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I just got this pair of KG Luke EGAs. A few weeks ago I stumbled upon an Australian-made Vandegrift jacket for sale by a forum member. Amazingly, it was named to a Marine who, in 1967, was my First Sergeant in Recon and I HAD to have it. Of course, the lapels weren't punched for screw-back EGAs so I HAD to find a pair of Aussie-made pin-back EGAs to complete it. Another forum member came to the rescue and now I have "completed" the jacket with KG Luke EGAs and here they are.....

This is the front of the Luke EGAs.

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Semper fi; Bill











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.....and here they are on the lapels of the jacket.

 

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Semper fi; Bill











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That's a beautiful set of EGAs. It's pretty amazing that you found your 1st Sgt's jacket. That's a really great looking jacket, with an very special meaning, congratulations!

 

 

S/F

Dennis


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Thats a Great looking Uniform you have got there,

and also a Very Nice Set of EGAs too well done :thumbsup: .


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Thanks for all the kind words. I'm very happy with them and with how they look on Top Tuttle's jacket; and a special thanks to Mike for his help!


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Congrat's Bill - they look superb on the jacket!



The bended knee is not a tradition of our Corps. (General A. A. Vandegrift, USMC, 5 May 1946)

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