Articles from November 2018



Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Tree of Life Black Border Set S46 X27

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 first set features Yggdrasil Tree of Life. There is also a GMY bordered version issued in a lower quantity.

The first black bordered version is shown below:

Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Tree of Life Black Border Set S46 X27

Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Tree of Life Black Border Set S46 X27

The stats for this one should be:
S46 BLK R M/C WHT BRN FDL Yggdrasil Tree of Life Viking theme 2018 NOAC w/X28
X28 BLK R M/C – GRN FDL Yggdrasil Tree of Life Viking theme DGR NOAC 2018 w/S46




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“It will be worthy of a free, enlightened, and, at no distant period, a great nation, to give to mankind the magnanimous and too novel example of a people always guided by an exalted justice and benevolence.” –George Washington, Farewell Address, 1796

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Ashokwahta Lodge #339 2017 E. Urner Goodman Winner SMY Border S28

Ashokwahta Lodge #339 issued a set of two flaps to commemorate its winning the E. Urner Goodman Award issued by the Order of the Arrow each year. The award was earned for 2016 and presented in 2017.

The E. Urner Goodman Award was established in 1969 as a tribute and testimonial to the Order’s founder, E. Urner Goodman. Its purpose is to encourage and challenge Order of the Arrow members and lodges to increase their effectiveness in promoting and increasing Scout camping in each council. Awards are presented to two outstanding lodges in each region annually. For a lodge to be eligible for consideration, the E. Urner Goodman Camping Award petition should be completed and forwarded with the lodge’s charter renewal application.

Here is the second flap:

Ashokwahta Lodge #339 2017 E. Urner Goodman Winner SMY Border S28

Ashokwahta Lodge #339 2017 E. Urner Goodman Winner SMY Border S28

The stats are:
S28 SMY R RED BLK BLK BSA; BLK WWW, E. Urner Goodman Winner WHT 2017 (100)

Patchscan shows that 100 of the SMY border were issued.

I have several more Ashokwahta Lodge #339 to post issued since the 2017 Jamboree, not sure if I am missing any. Please let me know if you are aware of any other issues.



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“[A] mere demarcation on parchment of the constitutional limits of the several departments, is not a sufficient guard against those encroachments which lead to a tyrannical concentration of all the powers of government in the same hands.” –James Madison, Federalist No. 48, 1788

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Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Death Wish Coffee Black Border Set S44 X26

Kittan Lodge #364 issued a two 2-piece sets which were made with the approval of Death Wish Coffee Co. which resides in the lodge boundaries.

The black bordered version is shown below:

Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Death Wish Coffee Black Border Set

Kittan Lodge #364 2018 NOAC Death Wish Coffee Black Border Set

The stats for this one should be:
S 44 BLK R WHT RED WHT FDL; Hammer and Porcupine head with Viking Helmet NAOC 2018 w/X26
X 26 BLK R WHT – WHT FDL; White Death Wish Coffee Co. RED WWW, NOAC 2018 w/S44 (500)

There is also a gold Mylar bordered version, does anyone have one available for trade or sale?




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“It is … [the citizens’] choice, and depends upon their conduct, whether they will be respectable and prosperous, or contemptable and miserable as a nation. This is the time of their political probation; this is the moment when the eyes of the world are turned upon them.” –George Washington, Letter to the Governors, 1783

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Ashokwahta Lodge #339 2017 E. Urner Goodman Winner White Border S27

Ashokwahta Lodge #339 issued a set of two flaps to commemorate its winning the E. Urner Goodman Award issued by the Order of the Arrow each year. The award was earned for 2016 and presented in 2017.

The E. Urner Goodman Award was established in 1969 as a tribute and testimonial to the Order’s founder, E. Urner Goodman. Its purpose is to encourage and challenge Order of the Arrow members and lodges to increase their effectiveness in promoting and increasing Scout camping in each council. Awards are presented to two outstanding lodges in each region annually. For a lodge to be eligible for consideration, the E. Urner Goodman Camping Award petition should be completed and forwarded with the lodge’s charter renewal application.

Here is the first flap:

Ashokwahta Lodge #339 2017 E. Urner Goodman Winner White Border S27

Ashokwahta Lodge #339 2017 E. Urner Goodman Winner White Border S27

The stats are:
S27 WHT R RED BLK BLK BSA; BLK WWW, E. Urner Goodman Winner WHT 2017 (300)

Patchscan shows that 300 of the White border were issued.

I have several more Ashokwahta Lodge #339 to post issued since the 2017 Jamboree, not sure if I am missing any. Please let me know if you are aware of any other issues.



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“[T]o preserve the republican form and principles of our Constitution and cleave to the salutary distribution of powers which that [the Constitution] has established … are the two sheet anchors of our Union. If driven from either, we shall be in danger of foundering.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to Judge William Johnson, 1823

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Ohkwaliha·Ká Lodge #34 Regular Issue Flap S3

I had posted this flap from Ohkwaliha·Ká Lodge #34 earlier this year, but was able to obtain a better image. Apparently the patch was made for those who paid there 2018 Dues.

Ohkwaliha·Ká Lodge #34 Regular Issue Flap S3

Ohkwaliha·Ká Lodge #34 Regular Issue Flap S3

The stats for this one should be:
S3 WHT R M/C WHT YEL FDL; TUR WWW, WHT Leatherstocking Council – 2018 Dues

Thanks to Gary M. for the image.

Still looking for one for my collection if anyone has one for trade or sale.



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“Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of America. You are to decide the important question, on which rest the happiness and liberty of millions yet unborn. Act worthy of yourselves.” —Joseph Warren (1775)

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Ashokwahta Lodge #339 Vigil Patch X6

Ashokwahta Lodge #339 issued a Vigil patch designated the X6.

Ashokwahta Lodge #339 Vigil Patch X6

Ashokwahta Lodge #339 Vigil Patch X6

The stats for this one are:
X6 RED R WHT YEL – RED WWW, YEL Brotherhood Service Cheerful TR

I have several more Ashokwahta Lodge #339 to post issued since the 2017 Jamboree, not sure if I am missing any. Please let me know if you are aware of any other issues.



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“Government, in my humble opinion, should be formed to secure and to enlarge the exercise of the natural rights of its members; and every government, which has not this in view, as its principal object, is not a government of the legitimate kind.” —James Wilson (1791)

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Section NE-2B 2016 Conclave Issues

The host of the 2016 Section NE-2B was conclave was Buckskin Lodge #4120 and it was held at Schiff Scout Reservation. The Theme was “The Difference.”

First is the participant patch shared a common design with the 4 versions of the pocket patch.

Section NE-2B 2016 Participant Patch

Section NE-2B 2016 Participant Patch

And a Red Mylar bordered version for the Host Lodge”

Section NE-2B 2016 Host Lodge Patch

Section NE-2B 2016 Host Lodge Patch

the Staff version with an SMY border:

Section NE-2B 2016 Staff Patch

Section NE-2B 2016 Staff Patch

and a GMY bordered Very Important Arrowman version:

Section NE-2B 2016 VIA Patch

Section NE-2B 2016 VIA
Patch

According to the OA Section List, Section NE-2b contains:

  • Kintecoying Lodge #4
  • Ktemaque Lodge #15
  • Shinnecock Lodge #360
  • Buckskin Lodge #412
  • Achewon Netopalis Lodge #427



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“The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and ignorant believe to be liberty.” —Fisher Ames (1788)

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