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#1 brian e

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 10:05 PM

Hi all i some times wonder what people are thinking when they bid stuff like this jump wing up to over $200.00 and to me it looks like someone of limited talent made them in their basement i would like to hear others opinions on these wings ebay Item number: 110237771251 thanks brian

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#2 hhbooker2

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 10:16 PM

Hi all i some times wonder what people are thinking when they bid stuff like this jump wing up to over $200.00 and to me it looks like someone of limited talent made them in their basement i would like to hear others opinions on these wings ebay Item number: 110237771251


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#3 101combatvet

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Posted 03 April 2008 - 04:36 AM

Most paratroopers would have rather spend their cash on wild women and or drink but in every unit you have a barracks rat that needs a little attention.... by flashing up his uniform. Custom wings were made and purchased and some were special ordered... I have been given a few and or purchased some over the years but I have never seen this variation. I think on today's market it is a total crap shoot when purchasing them at this price... if you find one at a flee maket for $20 you can usually rest assured that they have a chance at being the real deal.... here it's anyones guess.

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#4 Mr-X

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Posted 03 April 2008 - 05:35 AM

The AA and the Star are brazed on.
I have never seen a combat star brazed on before. Normally the wings seem to have a hole drilled through and the prongs of the star put through the hole and bent.

I'm not saying that brazing them on couldn't have happened, only that I have seen it.

I agree with everyone else, these days you just don't know.

#5 Tonomachi

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Posted 03 April 2008 - 10:12 AM

The same eBay seller has this UNPFK pin back paratrooper wing for sale which I don't feel is right based on the enameling in the circular center piece.

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