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Old 09-05-18, 03:04 AM
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Default Canadian para wing differs from various numbered types

I picked this Canadian paratrooper wing up as it seemed to differ slightly (another variant?) from the various numbered types posted in other threads. It has only 7 shroud lines while all of the others except for one have 8 shroud lines. The one exception with 7 shroud lines (Type 6) is the British made wing with thicker shroud lines and a Kelly green background color while all of the other wings have a very dark green color that is almost black with 8 shroud lines. This para wing is slightly padded and my guess maybe a private purchase piece but is it post war or WW2?

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Old 09-05-18, 11:49 AM
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Hi tonomachi. Nice looking set of wings. From the padding it would suggest post war wear.
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Old 09-05-18, 02:26 PM
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Hi tonomachi. Nice looking set of wings. From the padding it would suggest post war wear.
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I agree post war, the padded wing is unusual. From the backing it appears to be British made.

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I agree post war, the padded wing is unusual. From the backing it appears to be British made.

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I tried to get a side top view of this wing to show that it is only slightly padded.

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