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Article about: hiya guys here we have another good set of WW2 airborne jump wings its had is pin replaced but Ive been told all is good this was another eBay bargain

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    hiya guys

    here we have another good set of WW2 airborne jump wings its had is pin replaced but Ive been told all is good this was another eBay bargain
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    Default Re: WW2 US Airborne jump wings

    the "Sterling" markings are really nice on yours.
    It is original right???

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    Default Re: WW2 US Airborne jump wings

    these have been confirmed as real with its pin being replaced most likely due to the original being broken.

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    Cool! Maybe replaced because of another drunkin night at a dining in?

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    could be a possibility

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    Hi, Nick ! ........... Nice little wings !

    The catch with missing roller is brass or bronze, and so too is the pin. Early WWII American
    'Sterling' insignia sometimes have these fittings, so the pin may be original .........?
    I've seen quite a few US badges where common 'sewing pins' have been bent and fashioned
    into a replacement or to hold a pin in place on the mounting hardware.

    Airborne wings are highly sought after on E-Bay I've noticed, and don't go very cheaply
    most of the time. It's great to hear you got a good deal on an original !

    It looks as though someone has punched initials or a design into the back of these........!
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    cheers steve

    for 14 they were more then bargain they were a steal

    as for the punch marks its been suggested they may have been a drinks game indicator or maybe how many jumps they made but i guess i'll never know

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