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#26 Rattle

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Posted 07 February 2007 - 01:38 PM

This is great http://www.usmilitar...tyle_emoticons/default/w00t.gif
Very nicely displayed.

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Posted 07 February 2007 - 03:30 PM

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A few more pics...

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Posted 07 February 2007 - 03:31 PM

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Posted 07 February 2007 - 03:33 PM

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Medics items & Signals decoder..

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 11:33 AM

I could get lost in your collection for days. Superb!

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Posted 10 February 2007 - 03:05 PM

Some more items of interest.....
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The item between the boots is an unissued "jump" rope as seen hanging from a paratroopers equipment, used in case of getting tangled up in trees etc. .....

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Posted 10 February 2007 - 03:07 PM

Hygiene & washing items...
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Posted 10 February 2007 - 03:08 PM

Ordanance.......
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Posted 10 February 2007 - 03:11 PM

Different items to purchase at the P.X. .......
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Thanks for looking...517th.

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Posted 11 February 2007 - 02:44 AM

Very nice collection.
I like the smaller stuff a lot.
Do I see a housewife bag among the items?
The A2s, are they identified?
Thanks for sharing.
Erwin

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Posted 12 February 2007 - 08:06 AM

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Very nice items!!!

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Posted 15 February 2007 - 09:45 AM

517th,
Is the Leg Bag in your 2nd and 3rd posts on your 101st Market-Garden manniquin an original ? And if so is it possible to see some better pics (markings). Great collection by the way and I love the way it's display - sure beats the piles I keep my stuff in. Thank you for sharing !!!

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Posted 15 February 2007 - 12:19 PM

517th,
Is the Leg Bag in your 2nd and 3rd posts on your 101st Market-Garden manniquin an original ? And if so is it possible to see some better pics (markings). Great collection by the way and I love the way it's display - sure beats the piles I keep my stuff in. Thank you for sharing !!!



Hi Bob: Yes it is an original Leg Bag. I will sort out some extra pics for you.
Thanks for looking..517th....

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Posted 15 February 2007 - 02:17 PM

Again wonderful collection. How about some shots of the far side of the room in the first photo including the Brit airborne guy in the corner. Are your airborne gloves original? The pair I just got, if you checked out my thread (my manikins) pg 3, turned out not to be original. Ray

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Posted 19 February 2007 - 03:31 PM

517th,
Is the Leg Bag in your 2nd and 3rd posts on your 101st Market-Garden manniquin an original ? And if so is it possible to see some better pics (markings). Great collection by the way and I love the way it's display - sure beats the piles I keep my stuff in. Thank you for sharing !!!



More pics as requested:
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Posted 19 February 2007 - 03:33 PM

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Posted 19 February 2007 - 03:37 PM

The strap with shock absorber which attaches to the parachute harness. These are the only markings, not easy to read but is dated 1944.
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Posted 19 February 2007 - 03:41 PM

An original unissued Bancroft Flighter crusher cap with original box, a real gem in mint condition..
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Posted 19 February 2007 - 03:43 PM

517th,

http://www.usmilitar...tyle_emoticons/default/twothumbup.gif You have a very nice collection and have is displayed perfectly. Thanks for sharing it with the rest of us.

Greg

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Posted 19 February 2007 - 03:46 PM

and two more, a Flight Ace tan crusher & The Fortress chocolate crusher..
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Posted 19 February 2007 - 03:50 PM

A couple of pics for rayq. Some of my British stuff...
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Posted 19 February 2007 - 03:55 PM

The mannequin is wearing a copy beret & is holding a 1950`s helmet, but these ones are dated 1944 & 1943..
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Thanks for loking & enjoy. If you have any questions,please ask.....517th

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Posted 22 December 2007 - 09:03 AM

Great collection! Especially paratrooper items.

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Posted 22 December 2007 - 10:20 AM

Now I ask you, was that 20 years wasted? I think not!!!!! At my 20 year mark I will probably be the same way. I have only been at it 8-9 years.

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Posted 12 January 2008 - 12:09 PM

Now I ask you, was that 20 years wasted? I think not!!!!! At my 20 year mark I will probably be the same way. I have only been at it 8-9 years.


I have learned a lot in that time ,made some good friends & met some interesting people.
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Some of my airborne garrison caps..

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