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Old 05-01-21, 05:18 PM
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Default SAAF Navigator's BD blouse and crush cap

In the due time I have put together a nice uniforms lot. After having won on an auction a WW2 SAAF crush cap, I have decided that it could go with a SAAF Lieutenant's Navigator's/Observer's USA made War Aid BD blouse, dated 1943, I had also found for sale on the web. I would not say that the operation has been financially painless, but still is a couple of items that go fairly well together and nice to look at. The up swept Navigator's/Observer's half wing, technically the only SAAF indicator on the BD blouse, seems to be pretty genuine to me: what's your opinion, gents?
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Old 11-01-21, 09:33 AM
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Default Half wing

So I must desume that the half wing is genuine?
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Old 11-01-21, 11:26 AM
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Hi
Yes it looks correct to me .
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Old 12-01-21, 07:32 AM
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Very nice!
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Old 13-01-21, 12:27 PM
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Very nice!
thank you Alex!
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Old 13-01-21, 12:28 PM
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Yes it looks correct to me .
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thank you Steve
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Old 23-01-21, 08:15 PM
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In the due time I have put together a nice uniforms lot. After having won on an auction a WW2 SAAF crush cap, I have decided that it could go with a SAAF Lieutenant's Navigator's/Observer's USA made War Aid BD blouse, dated 1943, I had also found for sale on the web. I would not say that the operation has been financially painless, but still is a couple of items that go fairly well together and nice to look at. The up swept Navigator's/Observer's half wing, technically the only SAAF indicator on the BD blouse, seems to be pretty genuine to me: what's your opinion, gents?
Very nice, well done.
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Old 29-01-21, 08:08 PM
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Very nice, well done.
Thank you Brian
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