Articles from August 2010

Empire State Trade-O-Ree

What: Second Annual Empire State Trade-O-Ree

WHEN: October 16th, 2010 9:00 am-3:00 pm (dealer setup at 7:45 am)


Directions: (from NYS Thruway I-90…TOR is less than 1 mile from end of exit ramp): *Take Exit #33 (Verona-Rome-NY Route 365). *Head East on Rt. 365 (Eastbound) towards Rome. *At 2nd light from exit, take left onto Spring St. *At stop sign, make left onto Main St. *Turn right onto Volunteer Ave. *Fire station is at the top of the hill.


Tables: $8.00 provides you one 8-foot banquet table for selling/trading your items. Space is limited to 30 tables, so reserve yours TODAY!

In addition to trading, buying, and selling Boy Scout memorabilia/
collectibles, the following will also be available:
*Scouting Memorabilia Displays and Competition (come and show off your
*Free Space available for “Trade Only” swapping (after all, this is a
*Free Table Space available for Scout Councils and O.A. Lodges to sell
Trading Post items
*Nearby Lodging, Restaurants, and Entertainment Only Minutes Away
(details available in TOR flyer)

I’ll be there again, and hope to see many of my readers there too.

Hey Ray save me two tables, the check is in the mail!


The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
William James
US Pragmatist philosopher & psychologist (1842 – 1910)

Shared Items From Around The Web – August 31, 2010


Weekly Roundup – NY OA Trader August 23 – August 29, 2010

Busy Weekend? Away at Camp or the Section conclave?

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Brooklyn Air Scout Strip

OK its not a red and white strip, but is is an item of interest to NY Council strip Collectors that I wrote about last week . This color combination was used by the Air Scouts.  While there was  still a day and a half left to go it was already over $ 200.00.   Where did it end?

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

The anserwers after the jump or by clicking on the iamge.


Ga-Hon-Ga Lodge #34 2010 National Jamboree X8

Kevin Montano sends along an image of the 2010 National Jamboree issue from Ga-Hon-Ga Lodge #34 of the Revolutionary Trails Council. Ga-Hon-Ga Lodge only issued a chevron patch to be used with its new regular issue flap.

Ga-Hon-Ga Lodge #34 2010 National Jamboree X8 with S10

Blue Book stats for this one should be:
X8 RED R M/C – RED FDL, RED 2010 National Scout Jamboree LBL 100 Years of Scouting

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“When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.” – Edmund Burke


Shared Items From Around The Web – August 30, 2010


1984 NE-2A Section Conclave Collector Can

Here is a unique collectible from the 1984 NE-2A Section conclave, a savings bank in the format of a soda can.

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

The Lodges in Section NE-2A according to the OA Section List included:

  • Sisilija Lodge #19
  • Wakpominee Lodge #48
  • Nischa Nimat Lodge #181
  • Ta-Oun-Ya-Wat-Ha Lodge #268
  • Loon Lodge #364
  • Onteroraus Lodge #402
  • Thay-En-Da-Ne-Gea Lodge #418


Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish dramatist & socialist (1856 – 1950)