Hardest NY OA – Nischa Nitas Lodge #410 J1

Hardest NY OA To Collect

I’ve just begun a series on the hardest NY OA issues to collect based on a recent thread in Patch-L. Here is one of the toughest items from Nischa Nitas Lodge #410.

I actually held one in my hands once, but it is the only time I’ve seen it up close and personal. It had a very short run and is also very collectible as a Ceremonial Team issue.

One Nischa Nitas Lodge #410 J1 just finished up on eBay for nearly $ 1600.  At most this may be the second one I’ve seen on eBay over the last 10 years of steady searching.

Also one of the nicest, but simple looking designs in a Jacket Patch.

Hardest NY OA - Nischa Nitas Lodge #410 J1

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  1. Neale Cummings says:

    I am very happy to say I have finally purchased one of the 35 Lodge 410 J-1 Jacket Patches that exist.

    I have always thought that after trying to collect everything else for that lodge that I would never get the opportunity to own one. I have only seen this patch on Ebay twice in the past, and bid high both times and still got out bid.

    But I have since found one in mint condition and yes it was over $1559.00.

    Does anyone know the year they were made?


  2. nyoatrader says:

    Great get, unfortunately I’m not sure when they first came out. Seems there is another on eBay right now.

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