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#1 JDK

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 11:53 AM

Time to come clean. Some of you had seen this group on eBay. I had been on the look out for a nice attributed WASP group for years, but nothing ever fit the bill, or the price for what was there was way too high. This set didn't come cheap, but for what was there I was very pleased to add this group to my WW2 aviation collection. 

 

A different seller on eBay had bought her photo album. He ended up separating the album and selling the photos individually. I was luck enough to grab the majority (roughly 50 photos) and re-unite them with her wings. 

 

I would also like to thank a couple guys here for some help after I had bought the group!

 

Here is the group and some of the photos.

 

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#2 JDK

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 11:54 AM

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 11:55 AM

Bracelet:

 

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Edited by JDK, 09 May 2014 - 09:50 AM.


#4 501stGeronimo

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 11:56 AM

WOW :love:



#5 JDK

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 11:57 AM

Here are some of the photos....

 

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 11:58 AM

More Photos:

 

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 11:59 AM

Photos:

 

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Edited by JDK, 09 May 2014 - 09:57 AM.


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Posted 17 June 2013 - 11:59 AM

:o  Awesome!!!!



#9 JDK

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 11:59 AM

More Photo Album:

 

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 12:00 PM

More Photo Album:

 

1.post-2901-0-17174800-1398785207.jpg

 

2.post-2901-0-98639900-1398785214.jpg

 

3.post-2901-0-90808100-1398785236.jpg


Edited by JDK, 09 May 2014 - 10:04 AM.


#11 JDK

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 12:01 PM

Photo Album:

 

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2.post-2901-0-28316500-1398785269.jpg

 

3.post-2901-0-92950000-1398785276.jpg


Edited by JDK, 09 May 2014 - 10:07 AM.


#12 Jack's Son

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 12:02 PM

Very nice to see the whole group, J. You are fortunite to get both pairs of wings!

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 12:13 PM

Great grouping!

 

I am happy to see you were able to keep the photos together! I particularly like that last one of the jeep.

 

RC



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Posted 17 June 2013 - 12:25 PM

Thanks for the replies. Forgot to mention, most of the photos have this neat stamp on the back from Willis Studio in Sweetwater, TX

 

http://s80.photobucket.com/user/JKlein76/media/WASP%20Grouping%20J%20DAmbly/006_zps2819745f.jpg.html



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Posted 17 June 2013 - 01:05 PM

You, sir, take collecting to an entirely new level. Congrats. on a super group, to add to your already super collection.

Steve



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Posted 17 June 2013 - 03:23 PM

BTT

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 04:35 PM

Wow...I've been waiting to see this.The best WASP grouping I have ever seen.Period.Outstanding unmolested wings and that bracelet is choice! :o

The photos tie it all together nicely.Congrats!



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Posted 17 June 2013 - 04:42 PM

A true investment in history there! Thanks for sharing it with us and congrats on getting it all back together.



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Posted 17 June 2013 - 05:14 PM

Glad you were able to get most of it back together.

 

Back in the late 90s when my daughter was in middle school, her and two friends did a "History Day" project where they interviewed the late Micky Axton, who was a WASP from the Twin Cities.  I got to sit in while they talked.  She went through all her stuff and supported their project and then some to the point of letting them use some of her things while providing photos etc.  She was a heckuva gal and made a real impression on my daughter.

 

She came to the state competition to support the girls who are wearing things loaned from Micky

 

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 05:46 PM

http://s80.photobucket.com/user/JKlein76/media/WASP%20Grouping%20J%20DAmbly/018_zps17db02c0.jpg.html

 

 

http://s80.photobucket.com/user/JKlein76/media/WASP%20Grouping%20J%20DAmbly/017_zps988c99cc.jpg.html

 

 

http://s80.photobucket.com/user/JKlein76/media/WASP%20Grouping%20J%20DAmbly/016_zps9562caf1.jpg.html

 

 

That por sergeant.Worst job in the Air Force.  :D 



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Posted 17 June 2013 - 06:28 PM

Very nice.



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Posted 17 June 2013 - 06:35 PM

J

 

  Great grouping ! Excellent pictures ! Congratulations

 

Tony



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Posted 17 June 2013 - 06:38 PM

http://s80.photobucket.com/user/JKlein76/media/WASP%20Grouping%20J%20DAmbly/013_zps4edb7b4d.jpg.html

 

 

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http://s80.photobucket.com/user/JKlein76/media/WASP%20Grouping%20J%20DAmbly/011_zps90fe0cbd.jpg.html

 

 

Gal in the top photo has to be Jackie Cochran



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Posted 18 June 2013 - 06:33 AM

Thanks for the comments.



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Posted 18 June 2013 - 06:34 AM

38,

 

That had to be a great experience for your daughter. 

 

That is indeed Cochran as its written on the back of the photo! ;)

 

JD




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