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m1942 us airborne jump jacket (fake or true?)

Article about: Hi, I am new to this web site, my hope is that someone more expert than me could help me about militaria when I am going to buy something. I found on sale on ebay this paratrooper jacket, th

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    Default m1942 us airborne jump jacket (fake or true?)

    Hi, I am new to this web site, my hope is that someone more expert than me could help me about militaria when I am going to buy something.

    I found on sale on ebay this paratrooper jacket, the seller said that he bought it during a gun show in the 80' and he think that the jacket is original, I asked him to send me some photos of the stitches and this is what I received.
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    I know that is very unusual to find something like thin sewn on a paratrooper jacket, and probably this jacket is a post war one but once i saw a tag similar to this sewn Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	458808on an original pair of paratrooper jump pants m1942 so I decided to post the photo and hear your opinion.

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    NCA
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    Default Re: m1942 us airborne jump jacket (fake or true?)

    Strange spec tag...Isnt it usually inside one of the pockets?

    I'm gonna stick my neck out here and say 'repro'.

    Just google avirex...

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    Default Re: m1942 us airborne jump jacket (fake or true?)

    Reproduction.

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    Default Re: m1942 us airborne jump jacket (fake or true?)

    Repro Avirex is a modern clothing company

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