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Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 10-10-2019, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Gary Cain
The only place you will have a chance to find...

The only place you will have a chance to find anything is on the big island.
Captain Cook had a decent antique shop when i was there a few years ago, and there is a place north of Hilo who's name...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 10-08-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By Gary Cain
Jacket and pants assuming the suspenders haven't...

Jacket and pants assuming the suspenders haven't been cut out is 800-1200. The flight helmet 75, the boots 150-200, the bailout bottle 75-150, the Maewest 100-275 depending on condition.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 10-01-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Gary Cain
Very nice find!

Very nice find!
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 09-27-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Gary Cain
Very nice, these are my two contributions to your...

Very nice, these are my two contributions to your thread, a Para and a First MarDiv
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 09-25-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By Gary Cain
It is still pretty early, as is the enlisted cap...

It is still pretty early, as is the enlisted cap badge.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 09-25-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By Gary Cain
Possibly. We don't have good enough views of...

Possibly. We don't have good enough views of them. Regardless, they have to be able to do this to be a true crusher. The last two pictures are literally one second apart.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 09-25-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Gary Cain
That's a gorgeous patch!

That's a gorgeous patch!
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 09-25-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By Gary Cain
Agree with the two comments. Crushers are rare. ...

Agree with the two comments. Crushers are rare. They can be balled up into your hand and put in a pocket. The hats above are "50 mission crush" hats. Not crushers.
Forum: Testing and Technical Advice 09-03-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By Gary Cain
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 07-26-2019, 04:28 PM
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Views: 165
Posted By Gary Cain
My daughter earned one of those!

My daughter earned one of those!
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 07-26-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By Gary Cain
They are designated M108 but were only issued in...

They are designated M108 but were only issued in the 1980's IIRC.
Forum: Crosses of the Wehrmacht 07-19-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By Gary Cain
It's OK, I bought it for 5 bucks as a repro and...

It's OK, I bought it for 5 bucks as a repro and was just confirming what i already kinda sorta knew.

Cheers!

Gary
Forum: Crosses of the Wehrmacht 07-18-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By Gary Cain
L/4 EK II Spange for review

I have my doubts about it.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 06-16-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Gary Cain
I have not seen a biographical wing that did. ...

I have not seen a biographical wing that did. Pretty much every fake I have ever seen though, does.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 06-15-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Gary Cain
Hi Mike, Yes, very typical of the A&C pins,...

Hi Mike,

Yes, very typical of the A&C pins, the one pictured in the book is not replaced.
I have seen two other Aircrew wings that used the same pin as the one in the book.
One was from a...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 06-15-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Gary Cain
Here is the EXACT wing type that is under...

Here is the EXACT wing type that is under consideration. A&C used different findings for different wings. The only known pin configuration for the Aircrew wings is this one.

This doesn't mean...
Forum: Testing and Technical Advice 06-14-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By Gary Cain
I have my images set on the smallest size and the...

I have my images set on the smallest size and the lowest detail and still no joy. Me thinks it is time to leave this site. Makes me sad but if i can't do even the basics here there is no point in...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 06-14-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Gary Cain
Look at the bottom of Page 117 of More Silver...

Look at the bottom of Page 117 of More Silver Wings, Pinks and Greens. As usual i can't post pictures here. The hinge is totally different from the A&C wing pictured in the book, which was...
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 06-08-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Gary Cain
Other than it being different from every other...

Other than it being different from every other known A&C wing I would agree with you.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 05-31-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Gary Cain
Thanks for the heads up!

Thanks for the heads up!
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 05-30-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By Gary Cain
Looks like something the Franklin Mint would...

Looks like something the Franklin Mint would produce.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 05-28-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Gary Cain
Those are some fantastic photographs my friend! ...

Those are some fantastic photographs my friend! Thanks for sharing them.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 05-28-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Gary Cain
I wouldn't go over 40 bucks my friend. Like I...

I wouldn't go over 40 bucks my friend. Like I said, the pin is completely wrong from known originals.
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 05-27-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Gary Cain
The pin doesn't conform to the others I have...

The pin doesn't conform to the others I have seen. The rest of it looks OK, but like has been said. Better pictures are an absolute must.
Forum: Testing and Technical Advice 05-17-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By Gary Cain
It's not a sizing issue Ed.

It's not a sizing issue Ed.
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