Kintecoying Lodge #4 2014 Wood Round

For the second year in a row, Kintecoying Lodge #4 has issued a wood holiday ornament. While not something listed in the Blue Book, it is of interest to Kintecoying collectors. The ornament debuted at the Kintecoying Trade-O-Ree last month. The ornament contains the Lodge totem, a Peregrine Falcon in flight.

Kintecoying Lodge #4 2014 Wood Round

Kintecoying Lodge #4 2014 Wood Round

There were reportedly 50 made.

Last years version can be found here.

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Genesee Council Khaki & Red Half Strip KRHS

Of interest to New York collectors who collect more than OA issues might be a recently ended Khaki and Red half strips from Genesee council in upstate New York. Khaki and Red stripes predate the Red and Whites so this one goes back a number of decades.

Genesee Council KRHS

Genesee Council KRHS


Clicking on the image will bring you to the auction results for the next few months.

There was only a single bidder, but the seller got the $ 250.00 he was looking for.


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Section NE-2A 100th Anniversary OA Centennial Jacket Patch

Section NE-2A has joined the entities issuing a patch to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Order of the Arrow. Section NE-2A has issued a 6 inch Jacket patch which contains their fox totem and the Centennial logo.

Section NE-2A 100th Anniversary OA Centennial Jacket Patch

Section NE-2A 100th Anniversary OA Centennial Jacket Patch

Have any other sections containing New York OA Lodges issued or plan to issue OA Centennial Patches?

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NER OA – 100th Anniversary OA Centennial

The Northeast Region of the Order of the Arrow has also issued a patch to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Order of The Arrow.

The dome-shaped dangle patch is shown below.

NER OA – 100th Anniversary OA Centennial

NER OA – 100th Anniversary OA Centennial

My current NER OA needs include:
Northeast Region (NER) Quality Section 2004 Blue
NER 2001 Jambo GMY border Dome,
NER 2002 NOAC GMY triangle,
NER 2004 NOAC SMY border Rectangle,
NER 2006 NOAC GMY Dome,
NER 2014 Gathering of Leaders Staff

For those who collect Northeast Region Order of the Arrow Patches Dave Scocca’s website is invaluable.

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Section NE-2B 2015 Conclave Promo

The 2015 Section NE-3B will be held at Baiting Hollow Scout Camp the weekend of of June 12-15, 2015. Shinnecock Lodge #360 will be the host or service Lodge. The theme will be “From Treasure Island to Long Island, and Every Island In Between!”

NE-2B 2015 Promo

Section NE-2B 2015 Promo

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Section NE-2B SMY Numbered Round – 2B Today, 2B Forever

Section NE-2B issued a group of three undated patches earlier this year to identify members of the Section. This is the third and final patch shown below. It is numbered and I understand limited to 25 and was done as a fundraiser to support Section Activities.

Section NE-2B SMY Numbered Round - 2B Today, 2B Forever

Section NE-2B SMY Numbered Round – 2B Today, 2B Forever

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The New Takhonek Lodge #617 First Lodge Flap and Event Patch

Ed Evans posted in the Facebokk Patch Collectors GRuop about the new Takhonek 617 in West Virginia is up and running.

It is a merger from Chi-Hoota-Wei 617 and Thal-Coo-Zyo 457. There was over 300 at the Winter Banquet. Featured below is the Winter Banquet patch and Charter Member Flap.

Takhonek Lodge #617 First Lodge Flap and Event Patch

Takhonek Lodge #617 First Lodge Flap and Event Patch

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