Canadian 1936 Vimy Ridge Memorial Dedication Armbands

    Share

    Battalion Colours
    Moderator

    Posts : 846
    Join date : 2009-11-26

    Canadian 1936 Vimy Ridge Memorial Dedication Armbands

    Post by Battalion Colours on Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:48 am

    Canadian 1936 Vimy Ridge Memorial Dedication Armbands:

    How rare are these armbands? Are they highly collectible? What are they worth?



    _________________
    Adam

    "Honneur et Fidélité"




    Bill
    Moderator

    Posts : 983
    Join date : 2009-11-28

    Re: Canadian 1936 Vimy Ridge Memorial Dedication Armbands

    Post by Bill on Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:40 am


    These armbands are collectable, but values are all over the place. Like all CEF material, there is more value in certain units than others. There are several of these up for auction on ebay. That may provide something of a guide..(if ebay can be used as a guide anymore...)Here is one of the armbands. He has several others for auction.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/WW1-CANADIAN-VIMY-RIDGE-ARMBAND-21st-INFANTRY-BATTALION-EASTERN-ONTARIO-/170791655374?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27c3f9d7ce

    I believe that these were (also) worn at the one of the reunions, the 1934 or 1938?

    Battalion Colours
    Moderator

    Posts : 846
    Join date : 2009-11-26

    Re: Canadian 1936 Vimy Ridge Memorial Dedication Armbands

    Post by Battalion Colours on Sun Mar 04, 2012 2:37 am

    Thanks Bill.

    How many different companies made these armbands?

    What did they sell for in 1936?



    _________________
    Adam

    "Honneur et Fidélité"




    Bill
    Moderator

    Posts : 983
    Join date : 2009-11-28

    Re: Canadian 1936 Vimy Ridge Memorial Dedication Armbands

    Post by Bill on Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:30 am

    I have no idea about makers or cost. But with the different construction found on the armbands, it appears more than one company produced them.

    Battalion Colours
    Moderator

    Posts : 846
    Join date : 2009-11-26

    Re: Canadian 1936 Vimy Ridge Memorial Dedication Armbands

    Post by Battalion Colours on Sun Mar 04, 2012 8:15 pm

    The 21st Battalion armband sold for $45.00.

    I unfortunately didn't track the auctions.



    _________________
    Adam

    "Honneur et Fidélité"




    Battalion Colours
    Moderator

    Posts : 846
    Join date : 2009-11-26

    Re: Canadian 1936 Vimy Ridge Memorial Dedication Armbands

    Post by Battalion Colours on Sun Mar 04, 2012 8:47 pm

    This example sold for $85.00

    http://www.germanmilitaria.com/OtherNations/photos/C029960.html





    _________________
    Adam

    "Honneur et Fidélité"




    Sponsored content

    Re: Canadian 1936 Vimy Ridge Memorial Dedication Armbands

    Post by Sponsored content Today at 1:55 am


      Current date/time is Sat Dec 10, 2016 1:55 am