandAGAUandAG Posts: 24,531 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Neither, this was in the early 1960's in the middle of the cold war with Russia. It was for survival in the deserts of the USA! Sorry, did not make that clear!!

    bob :)

    Registry: CC lowballs (boblindstrom), bobinvegas1989@yahoo.com

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