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    Early Afghan Commando Uniform

    tlundberg1
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    Post by tlundberg1 Wed Jun 10, 2015 9:44 pm

    Used from early 1970's to early 1980's.

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    ripcord
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    Post by ripcord Wed Jun 10, 2015 10:08 pm

    Wonderfully strange cut and a pattern that reminds me of M29.

    Have only seen these in photos...


    Indeed a very unique set. Congrats...

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    Camonut314
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    Post by Camonut314 Wed Jun 10, 2015 10:21 pm

    I have never even seen it in photos! Wonderful! I just got finished reading a book on Afghanistan and the Soviet period to me is especially fascinating.
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    Post by brencam Fri Jun 12, 2015 6:26 pm

    Hi Tom
    I think I have one of these stuck away somewhere
    Rumour was that about 10 made it back to the US
    Quality of cloth and stitching terrible
    Have always dreamer of picking up the almost Bulgarian geometric minus the splinters-but sadly have never had one in my hands
    Very nice
    Bren
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    Post by nkomo Sat Jun 13, 2015 2:53 am

    DAMN! What a great set!


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