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US Army Vietnam Service Medal -
The Vietnam Service medal was commissioned by the president of the United States. This medal was to be awarded to personnel who participated in maneuvers in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand or adjecent waters or air space during the periods of July 4th 1965 through March 28th 1973.

Consisting of a yellow, green and red striped ribbon. The front of the medal shows the figure of a dragon behind a stock of bamboo. The words "Republic of Vietnam Service" are written below the dragon. The back of the medal shows the image of a crossbow. The words "United States of America" border the lower section of the medal. Pin-back construction.

This page is a recognition and identification guide for Vietnam war US Military collectibles. Multiple detailed photos of a specific sample are provided. Descriptions point out clearly defined points that should be noted.

One of the most commonly asked questions is "How much is my US military collectible worth?". A price guide is included here to address this question. The value of the collectibles is reviewed over a period of several years. A trend can be observed. The present worth of US militaria in the collector's market is illustrated.

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This Vietnam War US military collectible may be currently reproduced. It is becoming more difficult to be able to tell the fake ones from the real ones because the quality of the reproductions is improving. The collector must become familiarized with the construction style and materials employed in the manufacturing of this item. Attention to the details is critical in order to be able to determine the authenticity of the collectible.

If you have an interest is seeing other Vietnam War US military collectibles, you can do so by going to our Vietnam War US Military Medals and Insignia Price Guide. Where we cover items from the Army, Navy, Army Air Force and other organizations.


The value for the Vietnam War US Collectibles and other military antiques and collectibles is provided as a means to educate the collector community and individuals who have a general interest on the field. The following is an estimated value. Prices may vary in every state and every country. This service is provided courtesy of MilitaryItems.com . The source for military antiques and collectibles in the web.

Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Value $15.00 $20.00 $25.00 $27.00 $30.00
Availability Common Common Common Common Common
Invest Grade B B B B B

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