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#1 triggerhappyjim

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Posted 15 January 2019 - 09:39 AM

just got this third patter vest...i would apreciate all opinions about it.....

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Posted 15 January 2019 - 09:40 AM

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Posted 15 January 2019 - 09:40 AM

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Posted 15 January 2019 - 09:40 AM

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#5 triggerhappyjim

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Posted 15 January 2019 - 01:51 PM

what year of manufactur would this vest be...? would it still be correct for a marine in 69/70



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Posted 15 January 2019 - 02:49 PM

Yes it would be. No year on tag but this version shows January 1968 if not earlier. I have heard that 3rd patterns are ones damaged in Vietnam and repaired on Okinawa but no source on that.

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Posted 15 January 2019 - 04:19 PM

Exactly right! Yes the ones reworked in okinawa.... I need a third pattern that was period correct for my 69/70 usmc display

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Posted 16 January 2019 - 12:05 PM

This works fine for that time frame


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