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B3 Jacket, 41st ID uniform, Escape Map and a Crusher?


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Been having a fun couple of days. These finds came from a couple of different places.

 

1. The B3 jacket is in ok shape. Zipper works, no real tears. The zippers are shot on the pants, which is too bad because the rest of them are in good shape.

 

2. The 41st ID jacket came from the Vets sister today. It has a great beaded patch on it. I started a thread in the SSI subforum. It also came with a chocolate colored shirt, the patches in the pic, the pile of chevrons and a few Japanese items.

 

3. The escape map came from an old garage saler. No history to it. Ive never had one of these before. I cant find any indication on who produced it and who it was for. Were these for Air Crews?

 

4. The tan Crusher. I was curious if this is a true Crusher? The leather bill is one piece and will fold. I cant find any label in it. Its in very nice clean shape. The headphones came with it from the same person, although i dont know if the are an original pairing.

 

As always thanks for looking! .... Jay

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Always looking for named items from Detroit area Vets!

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Very Nice!!!

Interested in items related to:

-Amarillo A.A.F. / Amarillo Air Force Base

-Military instillations located in the Texas Panhandle, South Plains, and West Texas.

-"F" Company, 142nd Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division (Texas National Guard)

-413th Civil Affairs Battalion (USAR)

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In Memoriam:

CSM Juan H. Hernandez - U.S. Army WWII, Korea, Vietnam

RM1c William C. Denney - U.S.S. McDermut (DD-677) Korea

 

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Way nice

 

Look like its raining military in Michigan.

 

The beaded patch is killer.Dont see them on uniforms a lot.

 

The map was carried by crews/ and is of the type also carried by the paratroopers.I have a set in a 508th group.

In Memoriam:
Lieutenant J.Kostelec 1-3 First Special Service Force MIA/PD 4 March 1944 Italy
I HAVE SEEN THE ENEMY AND IT IS DAYLIGHT
Forget about the tips..We'll get hell to pay (AC/DC)
"If you cant get out and run with the big dogs then sit on the porch and bark at the cars going by.."

Have you Hugged a Clown Today?

You Cant Get A Sun Tan On The Moon..





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I know a picker in Australia who is into 41st items. I you're looking to spin it, he may be your man. Nice stuff all around!

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I "primarily" collect Gulf War 1 patches. All branches (USA, USAF,USN, USMC & USCG) and ALL Countries..
US - Op.'s Desert Shield / Storm / Provide Comfort /Some Southern Watch - F-4G's Wild Weasels
UK - Op.'s Granby / Sabre / Warden
Canadian - Op. Desert Storm / Op. Friction
French - Daguet / Aconit
Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, South Korea, etc.
Looking for the oddities, including unfinished & flaws
I HAVE EXTRA's!! Will trade as well.

 

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