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my finds from the St. Paul show today...

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got some nice stuff!

There were some good deals to be had on US stuff, plenty of too-high priced stuff as well if you wanted to go that route. ;)

 

1st is a 13th Bomb Squadron patch (already posted in the correct section to try to see if US made or Australian, I'm not sure)

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next are a bullion CIB and a GEMSCO mini CIB.

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this picture of a pilot probably either in training or just out of training..

not sure if anyone can tell if USN or USAAF?

I am not well-versed enough on anything shown in the photo to tell.

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patches.. greenbacks and a flat-top 8th division

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Great find---I like the photo a lot---Blue Skies Mark


In Memory of Air Corps Technical Sergeant Carl F. Durfee. He died of wounds on 30 December 1944 while serving in the South Pacific. You are not forgotten.

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Sgt Willam M. Barry, USMC----Pacific World War Two--Father





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You did well young Skywalker...did Obe-Ron find some treasure?


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He didn't find much... it's hard to find stuff when you have two of everything already. ;)

 

was looking specifically for a set of Brit made Warrant Officer collar brass to complete a uniform.. and didn't find a set.

 

Wise was he to wait.

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Very well you did, Navy he is, think this I do, for sure? I am not. M-445 jacket, it looks like to me........HehaHoHeheHehe.

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Nice score on those CIBs, BROBS!


Looking for:

 

1. CIB with M16 instead of 1795 Musket

2. Rarer current era brassards and armbands

 

Thanks for taking the time to read this!

 

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Thanks guys I was thinking Navy too on the pilot but I wasn't seeing anything that let me know for sure.

 

The CIBs were at very fair prices as well so that's always nice!

 

There was a lot of good stuff at the show for nice prices, you just had to do a lot of looking.

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this picture of a pilot probably either in training or just out of training..

not sure if anyone can tell if USN or USAAF?

I am not well-versed enough on anything shown in the photo to tell.

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Air Corps, he is wearing a B-6. You can see the collar strap on his right side.

 

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Thanks! Once I saw it I knew I had to have it. Apparently US made to answer that earlier question. I am becoming infatuated with ww2 squadron patches.

 

And thanks Ray for the service branch ID on the photo.

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Owen,

there was a lot of stuff there.. lots of field gear it seemed. Saw a MINT denim seabag with 1942 dated tag.

FJ or FD camo smock, some other uniforms and jackets etc..

Lots of patches.. a bunch of guns too when usually there aren't many at this one (there is a gunshow going on simultaneously next door).

 

Basically a lot of everything it just took lots of digging to find any gems at great prices.

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Very nice items!


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Thanks! Maybe it was this one? ;)


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Air Corps, he is wearing a B-6. You can see the collar strap on his right side.

 

Ray

 

Actually, a B3. The second collar strap is subdued within the dark shadow, collar is way too thick and big for a B6. Also, a few comrades of mine mentioned the stitching on the sleeve, shiny surface of the sheepskin, and Conmar Zipper. Nevertheless, still AAF.

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48stars thanks for the additional clarification! I am always happy to know more about a photo or item I own.

 

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