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Chisholm Trail Council
Abilene, TX
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1946
Lodge Totem: Buffalo
Name Translation: Name of Tribe 
Changes: 2004: Merged with Otena 295 to form Penatekas 561
 

 

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Lodge Issues
F1 RED C ORG BLK  no "330" in WHT buffalo; GER; (1958); FF  
F2a RED C ORG BLK  BLK "330" in WHT buffalo; GER; TLR; thick 1mm letters  
F2b RED C ORG BLK  TLM; thin BLK 1mm letters  
F3a RED C YEL BRN  A.R.; GER; TLS; no BRN wind swirl behind buffalo  
F3b RED C YEL BRN  TLR; BRN wind swirl behind buff  
F4a RED C YEL BRN  A.L.; GER; LBL & DYL swirl behind buffalo  
F4b RED C LYL DBR  LBL & DYL swirl behind buffalo  
F4c RED C YEL BRN  LBL, DYL & BRN swirl behind buffalo  
F4d RED C LYL BRN  LBL, DYL swirl w/BRN @ buffalo head but no BRN underneath buffalo  
F5a BLU R LYL DBR  NT; MVE  
F5b BLU R LYL DBR  TL  
F5c BLU R YEL BRN  TR  
F6a BLU R YEL DBR   125x59; CB; TLS; no BSA; vertical cliff (MVE: color BRN and shift)   
F6b BLU R YEL DBR   PB; TLS; no BSA; vertical cliff   
F6         
F7 BLU R YEL LBR LBR BSA; PB; TRS; HOR LBL cliff  
F8a LBR R YOR RED RED FDL; BRO; CD; CB; TAN & MAN buff; (1990); TLS  
F8b LBR R YOR RED RED TRS  
J1 ORG R M/C BRN YEL 200 mm RND; RED inner bdr; PB; (1992)  
J2 M/C C M/C BLK DYL PB; CD; "50th ANN"  
P1a RED R ORG RED  197 mm VER TRI; R/E; G tags to E at top; MVE: no tag G to E  
P1b RED R ORG RED  F R/E; G tags to E at bottom  
P2a RED C YOR RED  194x90 mm; CB; VER TRI; Asian EMB; HOR YEL in TX(1980)  
P2b RED C YOR RED  VER YEL in TX  
QS1 RED R DYL RED RED FDL; VER bkgd; VIG; 128x50 mm; (1986)  
R1 RED R ORG RED  76 mm; "DANCE TEAM CHAMPS AREA 1X-D"  
S1a RED C LYL BRN  no BRN wind swirl behind buffalo; (1965)  
S1b RED C LYL BRN  BRN wind swirl behind buffalo; 123x60 mm  
S1c RED C LYL BRN  BRN wind swirl behind buffalo; 128x60 mm  
S2a RED R LYL BRN  VER YEL; 128x61 mm; Native American on BLU cliff; thin 1 mm W's  
S2b RED R LYL BRN  thick 2mm W's  
S3a RED R LYL BRN  VER YEL; Native American on LYL cliff; squared bottom bdr; 129x63 mm  
S3b RED R LYL BRN  round bottom bdr; 130x65 mm  
S3c RED R LYL BRN  bottom of badge very rounded; 130x68 mm  
S4a RED R DYL BRN  HOR YEL; LBL cliff; LB; MVE  
S4b RED R DYL BRN  PBL cliff  
S5 LBR R YOR RED  PB; BRO  
S6 RED R YOR RED  PB; VIG  
S7a RED R LYL BRN BRN BSA; CB; RED lock stitch  
S7b RED R YEL BRN BRN CB; RED lock stitch  
S7c RED R YEL BRN BRN PB; BRN lock stitch  
S7d RED R DYL BRN BRN PB; BRN lock stitch  
S7e RED R YEL BRN BRN PB; LPR lock stitch  
S8a LBR R YOR RED RED SS; BRO; CB  
S8b LBR R YOR RED RED PB  
S9 RED R YOR RED RED SS; VIG; LBR head; Swiss; CB  
S10 RED R YOR RED RED FDL; VIG; DBR head; chainstitch bkgd; PB; MVE  
S11 LBR R YOR RED RED FDL; CD; CB; GRY & LBR buff; BRO; (1987)  
