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As some of you might know, I am very much into Metal Detecting (Mostly hunt for gold and silver). I was detecting at a ball field next to an American Legion post, and BINGO! About an inch down into the soil I found a set of Jump wings, with the clutches still intact. It was sandy, dry soil, which might account for their good condition.

 

I don't think that they are too old - any idea as to when these might date? Marked Sterling on the back, with 12C. These are likely going up for sale in the FS section, but I would like to get an accurate date on them first.

 

I will hopefully be detecting an old 18th Century homestead (Just cellar and foundation remaining) within the next couple weeks. I wonder if I will be as lucky? w00t.gif

 

Patriot

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I think they're Korean era. I have a pair like that with the silver pimple clutches and they were ID'd as Korean War era..

 

Great find!!

 

Rob


Exhausting & Dirty Work



Interested in buying identified or re-searchable Korean War uniforms, groupings, medals and more.

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I believe your paratrooper wing was manufactured by the following company (12C) in the mid to late 1960s:

 

Coro (Cohn & Rosenberger), New York, NY/provenance, RI. (12C)


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