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Offline Desertrat

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An oddity for you USAAF collectors out there...
« on: December 28, 2017, 11:03:44 AM »
a reversed Weather Specialist cuff patch.

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Re: An oddity for you USAAF collectors out there...
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2017, 12:04:14 PM »
Good eye DS and nice pickup.

Manufacturing error or were they authorized by OQMC Left and right specialist cuff badge?

Me thinks its the former.

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Re: An oddity for you USAAF collectors out there...
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2017, 12:20:20 PM »
I agree...there is no reason that I can think of that they needed a left facing weather vane since they were not worn on both sleeves.

also, you just don't see that many of them surface.
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Re: An oddity for you USAAF collectors out there...
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2017, 02:50:07 PM »
Very different !! :o
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Re: An oddity for you USAAF collectors out there...
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2017, 10:17:15 PM »
  Very interesting and good eye! You never know what will turn up in a patch lot.   Scott
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