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  1. Get Smart

    Get Smart Don't Crink

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    By the way, if you mean the three photos above, only the bottom two are of me

    the guy on top, he's the fella on British Style Genius taking the piss about gingham size=leader of the gang [​IMG]
     


  2. Kingstonian

    Kingstonian Senior member

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    How about sunglasses? Would it have been aviators etc... ?

    Late 60s Polaroid sunglasses with metal frames were all the rage. The shape was not really aviator though.

    The disadvantages of Polaroids and looking through car windscreens was not an issue as most skinheads were not car drivers at that time.
     


  3. browniecj

    browniecj Senior member

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    Late 60s Polaroid sunglasses with metal frames were all the rage. The shape was not really aviator though.

    The disadvantages of Polaroids and looking through car windscreens was not an issue as most skinheads were not car drivers at that time.

    I thought that Kingstonian,I had Polaroids and so did my Mates.Never really saw Aviators-until the 70s
     


  4. Kingstonian

    Kingstonian Senior member

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    Never really saw Aviators-until the 70s

    Me neither. Never heard of some of the fancier brands till later either. Sunglasses were bought from Boots or a department store.
     


  5. Man-of-Mystery

    Man-of-Mystery Senior member

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    Never really saw Aviators-until the 70s

    Well I have no idea what I'm wearing in those pics of myself then.
     


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    Lasttye Senior member

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    Well I have no idea what I'm wearing in those pics of myself then.

    Rayburn Aviators are the most famous pair of Sunglasses ever made, My mate Laurie use to walk around with them on even at night this was 69,
     


  7. Batwing

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    Mr Lasttye.

    I have read you were once in the Armed Forces.

    What regiment was you in?
     


  8. browniecj

    browniecj Senior member

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    Well I have no idea what I'm wearing in those pics of myself then.
    Some Northern Plan to confuse us Southerners,eh Paul?[​IMG]
     


  9. Man-of-Mystery

    Man-of-Mystery Senior member

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    Some Northern Plan to confuse us Southerners,eh Paul?[​IMG]

    I have a foot in both camps. I'm saying nothing.
     


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    Lasttye Senior member

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    Mr Lasttye. I have read you were once in the Armed Forces. What regiment was you in?
    I was in a couple of Airborne units, One was 144 Parachute Sqn, 23 Parachute Field Ambulance, Part of 5 Airborne Brigade. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


  11. Batwing

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    I was in a couple of Airborne units, One was 144 Parachute Sqn, 23 Parachute Field Ambulance, Part of 5 Airborne Brigade.

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    So you choose a career path that requires short hair, boots and a well pressed set of combats [​IMG]

    Good on you!
     


  12. Lasttye

    Lasttye Senior member

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    Skinheads make good Paratroopers, They have the Aggression, Smartness, and Pride.
    And they come ready trained in ironing kit and polishing boots. Lol
     


  13. Man-of-Mystery

    Man-of-Mystery Senior member

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    Skinheads make good Paratroopers, They have the Aggression, Smartness, and Pride.
    And they come ready trained in ironing kit and polishing boots. Lol


    They make bloody lousy civil servants! [​IMG]
     


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    Was there a skinhead scene in Aldershot around the same time you were there?
     


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    Lasttye Senior member

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    Was there a skinhead scene in Aldershot around the same time you were there?
    In the early 80s young Paras would walk around in MA1 Jackets, Maroon T Shirts, Levis, and Desert Boots, No 1 hair cuts. They looked so much like Skinhead thugs the Army tried to get the lads to grow their hair somewhat. Dont remember seeing Skinheads anywhere in the late 70s 80s.
     


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