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Very rare luftwaffe breast eagle
Old 08-19-2019, 11:51 AM   #1
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Very rarte Luftwaffe breast eagle. From the George Peterson collection. I be.lieve it is for one of the summer flight suites. Which suit do members think this matches to?
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Old 08-19-2019, 04:20 PM   #2
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Gorgeous example, likely for the Mediterranean summer flight jacket
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Old 08-19-2019, 04:33 PM   #3
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I take it this would be a private purchase eagle. Horrible looking bird I would not want this on my flight suit. Just a plain inlisted or officers bullion eagle looks fine not this monster. Having said that you do see some really odd ball eagles. Maybe for an early flight suit, experimental.
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Old 08-19-2019, 08:32 PM   #4
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Great looking bird, from the neck down, that is!
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Old 08-20-2019, 09:13 AM   #5
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Being 1st. model drop tail eagle I would associate this eagle to summer overalls.
Rare, surely were not approved for regulation.
George Petersen used to not have junk in his collection; I like it.
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Old 08-20-2019, 09:38 AM   #6
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Yes, nice private purchase eagle for the summer flight suit. So many of the early droop tail private purchase ones have the same akward look.

Speaking of GP, I just saw him on Saturday when he was in town.
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Old 08-22-2019, 04:26 AM   #7
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Agree Willi,
here some more early strange birds
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Old 08-22-2019, 07:53 AM   #8
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Agree Willi,
here some more early strange birds
That's the same manufacturer at the bottom
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Old 08-22-2019, 09:23 PM   #9
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Great looking eagles, all of them
Even though they are unusual looking.
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