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Offline Tom E. Gunn

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New museum acquisitions today
« on: May 17, 2017, 12:15:42 PM »
We had some really good unsolicited donations today. A guy stopped off at the museum and wondered if we would be interested in some stuff he had in the back of his car. We stepped outside to take a look and were pleasantly surprised to say the least! Turns out the guy was an ex RAF policeman. What he had was a full-size mannequin clad in his lightweight DPM uniform complete with helmet, web-harness and boots. He also gave us his DPM Bergen rucksack which contained three more lightweight DPM uniforms and assorted headgear. Naturally we were delighted to accept it! Not only that, but he told us he has some more items relating to his service which he will drop off in the near future!
« Last Edit: May 17, 2017, 12:19:16 PM by Tom E. Gunn »
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Re: New museum acquisitions today
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2017, 01:00:49 PM »
Nice donation! With the mannequin no less.

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Re: New museum acquisitions today
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2017, 01:15:06 PM »
Ian,

That was very nice of the Soldier to donate these items.. Good for you and the team..

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Re: New museum acquisitions today
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2017, 03:32:00 PM »
  Just when you think you have seen it all, they show up with a ready made exhibit, mannequin and all! Great looking display and congrats! I always thought the dpm style was classy for a camo uniform.   Scott
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Re: New museum acquisitions today
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2017, 05:56:36 PM »
Looks brand new.

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Re: New museum acquisitions today
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2017, 10:54:36 PM »
Looks brand new.

Not far off Gary...I think the term is "lightly used"!
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