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    Brassards

    Post by helmutcdn on Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:12 pm

    Hi,
    do you have any information, photos brassards used in Italy?
    I'm interested in this topic
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    Re: Brassards

    Post by Bill on Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:10 pm

    Hello Thomas, Could you clarify? Do you mean the armlets with regimental and formation patches? Or, brassards, like the RCMP one?
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    Post by helmutcdn on Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:02 am

    Hi Bill,i mean the armlets with regimental and formation patches.
    Do you have any in the collection?
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    Re: Brassards

    Post by Bill on Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:09 am

    Hello Thomas, I have a couple, but not many. They are not easy to find and are getting very expensive. One to the 5 LAA Regt was sold on ebay for about $190.
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    Re: Brassards

    Post by helmutcdn on Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:46 am

    Surely you mean this brassard http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&_trksid=p4340.l2557&rt=nc&nma=true&item=330544844051&si=WjmpRoYk9MZeqyjkn9jg5rXfT%252F8%253D&viewitem=&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWAX%3AIT
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    Can I ask for your photos Brassard?
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    Re: Brassards

    Post by Bill on Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:04 am

    Yes that was the one. When I have a chance to look through things, I'll see what there is.
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    Re: Brassards

    Post by Bill on Thu Mar 31, 2011 5:29 am

    A RCE 5 CAD armlet sold for $200 yesterday. Whew. Skyrocketing prices. There was a time when corps stuff didn't even sell.
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    Re: Brassards

    Post by helmutcdn on Thu Mar 31, 2011 12:37 pm

    You're right Bill, the price is really high.
    reference to other http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&_trksid=p4340.l2557&rt=nc&nma=true&item=280649015122&si=WjmpRoYk9MZeqyjkn9jg5rXfT%252F8%253D&viewitem=&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWAX%3AIT
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    Examples

    Post by GCR817 on Fri Apr 01, 2011 3:19 pm

    The PPCLI and Saskatoon Light Infantry are examples from my collection. The 2 LAA recently sold on eBay but unfortunately not to me!

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    Re: Brassards

    Post by southsaskscotty on Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:13 pm

    I can add in these RCR ones from my collection:
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    Re: Brassards

    Post by helmutcdn on Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:29 am

    Brassards from my collection

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    Re: Brassards

    Post by Bill on Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:53 am

    Hmmm. That 2 LAA looks familiar....? Shocked
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    Re: Brassards

    Post by helmutcdn on Sat Apr 02, 2011 1:22 pm

    Yes, I was luckier than GCR817.
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    Re: Brassards

    Post by Bill on Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:29 pm

    Hi Thomas, Have a look at the 2 LAA titles. One LAA slopes up from the "2" and the other slopes down from the "2". The authorized pattern is the one that is on the armlet. The tunic is a coming home one, and the 2 LAA RCA are likely private purchase, as printed titles were the only government issued pattern.
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    Re: Brassards

    Post by Battalion Colours on Sat Apr 16, 2011 10:11 pm

    This 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards brassard just sold for $272:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&_trksid=p4340.l2557&hash=item588d7ec9e5&item=380331018725&nma=true&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&rt=nc&si=JbWt90JjFzOm6oZLjR4li%252FG1cjU%253D#ht_572wt_1141


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    Re: Brassards

    Post by Battalion Colours on Fri Apr 29, 2011 6:45 pm

    It will be interesting to see what these 5th Canadian Armoured Division Corporal brassards sell for. There's definitely a strong market for these brassards.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/5th-Canadian-Armoured-Division-Cpl-brassards-/120715608614?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c1b360226#ht_500wt_1156


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    Re: Brassards

    Post by mk1rceme on Fri Apr 29, 2011 9:04 pm

    Oh wow! They have jumped in price since I last checked the listing.


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    Re: Brassards

    Post by helmutcdn on Tue May 24, 2011 10:19 am

    Hi, I do not believe
    http://cgi.ebay.com/WW2-Canadian-Princess-Louise-Fusiliers-Italy-Armlets-/200612008618?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2eb56852aa
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    Re: Brassards

    Post by Bill on Tue May 24, 2011 10:31 am

    Interesting armlets. Now, if one was to restore these, with 5 CAD patches, are they good examples or repros?
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    Re: Brassards

    Post by Battalion Colours on Thu Jun 09, 2011 6:05 pm

    Here's another nice 4 P.L.D.G. brassard:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/4-PLDG-Brassard-canvas-Princess-Louise-Dragoon-Guards-/220796904600?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3368856498#ht_500wt_1156


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    Re: Brassards

    Post by helmutcdn on Sun Oct 02, 2011 3:23 am

    Calgary Highlanders 1.cdn corps hmmm
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/170704761897?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649
    any explanation?
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    Re: Brassards

    Post by Bill on Sun Oct 02, 2011 5:05 am

    Odd armlet. How the Calgary Highlanders ended up in 1 Cdn Corps is a mystery.
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    Re: Brassards

    Post by Battalion Colours on Sat Jul 14, 2012 7:22 pm

    Victor Taboika has several brassards currently listed on ebay:

    http://www.ebay.com/sch/member2147043/m.html?nma=true&rt=nc&item=400309712184&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&si=kokrF0HcUVjv9fbO21TXvqVf5lY%253D&viewitem=&orig_cvip=true&hash=item5d34517538&_trksid=p4340.l2557&_trksid=p4340.l2562















    ***Note: This auction is already up to $177.50.


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    Re: Brassards

    Post by Bill on Sun Jul 15, 2012 6:13 am

    Something odd about that Elgin brassard. It looks like a 1 Corps fm patch that has had the bar coloured in to make it a 1 CAB or 1 Cdn Army patch.
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    Re: Brassards

    Post by helmutcdn on Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:19 am

    new addition to the collection

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