16. Int Volkswandertag 1990 Volksmarching Sew-On Embroidered Vintage Clothing Patch Souvenir Collectible FV Neuhausen Eich-Hornchen e19m

$19.77

Shipping to United States: $1.49

This is a rare, hard-to-find vintage patch related to Volksmarching. This patch is in excellent condition. We only have one in stock, so grab it now if interested!

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What is Volksmarching? Below Excerpt Courtesy of Wikipedia.org:

Volksmarching (from German "Volksmarsch", people's march) is a form of non-competitive fitness walking that developed in Europe in the mid-late 1960s. By 1968, the International Federation of Popular Sports (better known as the "IVV") was formed by Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. The national emblems of these four countries were placed in a wreath to form the symbol IVV.[1] The IVV Headquarters is located in Altötting, Germany (Bavaria) and the official languages of the IVV are English and German, though French is also used unofficially.

Though walking is the primary activity, the volkssporting movement also includes bicycling, swimming, cross-country skiing or snow-shoeing, and other approved activities.

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Additional

Most of our items are vintage, so we usually cannot accommodate any request to customize an item to your preference. However, we can be on the lookout for an item you desire and let you know if we run across it in the future.

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Please also understand that since these items are vintage, they may in fact show a little sign of wear, aging, or slight discoloration. If we list something as New Old Stock (NOS) or new, it will be in excellent condition. Any other characterization is subject to having some visible signs of degradation.

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***APPLICATION OF IRON-ON PATCHES***
Most customers have success applying iron-on patches to their garments, however due to the age of some vintage patches and differences between manufacturers some people prefer to sew the patches on for a more secure application. Just keep in mind for vintage items that the glue is older and the fabric more susceptible to damage when handling.

But here is a general guide for applying iron-on patches.

Step 1: Set your hand iron at the hottest temperature setting. DO NOT USE STEAM DURING APPLICATION!
Step 2: Place your applique or embroidered patch in the desired position and place a pressing cloth (such as a handkerchief, sheet or pillowcase fabric) over top.
Step 3: Press the iron straight down for 35-45 seconds with as much constant pressure as possible. NO BACK AND FORTH.
Step 4: Turn the garment inside-out and repeat steps 2 & 3.
Step 5: Allow the applique or embroidered patch to cool down.

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