Rice Cane Viet Cong Helmet

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  • Regular price $319.99

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Rice Cane Viet Cong Helmet


LIMITED ITEM. SURPLUS - PREVIOUSLY OWNED. Once they are gone, we may not get any more. Sold As Is - NON-REFUNDABLE.

The traditional Asian conical hat, commonly known as the "rice hat," "paddy hat," or derogatorily as a "coolie hat," first originated in East and Southeast Asia, specifically China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. It has been widely utilized throughout Asia, from northern China to southern Indonesia and from western Burma to the Philippines. Made from local materials, this conical hat offers excellent protection against the sun and rain. This rare rice cane Viet Cong helmet features a complex design and construction, with accents of tan and dark brown.

Features of the Helmet:

  • Condition: Fantastic for it's age (pulled away on the inside on one side - see picture - easy repair)
  • Circular domed basketry hat
  • Size: 11 1/2" D x 5 1/2" H

LIMITED ITEM: Limited Availability. ONCE THEY ARE GONE WE WILL NOT GET ANY MORE. Usually available for pickup in our store in Las Vegas, or would ship ASAP. The purchaser is responsible for conforming to all applicable Country, State and Local laws. All items with a combined total of $100.00 or any collectable items (one of a kind) will be shipped with SIGNATURE REQUIRED.

For info: Hahn's Surplus Policies