Original U.S. WWII 101st Airborne Division Paratrooper Grouping with Full Size Mannequin
Original and New Made Items: Only One Set Available. This is a fantastic identified original U.S. Army 101st Airborne Jump Grouping, consisting of the following items:
Original jump jacket and jump boots. These are reportedly identified to Sergeant Jim Papal of Price, Utah. Sergeant Papal was part of the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division. in Normandy. He participated in "Operation Market Garden and Overlord" (D-Day) and the "Battle of the Bulge" (Battle of Bastogne). The items identified to Sergeant Papal are his original jump jacket with the original "Screaming Eagle" patch on the left shoulder and his original jump boots. Neither the jacket nor the boots are named so we are going on information provided to us by the original seller. Regardless, these are wonderful genuine items.
The following original period correct items are part of this grouping but did not belong to Sgt. Papal:
Original WWII stainless silver para jump wings.
Original WWII standard army wool shirt.
Original WWII issued M1936 web belt.
Original WWII first aid kit marked JEFF. OMD 1942.
Original WWII canteen and cover dated 1944.
Original WWII M4 bayonet marked PAL.
Original WWII entrenching tool (shovel) with cover dated 1942
Original WWII BOYT 1911 leather holster dated 1942.
Original WWII 1911 magazine ammo pouch dated 1945.
Original WWII M1 carbine ammo magazine pouch dated 1942.
Original WWII musette bag dated 1942.
Original WWII 1st Lieutenant silver rank bar, and crossed rifles infantry pin, original and period correct.
Original WWII original front seam helmet converted to D-bale spot welded like original D-Day version. With original Westinghouse liner that was converted to paratrooper liner. Excellent used condition, hand painted and aged with Lt. bar on front and officers bar on rear.
The following reproduction items to add to the look: WWII replica Denix M1 Carbine paratroopers rifle. ATF WWII reproduction combat jump pants. Replica grenade Yanks custom mannequinn that stands 5’9 tall.
This is a wonderful display piece comprised of identified items that belonged to a member of the 502nd PIR ready to stand at attention as a centerpiece of your collection.
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