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Tamarack Council
Rutherford, NJ
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1936
Lodge Totem: Night hawk
Name Translation: Spirit  (Sioux)
Changes: 1950: Changed name from Tamarack
1986: Disbanded when council absorbed by neighbors; members split between Meechgalanne 178 and Oratam 484
 

 

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Lodge Issues
A1           Now listed as eA1960   
A2 GRN  WHT GRN  EMB on WHT felt; "AREA 2F CHAMPS"; 1962; 110x90 mm   
A3 RED C WHT RED  1967 AREA 2B champions; twill; 109x76 mm   
C1 WHT   M/C     Chenille eagle dancer for WAKANTA Thunderbirds; never issued as a patch, part of a Dance Team jacket   
F1a YOR R WHT RED  FF; MTZ; FR/E; no tags from letters to border(1961)   
F1b DYL R WHT RED  FR/E; MVE   
F1c YEL R WHT RED   FR/E   
F2 BLU R YEL GRN  MVE; (1963)   
HF1 BLU R YEL GRN  Historical repro of F2 as fundraiser for the Northeast Scout Museum, marked "Historic" on reverse   
J1 DBL R DBL YEL  RND; twill; 115 mm; (1966)   
J2 ORG R DBL YEL  VER throat; 94x84 BLU bird; 154 mm RND; CB   
J3a ORG R DBL YEL   VER throat; 90x80 mm; BGY bird; thn inner ORG bdr; 154 mm RND   
J3b ORG R DBL YEL   BLU bird; thk inner ORG bdr; PB(1985)   
J4 ORG R DBL YEL  dull YEL used; HOR throat; 87x80 mm; bright pale BLU bird; PB; (1986)   
N1a   TAN BLU  SSC design   
N1b   PYL BLU  SSC design   
N1c     DYL BLU   SSC design   
N2 RED P DYL RED  SSC design   
N2.5 RED P YEL BLK  SSC ; Philmont OA Expedition 1970   
N3 BLU P YEL GRN  SSC design   
N3.1     YEL     SSC, 1970 Philmont Trek-Crew 1   
N3.2     YEL     SSC, 1970 Philmont Trek-Crew 2   
N3.3     YEL     SSC, 1970 Philmont Trek-Crew 3   
N4 RED P WHT RED YEL SSC design; FDL   
N5   WHT RED YEL SSC design; FDL   
R1a DBL C YOR ORG  77mm RND; PBL bird; WAB; chest stitched like feathers; RED eye does not touch beak   
R1b DBL C YOR ORG  LBL bird; periods tagged to middle of W's; 74mm; RED eyes tags to beak   
R1c DBL C YOR YOR  LBL bird; periods tagged to top of W's; 74mm; RED eye does not touch beak   
R2 DBL C YOR YOR  72 mm RND; BLU bird; chest EMB in rows   
R3 BLK C WHT BLK  THUNDERBIRDS champions; YEL "63"; 75 mm   
R4 DBL R ORG YEL  78 mm RND; (1966)   
R5 BLU C WHT RED  1966 dance team champions; twill; 78 mm   
R6 RED R WHT BLK  1970 Philmont Expedition; 76 mm   
S1 DYL R WHT RED  VER bkgd; (1965)   
S2a DYL R WHT RED DYL FDL; HOR bkgd; DBL bird; PB;   
S2b DYL R WHT RED DYL BLU bird   
S2c DYL R WHT RED DYL LBL bird   
S2          
S3 DYL R PUR DYL DYL FDL; 1936-1986; (50th ANN); PB   
S4 YOR R WHT RED DYL FDL; PB; (1986)   
X1 BLK C WHT RED  1968 WAKANTA thunderbirds; felt; pipe shape; 78x125 mm   
X2 RED C WHT M/C  1971 AREA 2B champions; twill; feather shape; 153x64 mm   
 
YN1     TAN BLU   SSC design; prototype for N1 on rectangular material   
ZA1 LOR C LBR RED  Fake of A1; 124x95mm solid; DBL thurnderbird; (rdgchf on eBay) (Handmade Fake) 
ZA2 LOR C LBR RED   Fake of A1; 124x95mm solid; LBL thurnderbird; (rdgchf on eBay)   
ZF1 DYL R WHT RED  PBL bird; thread to bdr E & 4; FR/E   
ZF2 DYL R WHT RED   BGY bird; thread to bdr E & 4   
ZF3 DYL R WHT RED  PBL bird; thread to bdr W & 8; FR/E   
ZF4 YEL C WHT RED   Fake of F1; (rdgchf on eBay)   

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Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eA1960 DYL C WHT RED  25th ANN Fellowship; twill; 115x80 mm; formerly listed as A1   
Data for 51 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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