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Nashua Valley Council (230)
Lancaster, MA
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1964
Lodge Totem: Two Native Americans
Name Translation: Name of a Indian 
Changes: 1964: From merger of Tsutsusid 309 and Watatic 319
1994: Merged with Nikiwigi 329 to form Grand Monadnock 309
 

 

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Lodge Issues
A1 RED R BLU BLK  25th ANN; MVE: BLU  
F1 RED R LBL BLK  FF; LB; TL; FR/E  
J1 BLK R M/C RED LGR BSA; lodge name/no. @ bottom; OCT with dropped bottom; 166x155 mm  
J2 RED R M/C RED LGR BSA; similar design as J1  
N1 RED P WHT BLK  SSC design of A1; 25th ANN  
N2 RED P LBL BLK  SSC design of A1; 25th ANN  
N3 GRN P BLU     ELG; chieftain; "85"   
N4 ORG P BLU     ELG; chieftain; "85"   
N5 RED P BLU     ELG; chieftain; "85"   
N6 GRN P BLU     ELG; MGM Native American; YEL lettering, "86"   
N7 WHT P BLU   ELG; "86"  
N8 GRN P BLU     ELG; definition of elangomat   
R1 DBL R LBL BLK  TL  
R2 DBL R LBL BLK  IU "E" extends past feather tip; solid EMB; Swiss; MVE  
R3 DBL R LBL BLK  E doesn't extend past feather tip; solid Swiss EMB; PB  
R4 DBL R LBL BLK  UI; CD/PB; details in headband are random shapes  
R5 DBL R LBL BLK  UI; CD/plain back; 102 mm; details in headband are squares  
S1a RED R BLU BLK  IU; VER bkgd; F R/E; 53x118 mm; MVE - colors and border color  
S1b           Now listed as S1 MVE   
S1c RED R BLU BLK   IU; VER bkgd; regular R/E; 53x118 mm; MVE - colors and border color   
S2 RED R BLU BLK  UI; VER bkgd  
S3 RED R BLU BLK  UI; coarse HOR bkgd; MVE  
S4 RED R BLU BLK  IU; fine HOR bkgd; LB  
S5 RED R BLU BLK  UI; fine HOR bkgd; LB; MVE - colors & thick/thin letters  
S6a RED R BLU BLK  UI; 127 mm; VER bkgd; RND bottom; DBR Native American; CB  
S6b RED R LBL BLK  BRN Native American; CB  
S7           Now listed as YS1   
S8 RED R BLU BLK  UI; 120 mm; VER bkgd; RND bottom; PB  
S9 RED R SMY BLK  (35th ANN); 1980  
S10 RED R BLU BLK YEL FDL  
S11 RED R DPR WHT DPR FDL; HOR bkgd; very sharp details; Round bottom  
S12a RED R DVI WHT DVI SS; VER bkgd; squarish "9"; "CK" tag at bottom; MVE  
S12b RED R VIO WHT VIO SS; VER bkgd; squarish "9"; "CK" tag at bottom;   
S12c RED R DPU WHT DPU SS; VER bkgd; squarish "9"; "CK" tag at bottom;   
S12         
S13 RED R PUR WHT PUR SS; VER bkgd; rounded "9"; "CK" tag at top  
S14a SMY R DPR WHT DPR SS; (40th ANN); thin lettering; MVE - colors  
S14b SMY R DVI WHT DVI SS; (40th ANN); was S15  
S15           Now listed as S14 b   
S16a RED R PUR WHT PUR SS; HOR bkgd; SS very hard to see; thin letters  
S16b RED R PUR WHT PUR SS; HOR bkgd; SS very hard to see; thick letters (issued after S20)  
S17 RED R PUR WHT PUR SS; Nat'l Chief; PB (NOAC86)  
S18 RED R PUR WHT PUR FDL; Nat'l Chief; CD; plain back (NOAC86)  
S19 RED R PUR WHT VIO FDL; like S16 but darker FDL; MVE  
S20 SMY R DPR SMY DPR FDL; 45th ANN; 75thOA  
S21 PUR R M/C BLK GRN FDL; "SERVICE LODGE 1993 NE-1B CONCLAVE"; fundraiser  
S22 LGY R M/C BLK GRN FDL; same design; for staff  
S23 DYL R M/C BLK GRN FDL; same design; for dignitaries  
S24 RED R PUR WHT  no FDL or BSA; CD; (error)  
X1 RED R BLU BLK  (30th ANN); REC; 1975  
 
YJ1 BLK R M/C RED LGR BSA; no lodge name/no. at bottom; PROTO of J1; 165x157 mm  
YS1 BBL R BLU BLK  Was listed as S7; probable sample  
ZS1 WHT R PUR WHT PUR SS; Nat'l Chief; CD  
ZS2 RED R BLK WHT BLK FDL  
ZS3 WHT R BLK WHT BLK FDL; 75thOA  
Data for 55 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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