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Hello,

 

Nothing new here I guess but I would like to show you my 3rd Armored Division greenbacks

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"Praise The Lord and pass the ammunition"

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"Praise The Lord and pass the ammunition"

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Thanks to all for the great reference material.

Ken


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Duty is the sublimest word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never wish to do less."

GEN Robert E. Lee

 

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37th ID greenback variation. Sorry for the crappy picture, it's in my display case. This is the only example of this variation that I've seen.


Always interested in items related to the 37th Infantry Division or 145th Infantry Regiment in WWII

"Let them not be forgotten for they have shown the world that freedom is not free"

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37th ID greenback variation. Sorry for the crappy picture, it's in my display case. This is the only example of this variation that I've seen.

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Always interested in items related to the 37th Infantry Division or 145th Infantry Regiment in WWII

"Let them not be forgotten for they have shown the world that freedom is not free"

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Here's a new one. 17th Cav Rcn Sq

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6th AD-Variations in green

 

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Wright Aircraft

 

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-Steve

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Buying WW2 Home Front patches (mirror patches, anything with a V or Victory, war manufacturing patches, air depots, sub depots, training school squadrons, etc...)


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I just found this lovely greenback, and very undersized, Southern Defense Command. Shown here with the regular white back, normal size patch, for comparison.

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I haven't been collecting for very long, but I have managed to collect a few greenbacks for my collection. What I would like to ask is, who made the greenbacks, gemsco or a sub-contractor to gemsco ? Were they made pre or post WWII ? A friend advised me that if I see a greenback, buy it, it will only increase in value, True or False?

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Here is my answer to your questions...

 

1. As far as I know, there is no information on whether any specific manufacturer made the greenback patches. Gemsco has a distinct style of embroidery, so it would be easy to spot a greenback made by them.

 

2. yes...lol. Most US made greenbacks were made in the pre to early war period, hence the craze. Conventional wisdom is that if you have a greenback patch, it is WW II manufacture. However, there are some that are not US made (specifically German made Occupation era).

 

3. Your friend is partially correct. Some greenbacks, like the 1st Army or 27th ID, are fairly easy to find. As such, they will not increase in value as much as others. Others, either due to scarcity or unit popularity, could see a rise in prices.

 

I hope this helps.


Jerry Wise,SGT.,TXARNG,RET.

 

 

The highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one's country-G.S. Patton

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Post #6.....


In Memory Of......
Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

MSgt - USAF Retired

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My 2 cents to this topic.....I have some other greenback SSI but they have already been posted here....didn't see these 2 ones :

 

2nd Armored division and 3rd Army

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I believe this 7th Div is a Greenback. As I did not see an example posted here I wanted to show it on this thread before I sold it. Richard

 

Flash washed out colors and I tried to delete but system won't let me so here is a better one. :D

 

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Wanted: WWI ID'ed USMC Green Wool Uniform and ANYTHING documented to my Dad's Iwo Jima outfit: 21st Marines 3rd Div.

Items marked "Marquet, Marquett, or Marquette"

 

 

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I believe this 7th Div is a Greenback.  As I did not see an example posted here I wanted to show it on this thread before I sold it.  Richard

 

Flash washed out colors and I tried to delete but system won't let me so here is a better one.  :D

 

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Sorry that's not a greenback, must have reverse green threads on back.

 

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Sorry that's not a greenback, must have reverse green threads on back.

 

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Mod Please remove SORRY Richard


Wanted: WWI ID'ed USMC Green Wool Uniform and ANYTHING documented to my Dad's Iwo Jima outfit: 21st Marines 3rd Div.

Items marked "Marquet, Marquett, or Marquette"

 

 

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5th Division.

Is this a greenback? Looks green.

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7 minutes ago, collector said:

5th Division.

Is this a greenback? Looks green.

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That is indeed a greenback variation of the 5th ID patch.

 

- Colby

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