1988 Dart Flipcards "Vietnam Fact Cards I" Original Artworks Collection (17)

Sold For: $600

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2578

Item Year: 1988

Category: Non-Sports Cards/Sheets/Card Artwork

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Collection of seventeen original artworks from 1988 Dart Flipcards "Vietnam Fact Cards I" series. The set documents historic events during the Vietnam War. These are the actual artworks which were used to produce the following seventeen cards in the set: # 2 Vietminh Victory, 8 Preparing for Battle, 10 Parachute Drops, 15 Village Defense, 19 Leaders Assassinated, 21 Bombs Away, 22 Maddox Attacked, 27 Operation Flaming Dart, 31 Search and Destroy, 35 Tunnel System, 36 Tunnel Rats, 37 Ho Chi Minh Trail, 38 Attacking Trail, 46 SAM Missile, 53 Brutal Captors, 54 Protest at Home, and 57 Transfer of Duties. The offered artworks each measure approximately 8-1/2 by 11-1/2 inches and are watercolor executed on thin artist's board. All the pieces are in Ex-Mt or better condition. Accompanying the artworks are examples of the issued cards. All are beautifully matted to the dimensions of 12 by 16 inches and are ready for framing. A unique opportunity to acquire a significant collection of original artwork from this 1980s nonsport set. Total: 17 artworks. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+.

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