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State of the Hobby – OA Half Moon Lodge 28 “F1a Flap”

An auction recently ended on eBay for a First Flap from Half Moon Lodge #28.


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

Bidding started at $ 49.99 for this auction and 4 unique bidders including 3 who stuck in at over $ 60.00 drove the price to $ 70.00.



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“It is the manners and spirit of a people which preserve a republic in vigor. A degeneracy in these is a canker which soon eats to the heart of its laws and constitution.” –Thomas Jefferson (1781)

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Half Moon Lodge #28 70 Years of Lodge Service Green Mylar Bordered CSP X20

Half Moon Lodge #28 has issued several different patches to commemorate its 70th Anniversary, This is the fourth and final of four CSP’sand one of two with a White background.

Half Moon Lodge #28 70 Years of Lodge Service Green Mylar Bordered CSP X20

Half Moon Lodge #28 70 Years of Lodge Service Green Mylar Bordered CSP X20

The stats for this one are:
X20 GRM R WHT GRN GRN FDL; GRM = Green Mylar GRN 70 Years of Lodge Service, Rip Van Winkle Council BSA CSP

PatchScan shows a total of 200 CSP’s between the two versions. I’m told there were 50 of the Green Mylar Border made.



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“Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place. It may be a reflection on human nature that such devices should be necessary to control the abuses of government. What is government itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?” –James Madison

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Half Moon Lodge #28 70 Years of Lodge Service Green Bordered CSP X19

Half Moon Lodge #28 has issued several different patches to commemorate its 70th Anniversary, This is the third of four CSP’sand one of tw0 with a White background.

Half Moon Lodge #28 70 Years of Lodge Service Green Bordered CSP X19

Half Moon Lodge #28 70 Years of Lodge Service Green Bordered CSP X19

The stats for this one are:
X19 GRN R WHT GRN GRN FDL; GRN 70 Years of Lodge Service, Rip Van Winkle Council BSA CSP

PatchScan shows a total of 200 CSP’s between the two versions. I’m told there were 150 of the Green Border.



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“Nothing is more certain than that a general profligacy and corruption of manners make a people ripe for destruction” –John Witherspoon

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Half Moon Lodge #28 70th Anniversary Silver Mylar Bordered CSP X18

Half Moon Lodge #28 has issued several different patches to commemorate its 70th Anniversary, This is the second of four CSP’s is reversal of their standard design colors with a green background but with a Silver Mylar border.

Half Moon Lodge #28 70th Anniversary Silver Mylar Bordered CSP X18

Half Moon Lodge #28 70th Anniversary Silver Mylar Bordered CSP X18

The stats for this one are:
X18 SMY R GRN WHT WHT FDL; WHT 70 Years of Cheerful Service, Rip Van Winkle Council BSA CSP



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“Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules.” –Thomas Jefferson

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Half Moon Lodge #28 70th Anniversary Silver Mylar Bordered Flap S51

Half Moon Lodge #28 has issued several different patches to commemorate its 70th Anniversary, The is the reversal of their standard design but with a green background and a silver Mylar border. It was issued in a smaller quantity then the White bordered version.

Half Moon Lodge #28 70th Anniversary Silver Mylar Bordered Flap S51

Half Moon Lodge #28 70th Anniversary Silver Mylar Bordered Flap S51

The stats for this one are:
S51 SMY R GRN WHT WHT FDL; WHT 70 Years of Cheerful Service, Rip Van Winkle Council BSA



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“Let justice be done though the heavens should fall.” –John Adams

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Half Moon Lodge #28 70th Anniversary White Bordered CSP X17

Half Moon Lodge #28 has issued several different patches to commemorate its 70th Anniversary, The first CSP is reversal of their standard design colors with a green background and white border.

Half Moon Lodge #28 70th Anniversary White Bordered CSP X17

Half Moon Lodge #28 70th Anniversary White Bordered CSP X17

The stats for this one are:
X17 WHT R GRN WHT WHT FDL; WHT 70 Years of Cheerful Service, Rip Van Winkle Council BSA CSP



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“Be not intimidated … nor suffer yourselves to be wheedled out of your liberties by any pretense of politeness, delicacy, or decency. These, as they are often used, are but three different names for hypocrisy, chicanery and cowardice.” –John Adams (1765)

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Half Moon Lodge #28 70th Anniversary White Bordered Flap S50

Half Moon Lodge #28 has issued several different patches to commemorate its 70th Anniversary, The first is reversal of their standard design but with a green background and white border.

Half Moon Lodge #28 70th Anniversary White Bordered Flap S50

Half Moon Lodge #28 70th Anniversary White Bordered Flap S50

The stats for this one are:
S50 WHT R GRN WHT WHT FDL; WHT 70 Years of Cheerful Service, Rip Van Winkle Council BSA



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“The name of American, which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of Patriotism, more than any appellation derived from local discriminations.” –George Washington

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