Best Posts on New York OA Trader from 22nd December – 28th December 2008

Too many posts to handle? If you missed out on a great post from last week, here’s a quick digest of the top posts that you may want to check out:
  • F or S? What’s in a Letter?
    Posted on Sunday, December 28th, 2008 in Collecting Basics – Comments: (2)
    Years ago in the dim ages…of collecting,  in the last millennium, letter conventions were established to allow collectors to talk about patches through the mail or in other non-face-to-face scenarios.A – Arrowhead Shaped PatchJ – Jacket Patch a larger patch of varying shapes to be worn on a jacketR – Round Patch, typically 4 inches in diameter or less.
  • Kamargo Lodge #294 A1
    Posted on Monday, December 22nd, 2008 in eBay – Comments: (0)
    Earlier this year, I ran a series of posts on the  Toughest New York OA to Collect (which I need to get back to).  One of the posts on Area 2-G covered Kamargo Lodge #294 an issue which was not mentioned in the post was the Kamargo Lodge #294 A1.
    Posted on Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008 in Checklists – Comments: (0)
    Harold Daw has created series of Catalogs for foreign badges by Scouting groups around the world. These PDF files are not for the faint of heart (or dial-up connection), the smallest is 1MB for Kazakhstan and currently the largest is 47MB for Alberta, Canada.
  • Shared Items From Around The Web – December 22, 2008
    Posted on Monday, December 22nd, 2008 in Miscellaneous – Comments: (0)
    349 – The Slaw of the Land: West Virginia Hot Dog MapDecember 21, 2008 – How do you eat your Hot Dog, Frankfurter, Coney…?Lightsabers Banned By UK Supermarket [Star Wars]December 21, 2008 – Some companies are going the whole hog and are banning the sale of any weapon-style products to anyone under the age of 18, even if they are clearly toys like these.
  • Shu Shu Gah Lodge #24 eA2008-3
    Posted on Monday, December 22nd, 2008 in Shu Shu Gah #24 – Comments: (0)
    John Pannell posted about the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)and its effect on Scout patches.  In a follow-up post, he shared some further information;Third Party testing certificates for lead content. There are two effects to this new regulation.
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