What is your rarest item in your collection?

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    Re: What is your rarest item in your collection?

    Post by misanthropic_gods on Mon Oct 18, 2010 5:09 am

    Wow..what a beaut.

    Great condition too!

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    Post by Sarge on Mon Oct 18, 2010 5:48 am

    Yep is in new condition and unfired as the vet couldn't find any ammo for it. It is one of about 6 or 8 taken out of a full crate in a bombed rail car by a group of Artillery officers in Italy. Only one (1) other of that group is known, a couple of numbers off of mine. I wonder if any of the others actually made it back to the US?
    I just thought of something else that I have in the "rare" catagory. This came from the vet who brought it back. It was in a dead SS soldiers back pack. I wish he had also gotten the Soldbuch! I added the colar tabs about 45 yrs ago to match photos I had seen. I also have the pants.
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    Re: What is your rarest item in your collection?

    Post by jose ramon on Mon Oct 18, 2010 6:08 am

    Sarge wrote:I don't have any photos of the uniforms and my camera died some time ago, so --
    Here is the P.38.
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    cheers bounce Impressive!

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    Re: What is your rarest item in your collection?

    Post by Camo_fiend on Mon Oct 18, 2010 1:35 pm

    Sarge wrote:I just thought of something else that I have in the "rare" catagory. This came from the vet who brought it back. It was in a dead SS soldiers back pack. I wish he had also gotten the Soldbuch! I added the colar tabs about 45 yrs ago to match photos I had seen. I also have the pants.
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    All I can say is WOW! That's an awesome piece to have, for sure.


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    Re: What is your rarest item in your collection?

    Post by misanthropic_gods on Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:07 am

    cobalt545 wrote:

    I've been looking for one of those AOR hats for quite a while. Any advice on where I should go to acquire one?

    I got mine from a person who got it at a flea market from a Seabee.

    Pretty much the only place I have seen ANY AOR come up regularly is Ebay...and for exorbitant prices.

    Best of luck to you in finding one...they are pretty damn rare from what I have seen. In fact.. now that I think about it...I dont think i've seen another boonie for sale as of yet


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    Re: What is your rarest item in your collection?

    Post by cobalt545 on Tue Oct 19, 2010 10:57 am

    misanthropic_gods wrote:
    cobalt545 wrote:

    I've been looking for one of those AOR hats for quite a while. Any advice on where I should go to acquire one?

    I got mine from a person who got it at a flea market from a Seabee.

    Pretty much the only place I have seen ANY AOR come up regularly is Ebay...and for exorbitant prices.

    Best of luck to you in finding one...they are pretty damn rare from what I have seen. In fact.. now that I think about it...I dont think i've seen another boonie for sale as of yet


    Alright, I'll keep my eyes open then. Would be sweet to get one of those and the new MARPAT-looking NWU hat that just came out. I'm really enjoying collecting US Navy camo lately.

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    Re: What is your rarest item in your collection?

    Post by misanthropic_gods on Tue Oct 19, 2010 3:21 pm

    cobalt545 wrote:
    misanthropic_gods wrote:
    cobalt545 wrote:

    I've been looking for one of those AOR hats for quite a while. Any advice on where I should go to acquire one?

    I got mine from a person who got it at a flea market from a Seabee.

    Pretty much the only place I have seen ANY AOR come up regularly is Ebay...and for exorbitant prices.

    Best of luck to you in finding one...they are pretty damn rare from what I have seen. In fact.. now that I think about it...I dont think i've seen another boonie for sale as of yet


    Alright, I'll keep my eyes open then. Would be sweet to get one of those and the new MARPAT-looking NWU hat that just came out. I'm really enjoying collecting US Navy camo lately.

    The AOR2/Digi1/NWU3 is pretty cool, but its not quite Marpat looking. It has much more pea green and less brown. It seems like it will work well.

    It is also currently the only USN trial pattern im missing for this current bout of camo. I have all the NWU trial pattern and the AOR2

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    Re: What is your rarest item in your collection?

    Post by cobalt545 on Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:42 pm

    misanthropic_gods wrote:

    The AOR2/Digi1/NWU3 is pretty cool, but its not quite Marpat looking. It has much more pea green and less brown. It seems like it will work well.

    It is also currently the only USN trial pattern im missing for this current bout of camo. I have all the NWU trial pattern and the AOR2

    I've got a couple of the blue digital NWU hats. I'm currently seeking the blue woodland looking one that was being tested. The NWU3 is awesome looking and I'm looking forward to finding one. Is the NWU3 made by Sekri like the other Navy hats?

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    Re: What is your rarest item in your collection?

    Post by misanthropic_gods on Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:58 pm

    cobalt545 wrote:
    misanthropic_gods wrote:

    The AOR2/Digi1/NWU3 is pretty cool, but its not quite Marpat looking. It has much more pea green and less brown. It seems like it will work well.

    It is also currently the only USN trial pattern im missing for this current bout of camo. I have all the NWU trial pattern and the AOR2

    I've got a couple of the blue digital NWU hats. I'm currently seeking the blue woodland looking one that was being tested. The NWU3 is awesome looking and I'm looking forward to finding one. Is the NWU3 made by Sekri like the other Navy hats?

    No clue..I dont have any NWU3, and I dont have any of the NWU covers except the NWU2

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    Re: What is your rarest item in your collection?

    Post by einstrichkeinstrich on Sat Oct 23, 2010 5:15 pm

    I haven't got photos of it but I've got a tin of East German army E-portion biscuits that were stored in vehicles and given out as "emergency rations". The plastic is still on the metal tin with the tags intact.

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