1948 BOY SCOUT HANDBOOK, AND TENDERFOOT PIN (FLEUR DE LIS & EAGLE DESIGN)

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Item location: Greenville, South Carolina US
$44.00 USD
+ $4.55 shipping

Product Details

Topic:
American (US)
Region:
North America
Publisher:
Boy Scouts of America
Signed:
No
Binding:
Softcover, Wraps
Place of Publication:
New York, NY
Subject:
LOT - Boy Scout Handbook and pin
Year Printed:
1949
Special Attributes:
Illustrated
Country/Region of Manufacture:
United States
Language:
English
Original/Facsimile:
Original

Seller Details

Seller:
pens*mini*me
Seller Rating:
159 (100%)
Ships to:
United States, Europe, Australia, + 11 more...
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USPS Media Mail
Returns Accepted:
Yes

Additional Product Information

1948 Boy Scout Handbook, and Tenderfoot Pin. The book has 566 pages. Soft cover. The pin is an early one the Fleur de Lis outline and an Eagle in the foreground, and a star by each wing. First a "tenderfoot" must learn how to be a Boy Scout, and the motto, the requirements, the rules, the oath, the Scout Laws and more. Later chapters cover outdoor skills, merit badges and the road to Eagle Scout. In addition you also love the 1949 ads. the book is in very good condition, the spine is sound, slight curved of the corners, a bit of soiling and dog-eared corners within, bright pages, one small tear, and a few pencil marks. The pin is in good condition too with minor surface wear and tarnish. Please see the 17 photos above and below to confirm the condition of this book and pin.

Item 483089/7914 ◊ 1948 Boy Scout Handbook, and Tenderfoot Pin (Fleur De Lis & Eagle Design).

Rare and original "1948 Boy Scout Handbook, and Tenderfoot Pin (Fleur De Lis & Eagle Design)"  Publisher: Boy Scouts of America, New York, NY. This wonderful little volume measures approx. 6-5/8” x 4.25" and contains 566 pages (plus the covers.)   Soft cover. .

And no scout is complete with a tenderfoot Boy Scout pin.  This is an early version.  It has the  Fleur de Lis outline and an Eagle in the foreground, and a star by each wing.   It made of a metal alloy and measures approximately 7/8" x 3/4".  It has a hinged-style, safety pin clasp.

Any of you who have been in Scouting know that the first thing a "tenderfoot" must learn is how to be a Boy Scout, and the motto, the requirements, the rules, the oath, the Scout Laws, and the Scout Slogan.   "Be Prepared."   "Do a good turn daily."   Not bad precepts to live by.

Additional chapters cover outdoor skills, hiking, cooking, first aid, swimming, and more: merit badges and the road to Eagle Scout.

In addition to the multitude of pages dedicated to scouting, you also love the ads … for products such as Louisville Slugger bats, Vitalis, Flexible Flyer Sleds, Wilson's sporting goods, Ked's sneakers, Coca Cola, and Mercurochrome.

This attractive "1948 Boy Scout Handbook" is in very good condition.  The spine is sound, although there is slight curving of the corners. This book was actually put to use by a Mr. Harald Yoder (name on first page,) so there is some soiling and dog-eared corners in the interior pages.  But the pages are bright, and we only saw one small tear, and a few pencil marks inside.   In addition the Boy Scout pin is in good condition too, although here is minor surface wear and tarnish. The pin mechanics are in good working condition, and grips tightly, although stick pin is slightly bent.

Please see the 17 photos above and below to confirm the condition of this book and pin.

A fantastic and very rare find, "1948 Boy Scout Handbook, and Tenderfoot Pin (Fleur De Lis & Eagle Design)," and is a great addition to any historical collection for display or as a reference guide!!

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