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  1. opp's she already took that one, make it the right one.
  2. i'd bet my left nut this patch is Tailor made and time period.
  3. I had to stop bibbing, to rich for me but the best 301st patch I've ever seen. http://www.ebay.com/itm/251384014074?ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1426.l2649
  4. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=261323889699&ssPageName=ADME:X:RTQ:US:1123
  5. Thanks for the help. Owner says G Paw was a member of the 305th during WW 2 but stayed in FL and got out in 1945. The 305th Fighter was a training unit from 1942 to 1944 then reconstituted and redesignated the 170th in 1946. I can't find anything on a 305th patch. I'm wondering if this is an original undocumented 305th. I'm having the owner look for G Paw's service records.
  6. I did contact the collectors wife, he is no longer with us. She recalls that he had more than one blanket that are no where to be found. It's possible he cut the blankets up leaving the thick wool on the backs. I'm going to remove the wool backing from a few when I can find some time and post images.
  7. I wish to retract my statement to 36-Tex "Your opinion is allowed and welcome even it it's incorrect." and revise to: Your opinion is allowed and welcome. I wasn't around back then (WW 1 ) and I did not remove this patch from a uniform. But I do know most WW 1 patches were made by mom's, grand moms, girlfriends or the grunts themselves and made with what ever material was around and that's why every patch other than liberty loans are unique. The workmanship if from down-rite ugly to fan f'n tastic. I have photos of the area 1 Asmic VP's collection that are mostly NY & NJ ragman items. R
  8. Your opinion is allowed and welcome even it it's incorrect.
  9. Just picked from local estate and wanted to share.
  10. Caribbean Defense Command ship Jungle Expert is a qualification Tab added
  11. I think your guess at Caribbean Army Air Depot is correct AAD is Army Air Depot. Any chance you want to part with a few? If so PM me.
  12. This is a Paratrooper cuff striker approved for wear by Marines attached to Navy ships.
  13. I've pulled a few just like this one off moth eaten WW 1 tunic's. Hard to tell on handmade patches. WW 1 to 30's is my best guess.
  14. Look at the thread at the top of the page pinned " Post your military armbands. "
  15. The fakes glow like X-mas trees. The originals are orange
  16. Isn't it a 14th Air Force? AVG Flying Tiger faces the other way?
  17. yes I agree, I thought I was in the Patch DISCUSSIONS, posted here by mistake.
  18. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=251307446821&ssPageName=ADME:X:RTQ:US:1123 What do you think? 2 $5.00 patches?
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