Jump to content

I feel this is way overpriced...


Recommended Posts

http://www.ebay.com/itm/WW-II-US-Army-USAAF-Packet-First-Aid-Parachute-Complete-Sealed-Extremely-Rare-/141046824121?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item20d70bbcb9

 

I haven't run into many of these parachute survival kits, but for some reason I feel like this is WAY overpriced. Correct me if I'm wrong...

Nathan

n1199763237_30257031_4792.jpg

 

To truely understand freedom, one must know the place, clutch the earth, and honor the sacrifice.

Link to post
Share on other sites

You would be correct...I know these are rare to find complete and in this condition, but I can say that this is pretty hopeful pricing.

 

Philip

Actively Seeking:

WW2 USN/USMC Attributed/Named Purple Heart Groups

WW2 USN/USMC Combat Aviation Groups

 

WW2 and Prior USN/USMC Medal Groups

 

Contact me if you have something

 



donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gif

Link to post
Share on other sites

I agree as there may be someone out in cyber=space with really deep pockets. Danny

donation2010.gifdonation2011.gifdonation2012.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

 

Forum Member #1691 since September 2007

Served in the US Army from 1960-80

First Sergeant (Retired)

Vietnam 1967 with 7-15th FA ~ [8"/175mm Gun] First Field Forces

Vietnam 1968 with 1-30th FA ~ [155mm] 1st Cavalry Division [AIRMOBILE]

President & Historian 30th FA Regiment Association ( WWW.HardChargers.Com )

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 30th Field Artillery Regiment in 2018

Link to post
Share on other sites

Unfortunately, I see them go for these sort of prices these days. Saw one go recently, complete and unopened like this one for $1,200.

 

Seems like crazy pricing though!!


donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gif

 

 

Always looking for AAC & AAF flight gear. With a focus on Aleutian and ETO theaters.

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 5 months later...

post-13283-0-23986100-1393105586.jpgVery Interesrting! I just successfully complete an estate auction and picked up a fully packed WWII AAF Parachute AN-6510 with an unopened first aid kit tied to the harness. I peeked under a flap and the inspectors lead tab is intact so I did not open the pack. I'm looking for everyones comments and advice on this 1942 rig.

Link to post
Share on other sites

I am putting the WWII Parachute with attached First Aid Kit on ebaY:

 

The stenciled side of the seat is marked "42-291803 AAF", interior marked with pilots name and "ESLER FIELD LA". This pilot's survival gear is also marked "Pioneer Parachute Co. Manchester"

 

Parachute Log Book w/ pen entry Ser. No. 42-291803

1st page reads: Type AN-24 Seat; Part No. AN-6510-1; Mfg: 8/42 Pioneer; Contract No. W525AC26568;

Stations: R.A.D.; Alamo Field; Abeline AAB; Esler Field La.; Muskogee AB Okla;

2nd page is signed in ink "Lt Evans"

3rd page has eight entries starting 12-10-42 and ending 3-4-44

 

"Technical Instruction Compliance Record" has four entries with the last being the installation of the "Packet, First Aid, Parachute installed 5-26-43" and last inspected "1-15-44

If you are not interested in bidding please pass along this notice to collectors you know. Thanks!

 

Jeff

 

post-13283-0-16774100-1393781946.jpg

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.