Look Back – Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 2015 NOAC Contingent Set S39 X10

Two years ago, I was posting about 2015 NOAC and Centennial issues. Here is one of three 2-piece sets from Tkaen DoD Lodge #30, the 2015 NOAC Contingent Set.

The Lodge Advisor confirmed there were a total of 500 sets produced broken down as follows:
35 Contingent member sets with gold mylar border
265 Trader sets with purple border
200 Fundraiser sets with yellow border

Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 2015 NOAC Contingent Set S39 X10

Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 2015 NOAC Contingent Set S39 X10

I’m still looking for this one if anyone has one for trade or sale.



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Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 25th Anniversary Flap Gray Ghost S43

Tkaen DoD has issued a series of three flaps to commemorate their 25th Anniversary. The patches share a common design and transition from full color to full ghost. The design acknowledges the three predecessor lodges by using the lodge numbers in each of the three hills in the design, 30, 186 and 394.

Here is the third version, a gray ghost:

Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 25th Anniversary Flap Gray Ghost S43

Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 25th Anniversary Flap Gray Ghost S43

The stats for this one are:
S43 GRY R GRY GRY GRY FDL; GRY 30, 186, 394 1992-2017, WWW Gray Ghost

According to PatchScan, there were 125 sets made.



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Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 25th Anniversary Flap S42

Tkaen DoD has issued a series of three flaps to commemorate their 25th Anniversary. The patches share a common design and transition from full color to full ghost. The design acknowledges the three predecessor lodges by using the lodge numbers in each of the three hills in the design, 30, 186 and 394.

Here is the second design, the lodge name and number are now in gray:

Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 25th Anniversary Flap S42

Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 25th Anniversary Flap S42

The stats for this one are:
S42 GRY R M/C GRY GRY FDL; GRY 30, 186, 394 1992-2017 RED WWW

According to PatchScan, there were 125 sets made.



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Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 25th Anniversary Flap S41

Tkaen DoD has issued a series of three flaps to commemorate their 25th Anniversary. The patches share a common design and transition from full color to full ghost. The design acknowledges the three predecessor lodges by using the lodge numbers in each of the three hills in the design, 30, 186 and 394.

Here is the first full color design:

Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 25th Anniversary Flap S41

Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 25th Anniversary Flap S41

The stats are:
S41 GRY R M/C BLK GRY FDL; GRY 30, 186, 394 1992-2017 RED WWW

There were 125 sets made.



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Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 Prism/NEXT Flap S40 Update

I posted about this Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 Prism/NEXT S40 flap back in October 2016.

Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 Prism/NEXT Flap S40

Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 Prism/NEXT Flap S40

the PatchScan data confirms that 55 were made by Shelby Patch company last August. The design appeared to be identical to that of a Prism Flap issued by Occoneechee Lodge #104, not sure if the used the same manufacturer.



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Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 Prism/NEXT Flap S40

I had not seen this one before, but Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 issued a flap for the Prism/Next events held this past summer. Peter Reif the Lodge Advisor advised

…that (the flap) was made to cover the cost of transportation for our contingent to attend the 2016 National OA conference NEXT at Indiana University. Only 55 pieces were made. The first 50 were sold to members @ $10 each. The remaining 5 will be put up for auction at our January annual banquet.

Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 Prism/NEXT Flap S40

Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 Prism/NEXT Flap S40

The stats for this should be:
S40 BLK R BLK PUR BLK FDL; BLK WWW, SBR, LGR Prism M/C NEXT

Anyone have one for trade or sale?


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Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 2015 NOAC Contingent Set S39 X10

I’ve have been told, Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 issued 3 two-piece sets for the 2015 NOAC, held at East Lansing Michigan, Peter Reif the Lodge Advisor confirmed the information and advised that the following sets were ordered by the lodge.

There were a total of 500 sets produced broken down as follows:
35 Contingent member sets with gold mylar border
265 Trader sets with purple border
200 Fundraiser sets with yellow border

He sent along a scan of the Contingent set:

Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 2015 NOAC Contingent Set S39 X10

Tkaen DoD Lodge #30 2015 NOAC Contingent Set S39 X10

The stats are:
S39 GMY R M/C BLK YEL FDL; RED WWW, WHT outlined BLK NOAC 2015 E. Lansing, MI OA100 Logo w/X10 – Contingent
X10 GMY R LPR – WHT FDL; WHT Honoring Our Heritage OA100 Logo w/S39 – Contingent

Peter further advised:

The lower patch contains our historical lodge totems with their dates of operation EXCEPT that the false face image for Seneca lodge 394 had to be replaced by an image of past Seneca Chief Red Jacket because the SNI would not grant us permission to use the false face image for this patch.

Looking for a trade or purchase of this Gold Mylar Version



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