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Old 27-12-20, 05:16 AM
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Default Parchute wing Glows like a xmas tree

Hi Team

I have had this wing for a while and put it in my questionalble box.

Note horizontal feathers however it glows like a xmas tree.

Would this be a reproduction or made for reinactors?

Or could this be a legit modern era wing?If so which years.

Its xmas, Im holiday so I thought I would ask for opinions.

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Old 27-12-20, 11:10 AM
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Phill, I believe this is a genuine but more modern Australian wing.

See this link.

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Old 27-12-20, 12:02 PM
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Luc is right Phill.

This wing was worn from the 50's on.

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Old 27-12-20, 05:38 PM
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Thanks Luc/Paul

Good to have it ID as Aussie, my thoughts were British.

Paul as Luc mentioned would this be more modern era ie 1960's-80's era because of it glow, than say 1950's.

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Old 27-12-20, 06:35 PM
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Thank Luc

I checked the Link and it looks more like the early 1980's 6RAR era

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Old 28-12-20, 04:32 AM
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I think you were right first time Phill with it dating from the 60's. See 'ANZAC Elite' no 40 - 41.

Now a nice old wing!

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Old 28-12-20, 05:52 PM
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Thanks Paul

Will date it to the 1960's , much appreciated.

Its good to know its an older wing.

Counted your feathers lately

Phill
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Does one assume someone may have had a Rhodie wing in their collection without knowing? :-)
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Thanks Paul

Will date it to the 1960's , much appreciated.

Its good to know its an older wing.

Counted your feathers lately

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Old 29-12-20, 03:00 AM
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Yes I have Philli. That was great detective work by you and Alan.

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Old 29-12-20, 03:51 AM
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Does one assume someone may have had a Rhodie wing in their collection without knowing? :-)
Hi Jon

I would have to pass on that as I have no experiance on collecting commonwealth wings.

It would good to confirm if its a Rhodie wing.

Currently it sits as a Aussie wing, would welcome more input and examples

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