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Overseas cap for enlisted Paratrooper

Article about: I bought this Overseas cap at an antique store. I then purchased an original enlisted parachute infantryman patch to add on to the cap and complete the look. Does anybody else have one of th

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    I bought this Overseas cap at an antique store. I then purchased an original enlisted parachute infantryman patch to add on to the cap and complete the look. Does anybody else have one of these examples or ever seen one? I just want to make sure that the cap is the right one for the patch. I used a picture in Warman's ww2 collectibles 2nd edition to compare patch with



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    It looks right but be advised that most collectors tend to look down upon this kind of alteration of original militaria.

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    I see what you are saying, maybe it is best to just keep the patch and cap the way they are, and just display them together.

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    Default Re: Overseas cap for enlisted Paratrooper

    I would leave it be. - Nick K

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    Leave it, it would be easier to pick up an original

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