Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Valhalla Gold Mylar Border Set S51 X33

In addition to three 2-piece black bordered sets, Kittan Lodge #364 issued three Gold Mylar Bordered 2-piece sets for the 2018 NOAC. They all share a Viking theme, with the Lodge totem wearing a Viking helmet, If my Norse mythology is correct, the third set features Valhalla. There were reportedly 100 of these GMY Bordered sets issued

The third gold Mylar bordered version is shown below:

Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Valhalla Gold Mylar Border Set S51 X33

Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Valhalla Gold Mylar Border Set S51 X33

The stats for this one should be:
S51 GMY R M/C WHT BRN FDL; Valhalla theme 2018 NOAC w/X33
X33 GMY R M/C – TAN FDL; Viking Porcupine/Midgard theme TAN NOAC 2018 w/S51




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“[T]he great security against a gradual concentration of the several powers in the same department consists in giving to those who administer each department the necessary constitutional means and personal motives to resist encroachment of the others.” –James Madison, Federalist No. 51, 1788

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Nacha Nimat Lodge #86 Centennial Set 1915-2015 Skanondo HF1

As part of the 2015 OA Centennial celebration, Nacha Nimat Lodge #86 issued a set of eight current and historical flaps as to celebrate the event. There were two flaps issued for Nacha Nimat and 2 for each of the predecessor lodges.

The first flap for Skanondo Lodge a predecessor for Nacha Nimat shares the design of the 64F1.

Nacha Nimat Lodge #86 Centennial Set 1915-2015 Skanondo HF1

Nacha Nimat Lodge #86 Centennial Set 1915-2015 Skanondo HF1

The stats for this one are:
HF1 RED R DGR RED DGR FDL; RED Skanondo Lodge, WWW, 1932 TL

The full Centennial set is shown below:

Nacha Nimat Lodge #86 Centennial Set

Nacha Nimat Lodge #86 Centennial Set

I understand their were 25 sets made, and no flaps were sold outside of the set.



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“Experience teaches, that men are often so much governed by what they are accustomed to see and practice, that the simplest and most obvious improvements … are adopted with hesitation, reluctance, and slow gradations. The spontaneous transition to new pursuits, in a community long habituated to different ones, may be expected to be attended with proportionably greater difficulty.” –Alexander Hamilton, Report on Manufactures, 1791

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Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Midgard Serpent GMY Border Set S50 X32

In addition to three 2-piece black bordered sets, Kittan Lodge #364 issued three Gold Mylar Bordered 2-piece sets for the 2018 NOAC. They all share a Viking theme, with the Lodge totem wearing a Viking helmet, If my Norse mythology is correct, the second set features Midgard Serpent. There were reportedly 100 of these GMY Bordered sets issued.

The second GMY bordered version is shown below:

Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Midgard Serpent GMY Border Set S50 X32

Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Midgard Serpent GMY Border Set S50 X32

The stats for this one should be:
S50 GMY R M/C WHT DBL FDL; Viking Porcupine theme 2018 NOAC w/X32
X32 GMY R M/C – GRN FDL; Midgard Sepent Viking theme GRN NOAC 2018 w/S50




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“Nothing is more certain than that a general profligacy and corruption of manners make a people ripe for destruction. A good form of government may hold the rotten materials together for some time, but beyond a certain pitch, even the best constitution will be ineffectual, and slavery must ensue.” –John Witherspoon, The Dominion of Providence Over the Passions of Men, 1776

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December 7, 1941 – 77 Years Later

Pearl HarborFrom the Library of Congress:

On December 7, 1941, Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory killing more than 2,300 Americans. The U.S.S. Arizona was completely destroyed and the U.S.S. Oklahoma capsized. The attack sank three other ships and damaged many additional vessels. More than 180 aircraft were destroyed.

A hurried dispatch from the ranking United States naval officer in Pearl Harbor, Commander in Chief Pacific, to all major navy commands and fleet units provided the first official word of the attack at the ill-prepared Pearl Harbor base. It said simply: AIR RAID ON PEARL HARBOR X THIS IS NOT DRILL.

From the American Folklore Center

Broadcaster, Buffalo, New York, December, 1941: “Mr. Sullivan. What do you think about the American people? Do you think we’re ready for this?”
Sullivan: “Well…”
Broadcaster: “Your honest opinion.”
Sullivan: “We’ve never been ready for anything. But we’ve always been able to meet it.”
Broadcaster: “Do you think we’ll meet this?”
Sullivan: “I do.”

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Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Tree of Life GMY Border Set S49 X31

In addition to three 2-piece black bordered sets, Kittan Lodge #364 issued three Gold Mylar Bordered 2-piece sets for the 2018 NOAC. They all share a Viking theme, with the Lodge totem wearing a Viking helmet, If my Norse mythology is correct, the first set features Yggdrasil Tree of Life. There were reportedly 100 of these GMY Bordered sets issued.

The first GMY bordered version is shown below:

Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Tree of Life GMY Border Set S49 X31

Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Tree of Life GMY Border Set S49 X31

The stats for this one should be:
S49 GMY R M/C WHT BRN FDL Yggdrasil Tree of Life Viking theme 2018 NOAC w/X31
X31 GMY R M/C – GRN FDL Yggdrasil Tree of Life Viking theme DGR NOAC 2018 w/S49




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“I will not believe our labors are lost. I shall not die without a hope that light and liberty are on a steady advance.” –Thomas Jefferson (1821)

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Shinnecock Lodge #360 Penataquit Chapter eX1983

Another previously unlisted chapeter issue from Shinnecock Lodge #360’s Penataquit Chapeter. There have been several of these issues written up over the years. Most of them seem to deal with a winter program event of some source.

Shinnecock Lodge #360 Penataquit Chapter eX1983

Shinnecock Lodge #360 Penataquit Chapter eX1983

Taquat Machque loosely translates to Frozen Bear.

The stats for this one are:
Penataquit eX1983 RED R LBL BLK YEL FDL; BLK WWW Taquat Machque YEL 1983 TR



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“If a nation expects to be ignorant — and free — in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.” –Thomas Jefferson (1816)

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Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Valhalla Black Border Set S48 X30

Kittan Lodge #364 issued three Black Bordered 2-piece sets for the 2018 NOAC. They all share a Viking theme, with the Lodge totem wearing a Viking helmet, If my Norse mythology is correct, the third set features Valhalla. There is also a GMY bordered version issued in a lower quantity.

The third black bordered version is shown below:

Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Valhalla Black Border Set S48 X30

Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Valhalla Black Border Set S48 X30

The stats for this one should be:
S48 BLK R M/C WHT BRN FDL; Valhalla theme 2018 NOAC w/X30
X30 BLK R M/C – TAN FDL; Viking Porcupine/Midgard theme TAN NOAC 2018 w/S48




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“We are teaching the world the great truth that governments do better without kings and nobles than with them. The merit will be doubled by the other lesson that religion flourishes in greater purity, without than with the aid of government.” –James Madison, letter to Edward Livingston, 1822

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