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WWII British Airborne Wing?
Old 01-23-2020, 09:09 PM   #1
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Hello everyone, does this look like a authentic WWII period wing? I tried looking at other examples and I couldn't find an exact match.

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Old 01-24-2020, 10:27 AM   #2
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I feel this exhibits characteristics of a WW2 period wing. It is Untrimmed which you will find as well as examples trimmed closer to the wing. Near horizontal stitching on the wings themselves.
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Old 01-24-2020, 11:52 AM   #3
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Yes a nice example of an original WWII Parachutist qualification wing.

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Thanks so much!

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Old 01-24-2020, 12:23 PM   #5
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It also appears from the reverse to have had a pin type device stitched in. This would have allowed for easy on off when cleaning the uniform.
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Old 01-25-2020, 10:20 AM   #6
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Yes it is an oirginal example, often called the split feather type.


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