Posts belonging to Category RWS



Genesee Council Khaki & Red Half Strip KRHS

Of interest to New York collectors who collect more than OA issues might be a recently ended Khaki and Red half strips from Genesee council in upstate New York. Khaki and Red stripes predate the Red and Whites so this one goes back a number of decades.

Genesee Council KRHS

Genesee Council KRHS


Clicking on the image will bring you to the auction results for the next few months.

There was only a single bidder, but the seller got the $ 250.00 he was looking for.

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Adirondack Council RWHS

Here is an Red & White Half Strip from Adirondack Council in upstate New York which recently ended on eBay.

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Clicking on the image will bring you to the auction results for the next few months.

As you can see the bidding was spirited, with 5 unique bidders making 12 bids before the auction ended at a bit over $ 30.00.

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Yonkers Council KRHS

Here is another New York State RWS’s or color variant. I recently posted on this closed item. A Khaki and Red Half Strip from Lewiston Trail Council

Now there is a Yonkers Council KHRS available:

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Clicking on the image will bring you to the auction.

The seller describes it as:

YONKERS COUNCIL KHAKI AND RED STRIP-USED EXCELLENT CONDITION YONKERS COUNCIL IS ONE OF THE CITY COUNCILS. THERE WERE NO OTHER STRIPS ISSUED FOR THESE COUNCILS AND SO THE CITY NAME IS ACCEPTED AS THE COUNCIL STRIP.

Where will it end up?

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Lewiston Trail Council KRHS

I hadn’t posted on any New York State RWS’s or there color variants for a while but now it is two in as many days. This recently closed item caught my eye. A Khaki and Red Half Strip from Lewiston Trail Council

Lewiston-Trail-Council-KRHS.

Clicking on the image will bring you to the auction results for the next few months.

The bidding was pretty spirited on this with 10 unique bidders, five of whom were willing to spend over $ 300 on this item. As you can see, the hammer came down at $ 409.00.

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Suffolk County County Council Blue & White Strip

I hadn’t posted on any New York State RWS’s or their color variants for a while but here is one worth following. This recently closed item caught my eye. A Blue and White Strip from Suffolk County Council. Blue and White Strips were used by Sea Scouts, and not as many were made as compared to the more common RWS.

Suffolk County County Council Blue White
Clicking on the image will bring you to the auction for the next few months.

This auction still has over 6 days to go as I write this, where do you think it will wind up?

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RWS – Seneca Council

rws It has been a while since I posted about Red and White Strips issued for New York State Councils, but I figured it is something I could get back to with the New Year. Here is one which ended on eBay last month a used RWS from Seneca Council.

Seneca Council RWS

 

 

 

 

 

As you can see the bidding was spirited, 5 unique bidders making 11 bids. It came down to 2 bidders contesting the item when the hammer came down at $ 61.00.

There are two varieties of Seneca council RWS. This is the tougher version.

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General Herkimer Council used RWS Half Strip

Another RWS auction recently ended on eBay of interest to NYS collectors. This one included a used General Herkimer Council Half Strip and two community strips from the area. The General Herkimer strip was clearly used and still had several threads visible from where it had been cut off a uniform or jacket.

Clicking on the image, will bring you to the auction for the next few months.

This one had three bidders who drove the price to $ 46.50.

What was the most important part of this auction the Council strip or one or both of the community strips? One of the Council strips ended last May at a bit over $ 14.00.

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