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West Suburban Council
La Grange, IL
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1939
Lodge Totem: Snapping turtle
Name Translation: Snapping Turtle  (Lenape)
Changes: 1948: Changed name from Delevan
1994: Merged with Shin-Go-Beek 334 to form Pachsegink 246
 

 

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Lodge Issues
A1 BRN R DYL BRN DBR DBR BSA on RED arrow  
A2 DBR R YOR BRN DBR DBR BSA on RED arrow; BLK lockstitch  
A3a BRN R YEL BRN DBR DBR BSA on RED arrow  
A3b DBR R DYL BRN DBR    
F1 BRN R ORG BRN  BRN NOAC 1988  
J1a WHT R WHT DYL  200x153 mm REC; RBR turtle with chain stitch  
J1b WHT R WHT DYL  203x150 mm REC; BRN turtle with chain stitch  
J1c WHT R WHT DYL  200x153 mm REC; RBR turtle with chain stitch; Arrow shaft and fletchings have a median strip  
J2 WHT R WHT DYL  195x153 mm REC; BRN turtle; rollover stitch  
J3 BRN R DYL BRN BLK CD; flap shape; ORG NOAC 1986; SMY arrow & 157  
J4 WHT R WHT GMY GMY REC 199x148 mm; no details in shell; CD; CB; TVE  
J5 WHT R WHT GMY GMY REC 198x148 mm; details in shell; ball shaped head  
N1 BRN P ORG RED BRN EMB; BSA  
P1a WHT R WHT RED  QC F R/E; RBR & GRN turtle  
P1b WHT R WHT RED  regular R/E; LBR & GRN turtle  
S1a BRN C DYL BRN  LYL BMT; 125mm wide; name connects to border at L, I and E; Arrow has a break at left front foot.; FF  
S1b RBR C DYL RBR  DGR BMT; FF  
S1c BRN C DYL BRN  Name connects to border at L,A,I, L and E; arrow passes over left leg DYL BMT(issued before S1b)  
S1d BRN C DYL BRN  Name connects to border at L,L and E; arrow runs under foot; DYL BMT  
S1e BRN C DYL BRN  Name connects to border at L,I,L and E; 121 mm wide DYL BMT  
S2a RBR C DYL RBR  wide lump in throat; MVE; WHT BMT; name connects @ L,L  
S2b RBR C DYL RBR  no lump in throat; MVE; WHT BMT; name connects @ L, E; MVE: BMT  
S3 RBR R DYL RBR  notches in upper corners filled in w/LBR; RED lock stitch (1965)  
S4a RBR R DYL RBR  YEL lock stitch in bdr; back foot DIAG & VER stitched (may have been issued prior to S3)  
S4b RBR R DYL RBR  BLK lock stitch  
S4c RBR R YEL RBR  BRN lock stitch  
S5a BRN R DYL BRN  back foot all DIAG stitched; RED lock stitch in bdr  
S5b BRN R DYL BRN  BRN lock stitch; MVE: YEL bkgd  
S5c BRN R DYL BRN  BLK lock stitch  
S5d BRN R DYL BRN  DGR lock stitch  
S5.5 BRN R YEL BRN  Bright Yellow bkgd  
S6 DBR R DYL BRN DBR DBR BSA on RED arrow; LB; PB  
S7 BRN R DYL BRN BRN CD; BRN BSA on RED arrow; rounded corners; PB  
S8 BRN R DYL BRN BLK CD; ORG NOAC 1986; SMY arrow  
S9 DBR R DYL BRN BRN BRN BSA on RED arrow VER stitch BKGD; squared top corners  
S10 DBR R DYL BRN DBR DBR BSA on RED arrow; VER stitch big head; rounded top corners  
S11a DBR R DYL DBR DBR CD; HOR stitch; 117x56 mm  
S11b DBR R DYL DBR DBR CD; HOR stitch; 122x56mm  
S11         
X1a WHT R WHT DYL  F R/E; RBR & GRN turtle; DYL center of fire; REC; F R/E RBR/GRN turtle; RED tab; CB; TRM  
X1b WHT R WHT DYL  regular R/E; DYL center of fire; RBR/GRN turtle; RED tab; CB; TRM  
X1c WHT R WHT YEL  regular R/E; YEL center of fire; BRN/GRN turtle; CB; WHT tab  
X1         
X2a WHT R WHT DYL  PB; WHT tab; TRS; BRN beading at turtle shell; BRN eye  
X2b WHT R WHT DYL  PB; WHT tab; TRS; RBR beading at turtle shell; YEL eye  
X3 DYL R M/C BRN BRN 40th ANN  
X4 RED R DBL WHT GMY GMY arrow 50  
X5 WHT R WHT DYL  REC 95x68 mm; CD; PB; no tab  
 
YC1 BRN  M/C   RED number 157; shape and size of turtle on J1  
YC2 BRN  WHT   RED number 157; designed like X1  
YC3 BRN  DYL   RED number 157; designed like S5  
YS1 BRN R ORG BRN BLK RED NOAC 1986; SMY arrow  
ZA1 BRN C ORG BRN BRN handmade repro of A1 (Handmade Fake)
ZS1 BRN C YEL BRN  handmade repro of S1  
ZS2 BRN C ORG BRN  handmade repro of S8 (Handmade fake)
ZS3 BRN C ORG BRN   handmade repro of F1   
ZS3?         

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eL1950  C BLK   BLK Annual Meeting; Goat shaped  
eR1989-1 BRN R ORG BRN  BRN Spring Fellowship  
eR1989-2 GRN R DOR GRN  GRN Fall Fellowship  
eR1990-1 BLK R WHT BLK WHT BLK Spring Fellowship  
eR1990-2 YEL R WHT BLK WHT BLK Fall Fellowship  
eR1991-1 LBL R YEL RED RED RED Fall Fellowship  
eR1991-2 LBL R YEL RED RED RED Fall Fellowship; name Misspelled 'Leekwani'  
eR1992-1 RED R TRQ BLK  BLK Spring  
eX1992-2 BLK R WHT RED BLK WHT Fall Fellowship  
eR1993-1 RED R BLK WHT WHT WHT Spring  
eR1993-2 BLU R LBL BLK YEL BLK Fall Fellowship  
N2   neckerchief issued to members attending section conclave in 89-91 timeframe. Black necherchief with white piping with what appears to be X5 sewn on 
Data for 69 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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