I have taken a few years off from collecting military items. I have been pursuing other activities. Well, last week I was looking at a local auction site which was auctioning off a huge estate. I spotted an anvil I wanted and looked for some other tools.
Suddenly, these flight suits popped up. It was a semi- blind auction ,internet only, no inspections,a brief description and one or two pictures.
On the day, I was one of the only bidders. The whole lot sold for around 300 bucks. The B3 jacket is in great shape. A little firm but not stiff. Some minor rub marks, no tears. All the zippers and snaps work. The same with the B1 pants, firm, functional with working zippers, no tears.
The was also another auction lot of a box containing boxes of shotgun shells. Nobody bid on this and I got the box for 20 bucks. These boxes are full and unopened. They are all 12 ga 00 buck and say " US Property." Were these type of rounds used in WW2? I don't know.
BTW, I lost the auction on the anvil. ha.