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 Post subject: Re: Compare collections!
PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 16:40 pm 
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Problem is .. even the Hershey choc bars come in the all round foil thingy stuff now too :? ... dont they realise they are mucking up our hobby ... :) :wink:

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 16:42 pm 
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Correspondent wrote:
Problem is .. even the Hershey choc bars come in the all round foil thingy stuff now too :? ... dont they realise they are mucking up our hobby ... :) :wink:


Maybe we should contact Hershey and tell them to stop being spoil sports and ruining our hobby :lol:

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 16:51 pm 
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Yeah .... Rowntrees too ..... :lol:

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 16:55 pm 
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I fixed up the kit kat bar now it looks completely original. No inner modern wrapper either :)

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 16:56 pm 
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The thing being then, despite shortages etc .. the silver inner wrappers were still being used .. good to know.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 17:16 pm 
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Image There we go...

And what gum packets do you have? Would you send me some?

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:39 pm 
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A few updated photos of part of the collection (What I've got room to display!)


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 15:54 pm 
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Not sure if this belongs here but...Something a little different. I don't re enact the air force this is all my great grandads stuff. I have been finding lots of RAF paper work of his lately, letters home, his service book, telegrams conscription papers, and a whole lot of pictures!

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:46 pm 
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:D Picked up this little haul over the weekend.
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I collect amongst other things original USMC WW2 gear. Here is some of my collection.

A display I did in my local museum about the invasion of Guadalcanal . Displaying USMC and US Army early gear.
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Late war set
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MacbethLoverTM wrote:
Not sure if this belongs here but...Something a little different. I don't re enact the air force this is all my great grandads stuff. I have been finding lots of RAF paper work of his lately, letters home, his service book, telegrams conscription papers, and a whole lot of pictures!

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i envy you guys you have your grandads kit and pic :cry: :cry:
cos my grandad was general for the gunners and he deid and my nan have all :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :x :x :x :x :x
i hope from god i will get it i really hope so,
good on you guys :D
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Group: 514th Q.M. Truck regiment ( Red Ball Express )
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wow love it your pic :D
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 22:14 pm 
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New one for the collection :D

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Paul, stop teasing us, i`m pining for my FG42 now

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My FJ living history kit .

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