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Crescent Bay Area Council
West Los Angeles, CA
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1942
Lodge Totem: Twelve pointed sun
Name Translation:  
Changes: 1972: Merged with Walika 228 to form Malibu 566


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Lodge Issues
A1 M/C C ORG RED  RED and WHT C/E   
F1a YEL C GRN RED  FF; fat points that extend to edge of sun; (1954)   
F1b YEL C GRN RED  thin points that do not extend; FF   
L1 BRN   DBR     VIGIL TRI; WHT arrows   
R1a   DYL   sateen; "3 INCH"; COP points; MVE; (1947)   
R1b   DYL   ORG points; MVE   
R2   DYL   WAB; sateen; "2 INCH"; (1948)   
R3a   DYL   sateen; "3 1/4 INCH"; points all same size   
R3b   DYL   points are different sizes   
R4 DYL C ORG   -1962   
R5 DYL R DYL   COP points   
R6a YEL R ORG   COP points   
R6b YEL R ORG   ORG points   
S1 YEL C RED BLK  (1959); MVE   
S2 YEL R RED BLK  arrow above "WWW"   
S3a YEL R RED BLK  arrow below "WWW"; name tags to border   
S3b YEL R RED BLK  arrow below "WWW"; name does not tag to border   
S4a YEL R RED BLK  arrow points at "WWW"; no period after "CALIF"; MVE   
S4b YEL R RED BLK  period after "CALIF."; Regular R/E   
S4c YEL R RED BLK   period after "CALIF."; F R/E   
S5a YEL R M/C BLK  BRN tepees; (1965)   
S5b YEL R M/C BLK  DBR tepees; PUR mountains   
S5c YEL R M/C BLK  DBR tepees; DVI mountains   
S5d YEL R M/C BLK  DBR tepees; very rounded lower corners; (called "the boat")   
S6 RED R M/C BLK  BRO; DBR tepees; (1970)   
S7 WHT R M/C BLK  VIG; DBR tepees; MVE; (1970)   
S8 PUR R M/C BLK  OFFICER; DBR tepees; (1970)   
S9 LBL R M/C BLK  special service; MVE; (1970)   
S10 YEL R M/C BLK  YEL over PUR R/E   
S11 YEL R M/C BLK  YEL over LBL R/E   
X1 DRD   DRD     YEL SSC on DRD felt arrow; (1943)   
X2 DYL R BLK WHT  25th ANN; oval   
X3 WHT R PGR YEL  30th ANN; TRI; 1972   
X4 BGR C NBL YEL   30th ANN; TRI; officers; 1972   
YS1 YEL R M/C BLK   VER sky; prototype   
YS2 RED R M/C BLK   VER sky; prototype   
ZS1 PUR R M/C BLK   PUR R/E on S5a   
ZS2 WHT R M/C BLK   WHT R/E on S5a   
ZS3 LBL R M/C BLK   LBL R/E on S5a   

Miscellaneous Items and User Added Images
N? 1963 Area 12E Fellowship     
N? 1970 Area 12E Fellowship     

Blue Book Chapter Listings

  No known issues from this chapter    

R1 ORG R WHT ORG  twill; 12 mm; Dancing Amer. Indian    

S1 ORG R M/C RED  Spelling "DACOTAH"    

A1 RED C TAN DBL  twill; 79x83 mm; changed name to Dakota    

  No known issues from this chapter    

R1a DYL R DPR BLK  solid; 103 mm; flat R/E; DPR cones on inner border    
R1b DYL R PUR BLK  solid; PUR rods on inner border    

R1 BLK R WHT BLK  twill; 82 mm    
X1 WHT R RED DYL  REC; 64x115 mm    

  No known issues from this chapter    

A1a BLK C BLK WHT  solid; 82x107 mm; DBR/BRN otter; GRY arrow    
A1b BLK C BLK WHT  solid; DBR/LBR otter; GRY arrow    
A2 BLK C BLK WHT   solid; 82x107 mm; RED arrow; (for Past Ch Chief)    

  No known issues from this chapter    

A1 RED C TRQ BLK  solid; 75x99 mm    
L1 LBL   M/C     Beaded on leather; Rosette    

R1 RED C BLK BLK  twill; twill eyes    
R2 RED R BLK BLK  twill; EMB eyes    
eL1958-1   TAN   1958 Pioneer Day; Arrowhead shape    
eL1958-2     TAN     1958 Pioneer Day; "Staff"; Arrowhead shape    
eYL1954     TAN     1954 "Sioux" (Unconfirmed if chapter was named Sioux in 1954)    

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eR1960 YEL R GRN YEL  Pow Wow   
eR1964 RED R RED BLU  Pow Wow   
eX1966 ROR C ROR ROR  Tokala   
eX1968 GRN C YEL GRN  Tokala   
eR1969 YEL R ORG BLK   Acorn festival   
eX1971-1 BLU C BLU BLU  Tokala   
eX1971-2 BLU C YEL BLU  Tokala (Award)   
eL19xx   LBR DBL  Training Conference; Hand made   
Data for 66 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.

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