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M42 Jump Jacket

Article about: I just bought this off of another forum today and I am so excited! The zipper is most likely period replaced and it has remnants of once having a name tape, 101st patch, and a sergeant rank.

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    Thanks for sharing John, one you'll own forever !

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    Quote by BlackCat1982 View Post
    Very nice piece. Would be good to know who the laundry mark actually was, but it looks salty original and great with your collection.
    Im already in the process of trying to identify him. Without knowing a name and where the vet was from its pretty difficult. I ran a laundry number search and two pages of vets came up with 57 vets with the same number. Since I know he was in the 101st I just need to find some rosters.

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    You can use the term "When it rains it pours" in collecting too! Just got two 82nd jackets that are most likely from the same vet (not related to the jump jacket). Same rank, awards, size, & division. I have been waiting for a 504th item for more than two years and Im stoked to finally snag something! If you guys are interested I can take more photos and make a new thread tomorrow!
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    RMD is offline


    There it is, John, in hand! Awesome!! Congratulations!

    .. Hey, the delivery box may have perished, but the jacket lives on!!!!!!!!!

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