Articles from June 2017



State of the Hobby – Area II-E 1949 Conclave Neckerchief

An auction recently ended on eBay for an Area II-E 1949 Conclave Neckerchief. This is the oldest Area conclave item from Western New York State.


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

There were 3 unique bidders for this neckerchief, and they pushed the price past $ 99.99 starting bid until the hammer finally came down at nearly $ 146.00.

The OA Section List the following lodges were in Area 2-E at the time:

  • Ty-Ohni Lodge #95
  • Ganosote Lodge #159
  • Chautauqua Lodge #165
  • Wakanda Lodge #186
  • Tuscarora Lodge #284
  • Amo’chk Lodge #339
  • Tuighaunock Lodge #409
  • Ganeodiyo Lodge #417



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Look Back – Kittan Lodge #364 2015 NOAC Red Bordered Set S34X17

With the 2017 National Jamboree only a bit more than a month away, today we look back at one of Kittan Lodge #364 2015 NOAC Red Bordered Set S34X17.

Kittan Lodge #364 2015 NOAC Red Bordered Set S34X17

Kittan Lodge #364 2015 NOAC Red Bordered Set S34X17

Kittan Lodge has issued two 2-piece sets for the 2017 Jamboree which will be posted in the upcoming days.



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Section NE-3A 2002 Conclave Neckerchief

Todd Rogers sends along a scan of a neckerchief participants of the event.

I bought a collection last weekend and found an interesting piece in there. Apparently there was also a Neckerchief that participants could have made for that weekend. I’ve pictured it here but figured you’d want to know.

Section NE-3A 2002 Conclave Neckerchief

Section NE-3A 2002 Conclave Neckerchief

I’ll add the image to the original post whic shows the other items made for the Section NE-3A 2002 Conclave.

Anyone have one for trade or sale?



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“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” —John Adams (1770)

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