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Old 27-10-22, 01:42 PM
wasaraftype wasaraftype is offline
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Hi all,

I recently posted a thread regarding a possible RAF WWI eagle, it being a lighter shade than normal. Dave Parsons had one in his excellent PDF file book as a variant.

There were no replies to my post but now I have acquired a couple of possible RAF Mechanic 1st Class (LAC) patches in a similar light colour. I have never seen the patches with a wool/felt background unless accredited to early RAF.

I noted the 2 black thread lines on the propellers are from left to right on both my versions. They are also near identical in design. All subsequent later versions I have seen are right to left. Whether this is another indication of early use I am not sure.

Any comments would be most appreciated.


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Graham
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Old 28-10-22, 07:39 AM
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I recommend you look through 'dragon166's' albums as he has a huge selection of variations.
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Old 28-10-22, 01:25 PM
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Hi Alex,

Dragon166 was the late Dave Parsons.

My reference to the lighter eagle is where that came from.


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Graham
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Old 29-10-22, 08:00 AM
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Ok sorry...his references are superb, such a shame he passed.
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