S12 MAR R LYL LBR LBR 40th ANNIVERSARY; (1987); CD; CB  
S13a BLU R M/C LBR LBR BSA; CD; CB; F R/E  
S13b BLU R M/C LBR LBR BSA; CD; CB; regular R/E  
S13c BLU R M/C LBR LBR No ORG in swirls  
S14 SMY R YOR BLK RED 75thOA; PB  
S15a LBR R YOR RED RED FDL; BRO; CD; PB; 9 mm "W's" & 3 mm wide; BRO; (1990)  
S15b BRN R YOR RED RED 8 mm "W"s & 2 mm wide BRO bars; (1992)  
S15.5 BRN R ORG RED RED 116x61; CD; PB; all CRM buffalo; 2mm wide BRO bars  
S15.7 RED R ORG RED RED CD; PB; chain stitch sewing goest lower left to upper right; arrowhead 10mm;shaft 3+ mm   
S16a RED R YEL LBR LBR CD; CB; ORD; 124x62 mm; HOR buffalo; (1992)  
S16b RED R YEL LBR LBR PB; VER buffalo  
S16c RED R DYL LBR LBR PB; chain stitch sky (1999)  
S16d         
S17 RED R LBL RED YEL NOAC94; issued by 295 & 330  
S18 M/C C M/C BLK DYL PB; CD; "50th ANN"  
S19a RED R LOR RED RED 118x63; clear PB; CD; HOR basket stitch; arrowhead 12mm; shaft 5mm; 14mm tall FDL; sticked "Certified by Kotson 330" (VIG)  
S19b RED R LOR RED RED 118x63 WHT PB; CD; HOR basket stitch; arrowhead 12mm; shaft 5mm; 14mm tall FDL; sticked "Certified by Kotso Lodge 330" (VIG)  
S20a BLU R LOR LBR LBR PB; no ORG details in wind stripes; 121x60 mm  
S20b BLU R LOR LBR LBR 116x61  
S21 BRN R ORG RED RED PB; CD; all CRM buffalo   
S21a?         
S21b?         
S21c?         
S21d?         
S22 WHT R WHT RED WHT CD; ghost; 2001 Jam  
S23a         
S23b         
S23 RED R DYL BRN RED CD; PB; BLU cliff; sticker "Certified by Kotso 330"; ORD   
S24 LBL R LOR LBR LBR CD; PB; error (2003)  
S25 BLK R BLK BLK  CD; PB; BLK "1946 2003"; WHT buffalo (Death flap)  
X1 BLK C LBL BLK  74x92 mm; fletch shape; "DANCE TEAM"; formerly listed as X1; most likely camp group issue; Was listed as YX2  
X2a BLK C GRY BLK YEL INDIAN DANCERS; shield w/ BLU inner bdr; TRR  
X2b BLK C GRY BLK YEL TLR  
 
YS1 WHT C M/C GRN GRN Asian EMB; BSA; origin unknown  
YS2      Now listed as eS1999  
YX1 RED C ORG BLK  TONKAWA TRIBE shield  
YX2      Restored as X1  
ZF1 RED C ORG BLK  Modern Asian fake of F1 (Malaysian fake)

Blue Book Chapter Listings

Tonkawa Tribe
X1 RED C ORG BLK   Lodge off-shoot from camp    

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eX1991?        (1991 Webelos Woods)
eX1992-2?        (1992 Webelos Woods)
eA1992 YEL C RED BLK  Kotso Lodge OA Webelos Lock-In  
eR1993-2?        (1993 Weboree)
eA1993 BLU     Kotso Lodge OA Webelos Lock-In  
eA1994 RED C DYL BLK  Kotso Lodge OA Webelos Lock-In  
eS1999 RED R M/C BLK M/C West Texas Trade-O-Ree 1999; BLK BSA & YEL FDL; came with matching CSP; CD; PB  
eA19xx           OA Webelos Lock-In   
eA2003 YEL C M/C RED YEL CD; PB; "The Gathering"; joint meeting with 295 (joint issue with 295)
Data for 96 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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