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Article about: Hello, Here is some items i recently got in an estate sale.Any comments or description would be much appreciated. I am new to collecting and am very much enjoying it! Thanks Robert these hat

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    Default Various items of a new collector info or comments

    Hello,
    Here is some items i recently got in an estate sale.Any comments or description would be much appreciated. I am new to collecting and am very much enjoying it!

    Thanks
    Robert

    these hats are not with the ww2 items.. the last hats are. Sorry
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    Some nice items there. The military hats are definately WWII. The police hat looks to be 1950's to early 60's. What is the patch on the jacket?

    Cheers
    Gary

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    here is a scan of the patches that appear on the shirts, and others that i have a bunch of.
    plus some other various items, I also have the mans name that was in ww2, documents from the war dept ( in 1950 mostly those) he worked at WPAFB near where i live. i got a few other items that he collected too..that i dont know much about if youre interested !
    Thanks again and allcomments are appreciated.

    Robert
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    H Robert, the blue USAF tunic is of course post war.

    The greatcoat is wartime and appears to have the economy plastic buttons. Check the pocket for a label.

    I used to have a Pro Kit in my old US collection and these are WW2 era too.

    The insignia and leggings are also fine.

    The foot powder I cannot say for sure but it could be period.

    What is the little tool for? Again it is wartime going by the property marking.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Hi!! Thanks for the reply.The tool if you are refering to what i think you are is a Tape dispenser, maybe bakelite?On the back it says "scotch tape" i will post that pic as well but i have not been able to find another like it. and as for the kits i have 3 left, I sold one that was opened but the other 3 i have arent opened.i will post a few more pics of other things.I do appreciate the information.

    Robert
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    I wore the IKE Jacket and that winter hat, our Kaki summer hat was with the Kaki pants & shirt 1956 - 1957, 58 they made me buy the new green uniform or no discharge

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    Hi Robert, thanks. I recognise what it is now you have said

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Ade, there were about 20 guys waiting for discharge, refused to buy the Green uniform, they wanted me to join but I just wanted out... I don't think they won because of Army clothing allowance

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    I love the USAAF tape dispenser!!

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