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A Bunch of Wings
« on: October 24, 2016, 02:45:30 PM »
I am just starting to unpack my stuff after a move. This is my wing collection, save my CBI wings.

These are my WWII wings.....
And once by God, I was a Marine!
—Actor Lee Marvin, circa, 1967, about serving in WW II

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Re: A Bunch of Wings
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2016, 02:47:15 PM »
Theses are WWI AAF, and shortly after.
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Re: A Bunch of Wings
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2016, 02:48:20 PM »
....And Navy Wings.
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Re: A Bunch of Wings
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2016, 02:50:36 PM »
The photoessays aren't the best, but I'm running out of gas. If anyone would like to see more, please let me know. There are other Wings that I have already displayed.
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Re: A Bunch of Wings
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2016, 06:09:44 AM »
Yep, that's a bunch. Nice collection.


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Re: A Bunch of Wings
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2016, 11:15:22 AM »
Top notch JS !! Thanks for letting us see them !! Are most of them pin backed ?maker marked ?

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Re: A Bunch of Wings
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2016, 11:33:59 AM »
Top notch JS !! Thanks for letting us see them !! Are most of them pin backed ?maker marked ?
LB

Here you are LB, hope you can read them.

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Re: A Bunch of Wings
« Reply #7 on: October 25, 2016, 11:55:40 AM »
Is that an Ivory wing in the centre or bone JS ?? :o
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Re: A Bunch of Wings
« Reply #8 on: October 26, 2016, 07:42:00 AM »
It is bone carved by a POW, the pin was added later.
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Re: A Bunch of Wings
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2016, 10:26:22 AM »
Amazing collection, JS, especially the WWI wings!
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