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Jason, once again you are displaying one of the best looking advisor set of the Vietnam war ! bravo.gif


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This thread gonna be soon one of the classics of USMF Vietnam collecting ! twothumbup.gif


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Hi all,

 

even on a forum such as this with many fine collections that have no real peer, Jasons Advisor collection is of the highest order.

 

The phrase "museum quality" is once again too poor a term to describe the remarkable nature of the uniforms within it and does his collection little in the way of justice.

 

Superb items.

 

 

 

Patrick.


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Here is the first Team 162 advisor shirt that I got years ago from a Canadian collector who picked it up in a thrift store of Montréal.

It's been IDed by Mike Martin as 1LT George S. Robinson, Medical Bn, ARN Abn Div, 1971-1972.

This is what militaryusa gives for info :

 

Vietnam Veterans Database

Name: ROBINSON GEORGE S

Branch: ARMY

Rate: O02

Rank: 1ST LT

MOS: 3506

MOS Title: Field Medical Assistant

Entered: 6907

Discharged:

Service Number:

State: UNKNOWN

Race: CAUCASIAN

 

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Jason .

There is a small room in Los Angeles that has a very quiet camouflage collector screaming at the top of his lungs "Now that is a uniform".

Patrick took the words out of my mouth , congrats on one of the best sets I have ever seen .

It has everything , from zips , leg zips , plus a history ,which makes the uniform Talk .

Thanks for sharing .

Andrei ,

You are right this is looking good ,now we just have to be nice to Patrick and beg him to share his photos .

But as you all know this is St Patricks day and Patrick can have the day off !!!!

owen


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Hand embroidered insignias and iron-on jump status.


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Close up of the jump status. Anyone knows about those iron-on patch ? There is a trace of a removed bevo jump status behind.

 

I am posting a few pics before going down the pub with Beezman and NTS !


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The pit pencil pocket.


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The Bevo SSI.


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I have never been able to find a tailor modified pair of trousers with the inside thigh pockets. I found this pair on eBay some years ago and since they are in my opinion looking close enough for the moment.

Let me know what you think.

 

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Have a pint of Guiness for me .

Stunning shirt A

Thanks !

Kilkenny for me... I will swig down a couple for you ! :P


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We got some nice sets of Team 162 members... but what about those advised by them ?

 

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Machine made name and Bevo patches. Note Signal Corps qualification. The roman V stands for the Fifth Bn and not Nghiem Vu :D


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The 5th TDND of the ARVN Abn Div kept the same design of the 5ème Bataillon de Parachutistes Vietnamiens of the French Colonial Army.


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The matching trousers that I got with the set.

 

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Thigh pocket on the right side only.


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This set and the VNMC one were brought back from Vietnam in the early 90s.


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