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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #30 on: August 23, 2015, 08:19:32 AM »
The guy on the extreme left as we look at the picture , wears a "BLOND" hooded B11 !!! 
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #31 on: August 24, 2015, 01:07:44 PM »
A prime example of what you dont want to see if your looking to purchase one of these jackets


This is the commercially made example of the Type B11
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #32 on: August 24, 2015, 11:48:34 PM »
Good point. The problem is that such labels have a habit of becoming "detached"....if you know what I mean!?  :o So, as always caveat emptor!
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #33 on: November 07, 2015, 11:29:19 AM »
Another "PARKA" being worn , this time from the  365th FG

I think this is a Type B11 (guy in the middle ,front)   he is also wearing a pair of A9(A9a)  trigger mittens

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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #34 on: November 07, 2015, 12:30:05 PM »
Just a few years later....
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #35 on: November 17, 2016, 11:15:31 AM »
BOOM ! At last !!  i finally nabbed myself a B7 !! :D :D :D
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #36 on: November 17, 2016, 11:31:34 AM »
Looks like a real beauty Carl...congrats!
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #37 on: November 17, 2016, 11:35:57 AM »
Many thanks Ian , im so glad i never sold my Type A6 pants that go with this jacket now ! :D   To say im happy is an understatement !
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #38 on: November 17, 2016, 11:38:55 AM »
SWEET!!!!

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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #39 on: November 17, 2016, 11:41:30 AM »
Thanks Paul ,  i knew i was laid up for a reason the knee op did some good for the collection !! ;D
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #40 on: November 17, 2016, 01:55:05 PM »
Very nice addition to your bursting at the seams collection  ;D
Looks in excellent condition
Nice one

Lee

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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #41 on: November 17, 2016, 09:38:08 PM »
   Great addition Carl! always great to get a sought after item when recuperating. Get well soon and keep your spirits up!  Scott
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #42 on: November 18, 2016, 03:05:30 AM »
Very nice addition to your bursting at the seams collection  ;D
Looks in excellent condition
Nice one

Lee

Thanks Lee !  quite correct at the "bursting at the seams" comment , im supposed to be thinning it out !  but theres always somthing that we like that crops up ! ::)

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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #43 on: November 18, 2016, 03:08:19 AM »
   Great addition Carl! always great to get a sought after item when recuperating. Get well soon and keep your spirits up!  Scott

Thanks Scott !   Yes its always a great feeling after the chase and  hard haggling ,then the euphoria of actually knowing its yours ! Then the "opppss gotta pay for this now !!"  lol

Thanks for the wishes ,  yes im getting around very easily now ,thank you  :)
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