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Oakland Area Council
Oakland, CA
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1948
Lodge Totem: Golden bear
Name Translation: Golden Bear  (Miwok)
Changes: 1965: Merged with Royaneh 282 to form Achewon Nimat 282
 

 

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A1 DYL  NBL   WAB, sateen w/ DYL flocked bear  
A2 RED  BLK YEL  LBR eye; 7 water lines; felt  
A3a RED   BLK YEL   back legs crossed w/BLK showing between; felt; 80mm bear   
A3b RED   BLK YEL   back legs crossed w/BLK showing between; felt; 75mm bear   
A3         
A4a RED   BLK YEL   no water lines; HOR WHT snowcap; felt; VER DGR trees on mountain; ribbed trees on right   
A4b RED   BLK YEL   no water lines; felt VER snowcap; VER trees on mtn; ribbed on right   
A4         
A5a RED  BLK YEL  HOR snowcap; DGR trees VER on mtn; ribbed on right; DYL bear; felt; 5 BLU water lines  
A5b RED  BLK YEL  dull YEL bear  
A6a RED  BLK YEL  VER snowcap; 5 DBL water lines; 77 mm bear; smooth dome; snowcap; felt  
A6b RED  BLK YEL  snowcap "notched" on top  
A7a RED  BLK YEL  HOR snowcap; GRN trees; all ribbed; felt  
A7b RED  BLK YEL  VER trees on mtn; ribbed trees on right  
A7c RED   BLK YEL   1st and 3rd trees on mtn VER; all others ribbed   
A8a RED  BLK YEL  HOR snowcap; GRN VER trees; BLK felt eye; felt  
A8b RED   BLK YEL   DPR EMB eye   
F1a RED C NBL DYL  double thick bdr on top; tags connect lodge number; FF  
F1b RED C NBL DYL  no tags between lodge numbers  
F2 RED C NBL YEL  NT; possibly the FF  
F3a RED C BLK YEL   BRN mtn; DGR trees; YEL bear; MVE   
F3b RED C BLK YEL  BRN mtn; BGR trees; YEL bear  
F3c RED C BLK LYL  BRN mtn; DGR trees; LYL bear  
F3d RED C BLK DYL  DBR mtn; GRN trees; DYL bear  
HF1a RED C NBL DYL NBL FDL; copy of F1 for Achewan Nimat's 30th ANN; PB  
HF1b RED C NBL DYL BLK FDL; copy of F1 for Achewan Nimat's 30th ANN; PB   
L1 M/C   LBR BLK BLK BSA; shield; BLK & LBR bdr; NOAC 65   
S1a RED R DPR YEL  VER LBR hill on left; bear has one ear & straight back  
S1b RED R NBL YEL     
S2 RED R NBL YEL  VER LBR hill on left; bear has two ears & pronounced should hump  
S3a RED R NBL YEL  HOR shiny LBR hill on left; number centered on bear  
S3b RED R NBL YEL  number touches top of back  
S3c RED R DPR YEL   number touches top of back   
S3d RED R DPR YEL  number centered on bear  
S3e RED R DPR YEL   bear has small head; no ears   
S4a RED R NBL YEL  HOR dull BRN hill on left  
S4b RED R DPR YEL     
X1 BLK C LPK YEL  15th ANN; scout sign (hand)  
 
YA1           Now listed as A4b   
YR1     DBL     48mm; DYL felt bear on DBL felt; (unconfirmed)   
ZA1 RED C NBL     no lodge name   
ZS1a RED R NBL YEL  PIG BEAR w/YEL bdr around bear  
ZS1b RED R DPR YEL     
ZS2 RED C NBL DYL  Fake of S2/S3; DYL hills and very crude DYL bear (MACHER N'GULT)  
ZS3 RED C NBL PYL  Fake of S2/S3; PYL hills and very crude PYL bear; one ear  
ZS4 RED C DPR DYL   Fake of S2/S3; DYL hills and very crude DYL bear (MACHER N'GULT); plastic back   

Blue Book Chapter Listings

Eden
F1 RED C WHT BLU     
Data for 47 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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