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Old 30-11-09, 10:09 PM
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Default SAS wings, what period?

My apologies for the poor picture quality, I had to take them using artificial light which doesn't do the colours justice.

I believe these to be genuine SAS wings, but I'm unsure about the period of use. I've already asked 2 experienced collectors of SAS militaria; according to one they are WWII issue but to the other they are '50-'60 issue.

Any more suggestions? I would like to get the description correct before I list them on ebay.

I've tested a loose thread found on the front and the backing material and both were cotton.
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Old 01-12-09, 08:28 AM
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TBH I'd say they are mid-late 40s to 50s, if they were early 40s I'd expect more of a handmade quality.

Just MHO though

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Old 01-12-09, 09:35 AM
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Thanks Tom!
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Old 01-12-09, 11:44 PM
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I wouldnt say WW2 by the design of the parachute,but a nice set either way mate.
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i would think 50s or 60s myself,

humble opinion

based on design,

Luc can you advise when on ebay

i will have acrack at them at any rate
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Old 02-12-09, 08:11 PM
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http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...m=320456760274

And no I haven't put your or Jon's estimate of date of production in the description as it was already listed.
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