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Old 27-12-18, 04:35 PM
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Default Force 136 wings?

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a friend of mine has acquired a WW II HBT overall with these 2 wings.
One of the wings is attached to the overall with buttons.

Can anyone identify if these wings, to my knowledge related to SOE/ Force 136, are authentic..?
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Old 27-12-18, 09:14 PM
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The para wings are nice originals. Im not 100% sure about the Force 136/ SOE pattern im afraid.
Ive not seen BD material used on the rear of far east made wings, so dont want to mislead you either way.
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Old 29-12-18, 09:51 AM
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Thanks Jon for the feedback.

That leaves the SOE wing.. Anyone?
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Old 29-12-18, 02:05 PM
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Personally, I'm not a fan of the SOE wings. The construction using the thicker 'wooley' thread, exceptional condition of the press studs and the overall look of having recently been made leads me to believe these are not original.

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Old 31-12-18, 04:16 PM
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Thanks Paul, makes sense. If there are any reference photos out there that would be great.

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Hello Bas,

Per your request, here are photos of two wings that I believe are associated with SOE/Force 136.

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Donovan
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Old 11-01-19, 08:03 AM
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Worth adding an image of the Force 133 Wing for comparison too - this one is attributed
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Old 11-01-19, 11:30 AM
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Bloody nice wings chaps
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Old 11-01-19, 06:39 PM
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Great thanks gentlemen, much obliged!
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Old 12-01-19, 02:39 PM
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One of the wings is attached to the overall with buttons.
A replica in my opinion. Possibly made in France, at least that's where this type shows up regularly.
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Old 13-01-19, 09:18 PM
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Ok thanks for the comment Luc
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