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


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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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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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RWS – LOUIS AGASSIZ FUERTES COUNCIL

Here is another eBay auction for an RWS from New York State. This one from Louis Agassiz Fuertes Council which later merged into Baden Powell council and now covers the Binghamton and Cortland area of NYS.

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This one was a buy it now, but the winner knew what he wanted.

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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.

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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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Steuben Area Council New York RWS

I haven’t posted any NYS RWS issues recently, but here is one that ended recently on eBay for the Steuben Area Council. This one was advertized as used, but looks pretty good in the scan.

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This one had 4 unique bidders before the hammer came down at nearly $ 57.00. It was used, but a bargain compared to one from earlier this year.

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Uncle Sam Council Half Strip

Another high prices RWS of interest to New York Collectors recently ended on eBay, from Uncle Sam Council. This one started at the modest price of $ 2.00.


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

There were 10 unique bidders on this one. All but 2 dropped out near the $ 100 level. The last 2 dueled it out before the hammer went down $ 1,972.78.

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