You can contact a local history museum, library or historical society. One of these organizations might want to highlight Scouting memorabilia specific to the area. Lets say you find an old uniform, which features a troop number sewed on it. You could try contacting the units leaders to see if they want it.
What do you do with old Boy Scout uniforms?
The Cub Scout Boy Scout Uniform Exchange is a place where Scout-Minded people can donate “experienced” scout uniforms for boys who are in financial need. Also a great place to “swap” Scout Patches and accessories, offer low-cost used uniforms and accessories, camping gear and even post your ISOs.
What are the most valuable Boy Scout patches?
1947 World Jamboree French Maitrese Patch A patch that sold for over $71,000! A quote from the listing: “This is the rarest patch from the Jamboree 1947 that I am proposing now on Ebay. With reference to the Jamboree 1947 French website… only 98 have been produced.
Are patches worth anything?
The most readily-available of the crew patches, such as those of Apollo 12 and 13, used to sell for around $50 but today they tend to fetch anywhere from $100 to $600. However, bargains can still be found from time to time. The rarer crew patches will usually sell for hundreds of dollars as a minumum.