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Old 16-06-19, 08:22 PM
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What is this for please ?? Know nothing about Medals, what is the Medal Ribbon and symbolism of Maple leaf?
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Old 16-06-19, 08:32 PM
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Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, the maple leaf signifying overseas service.
No doubt a Canadian forum member can give you chapter and verse.
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Old 17-06-19, 07:59 AM
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Billy, not 100%, but although small, the maple leaf was silver. Regards Mark
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Old 17-06-19, 08:12 PM
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Hello Mark definitely Silver as has gone Black, am not selling (can place it with my small Canadian badges? or give it a better home, but haven't worked out how best to do this without causing myself hassle?) but what price would I expect to pay for these?
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Billy, you would be better hanging on to it. Its more rare than the full medal equivalent (which is a bar on the ribbon). I did think it strange that you have shown it solo as it would definitely have been on a ribbon bar with other awards. Regards, D.J. In addition, I feel that the medal itself (in .800 silver) is the most beautifully embellished medal Canada ever issued!
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Old 18-06-19, 05:01 AM
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Ill check that out, and ribbon is as it is, by itself many thanks for your help, billy
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Old 18-06-19, 06:28 AM
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Billy, you would be better hanging on to it. Its more rare than the full medal equivalent (which is a bar on the ribbon). I did think it strange that you have shown it solo as it would definitely have been on a ribbon bar with other awards. Regards, D.J. In addition, I feel that the medal itself (in .800 silver) is the most beautifully embellished medal Canada ever issued!
The one I have is also brooch mounted as a single.
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I thought you might like to see the medal and its ribbons. HDave
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Old 18-06-19, 11:32 PM
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Here it is nestled in a five-medal wartime group.

Unknown - 1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Med.jpg
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Old 19-06-19, 08:44 PM
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Thanks lovely to see, have enjoyed this, many thanks all, billy
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A service length ribbon with device ready for mounting


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CVSM .925
CDN War Medal .800
CDN Defence Medal .800
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Old 24-06-19, 07:07 PM
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At 81, Im still learning! Thank you for the correction, should have not assumed but read a little more. Best regards, D.J.
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And further to my last post, I saw a uniform on display at the recent CSMMI show in Toronto, showing ONLY the medal ribbon for the CVSM which now throws into doubt my first post in this thread! Regards, DJ.
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