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My dad sent this back home to his girl (later my mother). I'm not sure what the proper way to display it was. I've seen some framed like a picture and hung on the wall.

 

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My collection is strictly what my dad brought back from the ETO.

Sgt. Mahlon E. Sebring, 82nd Airborne, 319th Glider Field Artillery, A Battery - Normandy, Holland, The Bulge, and Germany... finishing with occupation duty in Berlin

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A lot of these were made as pillow shams (covers). Is yours a wall hanging or a pillow sham?


"You can't please everyone so you have got to please yourself." Ricky Nelson

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A lot of these were made as pillow shams (covers). Is yours a wall hanging or a pillow sham?

 

SARGE,

 

Mine is just folded like a hankie would be. Now that you mention pillows, I think I've seen them made up as such. Could be mom just never got around to doing it or preferred it this way.

 

Thanks for the input,

 

Greg


My collection is strictly what my dad brought back from the ETO.

Sgt. Mahlon E. Sebring, 82nd Airborne, 319th Glider Field Artillery, A Battery - Normandy, Holland, The Bulge, and Germany... finishing with occupation duty in Berlin

http://ww2-airborne....ts/319/319.html

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Greg,

 

The variety of these things is simply staggering. There is a military museum in St. Joseph, MO that has dozens of these on display... all different. The museum displays them on a rotating rack, rather like a tea towell rack on steroids. The 8' tall rack must have originally been meant to display towels in a department store or something. Not too good for your display purposes but it works great for the museum.

 

Thanks for showing it!


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Hello everyone,

I wanted to show you all my pillow cover. It's my one and only pillow cover, but I like it because it's from the 112th IR, 28th ID. Hope you like it. Please post you're pillow covers if you want to.

 

Edit: Oops seems I can't find the photo's, I will post them tomorrow. Sorry :unsure:


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Eric,Post yours then. Here are a few of mine.A.E.F. Vet,2 Airborne,1 named and 2 small(1 small dated 1940) and 3 U.S.M.C.. Rich A.


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My pillow cover.

I had a second one, but it got ruined by one of the kids of my ex-gf thumbdown.gif (yup, the kid is still alive).

 

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Erwin


704th Tank Destroyer Battalion

 

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Sorry, I had school. But here are the pictures of my pillow cover:

 

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Hello everyone posting pillow cases, here are a few from my collection, they cover various branches of the forces, also ranging from WWI, mid-wars, WWII.

One to note is the framed Paratroop one for Ft. Benning it shows the first para wings when they were straight like airforce ones, before the wing-tips were curved into the recognisable regular para wings. I think mention is made of this style of wing in the book ' Paratrooper' by Gavin. Cheers ( Lewis )


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Young enough to care and enjoy militaria - Old enough to remember as surplus

 

" Life's too short for reproductions "

 

 

Life is like a tank of gas, the closer you get to a quarter tank, the faster it goes 

 

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Young enough to care and enjoy militaria - Old enough to remember as surplus

 

" Life's too short for reproductions "

 

 

Life is like a tank of gas, the closer you get to a quarter tank, the faster it goes 

 

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Young enough to care and enjoy militaria - Old enough to remember as surplus

 

" Life's too short for reproductions "

 

 

Life is like a tank of gas, the closer you get to a quarter tank, the faster it goes 

 

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Young enough to care and enjoy militaria - Old enough to remember as surplus

 

" Life's too short for reproductions "

 

 

Life is like a tank of gas, the closer you get to a quarter tank, the faster it goes 

 

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Young enough to care and enjoy militaria - Old enough to remember as surplus

 

" Life's too short for reproductions "

 

 

Life is like a tank of gas, the closer you get to a quarter tank, the faster it goes 

 

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Young enough to care and enjoy militaria - Old enough to remember as surplus

 

" Life's too short for reproductions "

 

 

Life is like a tank of gas, the closer you get to a quarter tank, the faster it goes 

 

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Hi Craig, thanks for the complimentry words on the pillow covers. I have a one-off hand embroidered cover featuring Betty Boo with a 29th Inf Div patch on her garrison cap, I will try to find that and post later. Cheers ( Lewis )


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Young enough to care and enjoy militaria - Old enough to remember as surplus

 

" Life's too short for reproductions "

 

 

Life is like a tank of gas, the closer you get to a quarter tank, the faster it goes 

 

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Hi Craig, thanks for the complimentry words on the pillow covers. I have a one-off hand embroidered cover featuring Betty Boo with a 29th Inf Div patch on her garrison cap, I will try to find that and post later. Cheers ( Lewis )

 

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Hi Craig & Forum Support, thanks again for the booster on the covers. I found the Betty Boo cover, it is a one-off hand embroidered cover, it shows Betty blowing a bugle and wearing a 29th Inf. Div. patch on her garrison. There is some wear to some of the threads mainly on her sleeve chevrons and a little more to her hair. I still think it's an outstanding cover though, and obviously hours of loving care went into making it for someone with a connection to the 29th. Cheers ( Lewis )


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Young enough to care and enjoy militaria - Old enough to remember as surplus

 

" Life's too short for reproductions "

 

 

Life is like a tank of gas, the closer you get to a quarter tank, the faster it goes 

 

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Hi Craig, thanks for pointing out that the 29th patch is back to front, that's because she is wearing the female ' no sense or reason' version. Hee Hee Cheers ( Lewis )


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Young enough to care and enjoy militaria - Old enough to remember as surplus

 

" Life's too short for reproductions "

 

 

Life is like a tank of gas, the closer you get to a quarter tank, the faster it goes 

 

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More of mine. 28th. is from the Gap,named onn is from Trinadad,B.W.I. . Tiger and map from 'Nam. Rich A.


1969 Shelby GT-500 King of the Road

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I listed this one on another thread thinking it was a wall hanging not thinking about a pillow sham. SARGE set me straight. This is WWII vintage sent home by my dad.

 

Greg

 

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My collection is strictly what my dad brought back from the ETO.

Sgt. Mahlon E. Sebring, 82nd Airborne, 319th Glider Field Artillery, A Battery - Normandy, Holland, The Bulge, and Germany... finishing with occupation duty in Berlin

http://ww2-airborne....ts/319/319.html

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