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    Post by ripcord on Sat Aug 24, 2013 6:44 pm

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    Hey all, again..

    My luck is holding well.

    Acquired these beautiful Finnish Insignia this week.  Finnish Para insignia Dscn0641
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    Post by squirrely on Sat Aug 24, 2013 9:11 pm

    Beautiful! What do the different colors of jump wings represent - number of jumps?
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    Post by ripcord on Sat Aug 24, 2013 9:28 pm

    I believe they represent Basic (copper), Senior ( silver), Master ( gold)
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    Post by vicka1971 on Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:00 pm

    Hey Sal,

    WOW and wow:shock: affraid  nice set of para you got. Best regards,Vitalis
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    Post by ripcord on Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:42 pm

    Hey Vitalis,

    Hope all went well in Kentucky ....

    Thanks for your input, been after these insignia ever since I saw your beret with the Para badge..

    So I guess it was you who inspired me to get off my duff to search for it.

    I was extremely fortunate....

    Thanks again, be well, Sal..
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    Post by loski on Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:16 am

    wow Sal that is nice
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    Post by ripcord on Sat Aug 31, 2013 2:36 pm

    Thanks Graham,

    I am still pinching myself..
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    Post by Stepi on Mon Sep 16, 2013 1:24 pm

    Very nice collection!

    Regarding the wings, as far as I know they go like this:

    Bronze: 5 jumps, this is the common one issued to conscripts of the LJK.
    Silver: 35 jumps, now this takes some time.
    Gold: 150 jumps, not many of these around.

    You're just missing the new subdued patch worn with the M05 uniform, I think I saw one for sale on ebay.de some time ago...
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    Post by ripcord on Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:53 pm

    Hey Stepi,

    Thanks for your comments, and the info  on the Para wings...

    Will check out ebay.de right now...

     Thanks for the tip...
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    Post by ripcord on Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:19 pm

    Para Insignia ( cut ), and obsolete Finn shoulder patches.

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    Post by hardflip on Fri Oct 24, 2014 4:17 pm

    I said come to Papi and they came.

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    Post by ripcord on Fri Oct 24, 2014 8:46 pm

    Nice catch, Pekka,

    Thanks for posting.

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    Post by vicka1971 on Fri Oct 24, 2014 10:41 pm

    Hey guys , you are really killing me:affraid: pale . Pekka, man , I'm happy for you. Best regards,Vitalis Very Happy
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    Post by ripcord on Thu Dec 11, 2014 10:39 pm

    I am certain we are not really killing you Vitalis, but if we are, I  do apologize.. pirat

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    Post by ripcord on Tue Jun 28, 2016 6:13 pm

    Seems the photos in the lead post have disappeared..

    Guess it's a good time for an update.


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