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    Armynick

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    Contractor Equipment

    Post by Armynick on Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:33 am

    Hi,

    I'm new to here.

    Is there really a market for ex-contractor vests or other memorabilia such as company polo shirts?

    I not only have all of my old kit, but I also have a polo shirt from the Iraqi Currency Exchange, unissued Saddam money and the current money.

    My first Blackhawk vest from Mosul in 2004 which saw plenty of action.

    I have photos as proof.
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    Re: Contractor Equipment

    Post by Ewart on Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:31 am

    I'm sure most collectors on here would be interested to see your items.

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    Post by Cap Camouflage Pattern I on Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:56 pm

    Yes there is, contractors were a big part of the war and will be historically significant in the future.
    Here is a section on this forum specifically for contractors: http://oefoif.forumotion.net/f109-pmc-private-contractors I believe the lack of posts is mostly due to the uncommonness of contractor items and not due to lack of interest.
    If I am understanding you right when you talk about the market and are looking to sell it sound like you have everything a collector could want, as much stuff as possible, from the vet, and with photos of it in use. Sounds like a real collection center piece.
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    Post by Ewart on Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:03 pm

    Cap Camouflage Pattern I wrote:Yes there is, contractors were a big part of the war and will be historically significant in the future.
    Here is a section on this forum specifically for contractors: http://oefoif.forumotion.net/f109-pmc-private-contractors I believe the lack of posts is mostly due to the uncommonness of contractor items and not due to lack of interest.
    If I am understanding you right when you talk about the market and are looking to sell it sound like you have everything a collector could want, as much stuff as possible, from the vet, and with photos of it in use. Sounds like a real collection center piece.

    Cap. You linked him back to the forum that he posted in.

    Nick just be aware there is a minimum 30 post limit before people can sell on the forum.

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    Post by Cap Camouflage Pattern I on Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:15 am

    Ewart wrote:
    Cap Camouflage Pattern I wrote:Yes there is, contractors were a big part of the war and will be historically significant in the future.
    Here is a section on this forum specifically for contractors: http://oefoif.forumotion.net/f109-pmc-private-contractors I believe the lack of posts is mostly due to the uncommonness of contractor items and not due to lack of interest.
    If I am understanding you right when you talk about the market and are looking to sell it sound like you have everything a collector could want, as much stuff as possible, from the vet, and with photos of it in use. Sounds like a real collection center piece.

    Cap. You linked him back to the forum that he posted in.

    Nick just be aware there is a minimum 30 post limit before people can sell on the forum.
    Well that's embarrassing.
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    Re: Contractor Equipment

    Post by Zeked on Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:36 am

    As mentioned above contractor stuff is pretty collectible, I pick it up whenever it comes my way. Like anything pictures of a contractor in the gear helps prove authenticity which correlates to value. I tend for DCU contractor tops and mainly contracted US government employees for DOD (US Dept. of Defense) and not so much private company contractors. Also if look on Amazon there was a book published on some contractor uniforms. Thanks Clete
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    Re: Contractor Equipment

    Post by Bagman6 on Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:27 am

    Evening all. Post some pics up when you get a chance. Would love to see your kit. Thanks.


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