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WASP B-16 and Flight Nurse B-15


Steve D.

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Amazing finds! You found a WASP and a Flight Nurse jacket! I am beyond jealous! :)

 

Personally, I would not repair the jacket. I don't know if it would detract from the value but it is such a unique item that I would not want to alter it. The rest of the jacket looks to be in great shape.

 

I have been looking thru pictures trying to find out if that is an oxygen tab mark on the B-17 jacket. I haven't been able to find any pictures with the oxygen in use. I will keep looking.

 

...Kat

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very nice set...u asked...I would leave alone...original is always better...unless jacket requires a full blown restoration...which yours do not...awesome...

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Those jackets are "perfect"

 

leave them be

Actively collecting:

13th USAAF uniforms and groups/medal groups!

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Also looking for:

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Any Pacific Army Air Force Groups to 5th, 7th, 10th, 14th, 20th AAF

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Hello Steve! Amazing finds, leave them, they are only in one's kind.

I love everything associated with the organization 'WASP'. I am doing the small project about it.

Very much I would want your help, if you could get contact with me please write at: marita_en@interia.pl

I need the specialist knowledge. I will tell you what it is about, hope that you will write, i will be honored, thanks!

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Great set

 

I would leave as is.With items as these...less is more.They stiill will display well.

 

Nothing wrong with restoration or conservation but with these jackets I feel so few exist and not really sure that replacing the knits would increase the value.

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Thanks for the advise folks! I'll just store the replacement cuffs and waist band in the pockets with a couple of moth balls for now.

I found a pair of A-13 Trousers from Vintage Productions to go with the B-17, and am hoping to find a pair of A-12 Trousers for the B-16.

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