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Article about: G'day all I was just going through my junk pile and rediscovered this one, is it a WW2 type or a 50's or later type? It's always been stored with my post war pile Thanks in advance

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    G'day all

    I was just going through my junk pile and rediscovered this one, is it a WW2 type or a 50's or later type? It's always been stored with my post war pile
    Thanks in advance
    Regards
    René

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    I believe this one is post ww2 50s the chevron are definitely postwar, also the ww2 shirts the pocket are much more pointed

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    Quote by gel65 View Post
    I believe this one is post ww2 50s the chevron are definitely postwar, also the ww2 shirts the pocket are much more pointed
    Cheers Mate, as I suspected
    Regards
    René

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    I forgot I had this one so they will go well together
    Regards
    René

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    hi just saw this post, if i remember rightly the crossed rifles came into use around 1955-56

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    Quote by gunnerjohn View Post
    hi just saw this post, if i remember rightly the crossed rifles came into use around 1955-56
    Cheers Gunnerjohn and welcome aboard Mate, I'm not sure but you could be right? this Vandegrift is 53/54 dated, so the rank insignia could have been added after this mfg date?
    Regards
    René

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    hi, nice Vande. yes they should go well together, the marines are well known to keep using older stuff with updated rank insignia, i assume the EGA are period.

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    Quote by gunnerjohn View Post
    hi, nice Vande. yes they should go well together, the marines are well known to keep using older stuff with updated rank insignia, i assume the EGA are period.
    Yep they are of the fouled variety
    Regards
    René

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    cool.be really nice if you had some trousers to go with them,oh and don't forget the sand scarf, lol!

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