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8th af Ike , with British made insignia
« on: September 19, 2015, 12:52:57 PM »
Just snagged this little item , thanks to our very own MASON K !!  ,   Thoughts on it please guys  ???







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Re: 8th af Ike , with British made insignia
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2015, 01:25:10 PM »
Nice LTB !

Now, all you need is a sterling Aircrew wing and a 3 place ribbon bar. ( Air Medal, Good Conduct and EAME )


Well done.


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Re: 8th af Ike , with British made insignia
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2015, 01:30:43 PM »
Nice LTB !

Now, all you need is a sterling Aircrew wing and a 3 place ribbon bar. ( Air Medal, Good Conduct and EAME )


Well done.


KTB

Thanks K !   funny you should mention the aircrew wing !  the guy is throwing in a 3" clutched backed pair ! !

Can anyone help with the ribbon rack please ??  its somthing i know absolutely nothing about !! :-\
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Re: 8th af Ike , with British made insignia
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2015, 08:59:07 AM »
Nice pickup, LB! Considered bidding myself, however knew you would appreciate it more. Glad you were able to acquire it, and for a great price too!
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Re: 8th af Ike , with British made insignia
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2015, 09:02:37 AM »
thanks Eric !! it is rather sweet !!!  8)
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Re: 8th af Ike , with British made insignia
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2015, 06:17:12 PM »
Got that stubby wing 8th patch I see :)

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Re: 8th af Ike , with British made insignia
« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2015, 01:19:03 PM »
Got that stubby wing 8th patch I see :)

I just love those "stubbys" Dan , cant get enough of them  ;)
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Re: 8th af Ike , with British made insignia
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2016, 12:25:00 PM »
It looks even better in the "flesh" !!!  :)  Glad to have this one safely in my hands . 

Pics to follow as soon as i can get them done
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Re: 8th af Ike , with British made insignia
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2016, 01:23:24 PM »
Waiting.


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Re: 8th af Ike , with British made insignia
« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2016, 12:33:14 PM »
Not long now K ! ;)
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Re: 8th af Ike , with British made insignia
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Re: 8th af Ike , with British made insignia
« Reply #11 on: July 02, 2016, 08:07:41 AM »
Yep, nice !


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Re: 8th af Ike , with British made insignia
« Reply #12 on: July 02, 2016, 08:09:53 AM »
Shame there is no name , laundry marks on it K  :(
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Re: 8th af Ike , with British made insignia
« Reply #13 on: July 02, 2016, 08:44:54 AM »
Nice example. I've always like the decorative cross-stitching that GIs often used. ( BTW..that Ike could use a plausible ribbon bar!)  ;)
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Re: 8th af Ike , with British made insignia
« Reply #14 on: July 02, 2016, 09:11:22 AM »
Nice example. I've always like the decorative cross-stitching that GIs often used. ( BTW..that Ike could use a plausible ribbon bar!)  ;)

Certainly would benefit it  :)
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