Vietnam USAF Jungle Cowboy Hat Thailand + Flight Suit
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Sold Date: 02/11/2008
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Militaria & Weapons
I'm in the process of thinning out a portion of my personal military aviation collection, and have this original Vietnam / SE Asia era in-county jungle hat along with a well used fight suit combo up for auction this week.This particular bush hat is an outstanding example of the infamous "go-to-hell" cowboy hat worn by essentially all of the USAF aircrew and ground crews in SE Asia. In excellent condition, it has a red interior, but with the exception of a stamped "6", t are no maker or manufacturer's marks evident. A pin backed Major's insignia is affixed to the front, and a great looking "Thailand" tab on the right flap. Both snaps are intact, and it even still has the thin mesh over the vent covers and the plastic holder for the chin strap.The flight suit does not have an interior tag and an area indicating a sewn repair to the back, along with a smattering of moth nipping to the lower pockets. The flight suit has been worn, but t is also no indication that any patches or insignia were ever sewn on, and all of the snaps and zippers are intact and function. Great for a mannequin display.High bidder to pay with PayPal or a money order (preferred for immediate shipment) or a personal check (held for the usual clearance period).Good luck with your bidding an please feel free to email me with any questions. February 05, 2008; additional photos request: In response to a number of requests, I've posted a few more photos showing the tab ... ... how it is sewn to the hat ... ... and a shot of the mesh over the air vent.F-100 North American Super Sabre F-100A F-100C F-100D F-100F F-101 McDonnell Voodoo F-101A F-101B F-101C F-102 Convair Delta Dagger F-102A F-102B F-104 Lockheed Starfighter F-104A F-104B F-104C F-104D F-104G F-105 Republic Aviation Thunderchief F-105A F-105B F-105D F-105F F-105G F-106 Convair Delta Dart F-106A F-106B F-110 F-4 McDonnell Douglas Phantom II F-4A F-4B F-4C F-4D F-4F F-4J F-4G F-110 RF-101 RF-101A RF-101B RF-101C RF-101G BS B-66 B-66A RB-66 RB-66A BW B-52 Boeing Stratofortress B-52A B-52D B-52F B-52G C-123 RF-4 RF-4C C-130 Puff Magic Dragon C-119 Spectre AC-47 Buff Sluf Sluff A-7 A-7D KC-135 KC-135A Toy Tiger Steel Tiger Arc Light 555thn TFS Triple Nickel7th Air Force AF 2nd Air Division AD 8th Tactical Fighter Wing 35th 307th 355th 366th 388th 432nd Reconnaissance 4th 35th 44th 45th 58th FIS 307th 336th 345th 389th 390th 421st 433rd 435th 469th 480th 523d 333rd 357th 366th 421st Nickel in on the grass Tahkli Takhli Korat Project Bullet B-57 Martin B-57A B-57B B-57C RB-57 RB-57A RB-57B RB-57C SAM SA-2 Missile Slayer Examiner Qualified Wild Weasel YGBSM MiG Killer Suppression Gunfighter Gunfighters North Vietnam Bolo Ace Hanoi Hilton Downtown Ultra Hog Haiphong Misty 100 Missions Msns Pak Six Rt VI Guam Anderson AFB Rte Pak I II III IV V VIA Mig 21 Mig 17 Mig 19 Robin Old Steve Ritchie One-O-Wonder Green Python TSN Udorn Ubon Cam Rahn Bay Thud Ridge TFW TRS TRW Standard ARM HARM Anti-Radiation Sidewinder Skyraider Da Nang Vulcan Pave Knife AAA AIM-4 AIM-7 AIM-9 20mm Sparrow air-to-air air-to-ground CAP DeBellevue Linebacker II
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