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Here is a full uniform group attributed to Lt.Commander Harry Maier. We have to following items in this group:-
1. Fully badged tunic with pin back WWII Navy Pilot wings by Balfour1/20th gold filled with safety catch.
Four medal ribbon bars for WWII and Korea and LT Commander shoulder boards. By San Diego taylor in a size 40/42". Note two moth nips to the back of the collar.
2. Issue Shirt with small rank on the collars clutch back fitting and black issue tie.
3. Trousers in a size 32" waist some moth nips to the lower left leg.
4. Officer's overseas Garrison cap, badged with USN Navy Officer insignia in good condition.
5. Navy Issue wool sweater.
6. Comes with reference history, copy of eight photos and a copy of his DFC citation.
Naval Aviator Harry Maier served in WWII and the Korean wars.During this time he flew from serveral carriers and flew Hellcats, Bearcats and Corsairs. Harry joined the navy in October 1941 as a Pharmacist mate. In 1943 he was selected for the Enlisted Pilot Flight training program. In October 1944 he received his Navy Wings and was commissioned and posted to Fighter Squadron 153. He first carrier duty was at the end of WWII aborad the carrier USS Kearsage. he was released from dutyin 1947 and went into the reserves with VF-874 and was recalled for the Korean War where he flew F4U Corsair in Air Group102. He flew from two carriers the USS Bon Homme Richard and the USS Oriskany. Harry was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for an action to rescue a downed pilot in Korea.. He retired in 1965 as a Lt. Commander after 22 years.
Rare WWII Camp Toccoa Comb and Nail File set, PX purchase in good condition. The face has a Paratrooper emblem and "Camp Toccoa" embossed in gold which is faded with age. The comb and file are in good condition.
A unique personnel item.
Measures 5 3/8" x 1 5/8"
Here is a 48 Star Flag - not an original but ideal for re-enactors and dressing vehicles. Fully embroidered stars on dark blue with the white and red bars individually stitched together complete with two eyelets/grommets on the leading edge.
This flag is not printed.
Measures 60" x 38"
Limited number available
An RAF padded example of the Signaler half wing. Used and removed from uniform with service wear and some age.
Here is an RAF English made Signaler half wing, a padded example, used and removed from uniform. Embroidered on what is Australian dark blue colour wool. Some blue tac/glue? residue on the back.
Measures 3 1/8"
Unofficial WWII Canadian-Made RAF (Royal Air Force) Wireless Air Gunner Wing, Flat example in near mint condition. Large curved wing variation.
Here we have an RAF Navigator half wing. A variation with the embroidered "N" see images. It is a thin padded example, used, removed from uniform and in excellent condition with strong and clean colour.
Measures 3 3/8"
An RAF Navigator Half Wing, medium padded example, used and removed from uniform. Little service wear, great overall condition on a hessian back and quality embroidery to the front.
Measures 3 1/4"
Now here is Theatre made (not sure which) Flight Engineer half wing. A flat example with newspaper used as a backing see image 3. It is in near mint condition and the E is an unusual variation.
Measures 4 5/8"
Here is a variation of the RAF Bomb Aimer half wing which is thinly padded, removed from uniform with some light age and wear in very good condition.
Measures 3 1/4"
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