Please identify this

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  1. regius

    regius Active Member

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  2. regius

    regius Active Member

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    No background info to add whatsoever, got from ebay at a very low price. What I’d hope to find out is something related to the owner, what the patch means. The jacket itself is obviously a Spiewak goatskin. Thanks


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  3. johnwayne

    johnwayne Well-Known Member

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    One of 25000 from the May 1942 contract, the only one I believe Spiewak had.
     
  4. Pilot

    Pilot Well-Known Member

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    Nice patch...any idea about the unit/group/squadron?
     
  5. Changeling

    Changeling New Member

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    Squadron patch could be the 449th Bomb Group, I saw a close match in an article on Google called MIA: No Man Left Behind.
     
  6. stanier

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  7. Carl

    Carl Well-Known Member

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    The patch is being called out as a repro on another page unfortunatley :(
     
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  8. stanier

    stanier Well-Known Member

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    Hi Carl, what the one on the jacket is a repro?

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  9. unclegrumpy

    unclegrumpy Well-Known Member

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  10. Carl

    Carl Well-Known Member

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    Apprently so Chris :eek:
     
  11. johnwayne

    johnwayne Well-Known Member

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    Don't see why someone would put a repro patch on a jacket in that condition? The jacket doesn't need it to help sell it - do we know if the patch in the other thread is 'that' patch or just another one the same? Ok so many of the BG were painted leather but that doesn't mean some embroidered ones didn't exist! I'm no expert but it doesn't makes sense to me, now if the jacket was in good nick and all there as one but even then it's not like it's adding provenance as such. Interesting though!!
     

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