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Old 28-07-20, 02:04 PM
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Picked this brassard up locally from a largish UN collection. Nice clean example for the 3rd Bn Royal Australian Regiment. Correct me if 3rd Bn is not right. Displaying the insignia of their assignment. Commonwealth Forces patch as well the US. Presidential Unit Citation ribbon. A well made para wing. Possibly Asian made. The wing exhibits some characteristics of what I always associated (rightly or wrongly) with WW2 manufacture. This would likely date to late Korean War. 1953-54 or so. Best Jack


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I would say possibly worn in Korean 1953/54.

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Thanks Mick. Was the RAR Para trained or was it only this individual?
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Thanks Mick. Was the RAR Para trained or was it only this individual?
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I would say individual.

Delta Coy 6RAR was the first RAR subunit to be para trained and that was in the mid 1980s. 3RAR then became paratroopers up until a couple of years ago.

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Nice brassard! here is a pic I took at the AWM.
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Do you think it's made up?
Why would the US. Presidential Unit Citation be there?
What type of wing is that? Has anyone else seen that type of wing from the 50's with those colours?
Nice wing it just seems odd.
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