Boy Scout Handbooks from the Teens and Twenties First Come First Sold

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Russell Smart is a well known Scouter and collector in the hobby. I am helping him promote a group of Scout handbooks that he would like to find new owners for. Here is the message I got from him yesterday.

I have 25 first and second edition scout handbooks available. 1911 thru 1927. They are dupes from my upgrades over the past several years and are in decent condition but not great. On a scale of 1-10, I would grade most of them as 5-7. Priced fairly I think but I will certainly consider reasonable offers. If interested, send me at smart@worldjamboree.net.

 #1 August 1911 Handbook $400

 #2 November 1911 Handbook $300

 #3 January 1913 Handbook $450

dateeditionconditionnotes BIN Aug-11firstgood400 pp$400

date edition condition notes BIN
Aug-11 first good 400 pp $400

dateeditionconditionnotes BIN Nov-11firstgood404 pp$300

date edition condition notes BIN
Nov-11 first good 404 pp $300

dateeditionconditionnotes BIN Jan-13firstgood5th$450

date edition condition notes BIN
Jan-13 first good 5th $450

#4 May 1913 Handbook $400

#5 1913 Handbook $200

#6 December 1916 Handbook $100

dateeditionconditionnotes BIN May-13firstgood6th$400

date edition condition notes BIN
May-13 first good 6th $400

dateeditionconditionnotes BIN 1915secondgood13th$200

date edition condition notes BIN
1915 second good 13th $200

dateeditionconditionnotes BIN Dec-16secondgood15th$100

date edition condition notes BIN
Dec-16 second good 15th $100

#7 December 1916 $125

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item has been sold

dateeditionconditionnotes BIN Dec-16secondgood15th$125

date edition condition notes BIN
Dec-16 second good 15th $125

dateeditionconditionnotes BIN Dec-17secondgood17th$100

date edition condition notes BIN
Dec-17 second good 17th $100

dateeditionconditionnotes BIN Dec-17secondgood17th$100

date edition condition notes BIN
Dec-17 second good 17th $100

#10 May 1918 Handbook $100

#11 December 1918 Handbook $100

#12 December 1918 $100

dateeditionconditionnotes BIN May-18secondgood18th$100

date edition condition notes BIN
May-18 second go#`4od 18th $100

dateeditionconditionnotes BIN Dec-18secondgood18th reprint$100

date edition condition notes BIN
Dec-18 second good 18th reprint $100

dateeditionconditionnotes BIN Dec-18secondgood19th$100

date edition condition notes BIN
Dec-18 second good 19th $100

 #13 December 1918 Handbook $100

 #14 May 1919 Handbook $100

 #15 May 1919 Handbook $100

dateeditioncondition notesBIN Dec-18secondgood19th	$100

date edition condition notes BIN
Dec-18 second good 19th $100

dateeditioncondition notesBIN May-19secondgood20th	$100

date edition condition notes BIN
May-19 second good 20th $100

dateeditioncondition notesBIN May-19secondgood20th	$100

date edition condition notes BIN
May-19 second good 20th $100

 #16 December 1919 Handbook $100

 #17 January 1920 Handbook $100

 #18 January 1921 Handbook $100

dateeditioncondition notesBIN Dec-19secondgood21st	$100

date edition condition notes BIN
Dec-19 second good 21st $100

dateeditioncondition notesBIN Jan-20secondgood22nd	$100

date edition condition notes BIN
Jan-20 second good 22nd $100

dateeditioncondition notesBIN Jan-21secondgood23rd	$100

date edition condition notes BIN
Jan-21 second good 23rd $100

#19 June 21 Handbook $100

#20 June 1921 Handbook $100

#21 May 1923 Handbook $75

dateeditioncondition notesBIN Jun-21secondgood24a	$100

date edition condition notes BIN
Jun-21 second good 24a $100

dateeditioncondition notesBIN Jun-21secondgood24th	$100

date edition condition notes BIN
Jun-21 second good 24th $100

dateeditioncondition notesBIN May-23secondgood28th	$75

date edition condition notes BIN
May-23 second good 28th $75

#22 December 1923 Handbook $75

#23 January 1925 Handbook $75

#24 August 1925 Handbook $75

dateeditioncondition notesBIN Dec-23secondgood29th	$75

date edition condition notes BIN
Dec-23 second good 29th $75

dateeditioncondition notesBIN Jan-25secondgood31st	$75

date edition condition notes BIN
Jan-25 second good 31st $75

dateeditioncondition notesBIN Aug-25secondgood33rd	$75

date edition condition notes BIN
Aug-25 second good 33rd $75

 #25 March 1927 Handbook $75

dateeditioncondition notesBIN Mar-27secondgood36th	$75

date edition condition notes BIN
Mar-27 second good 36th $75

 

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Tuesday Scouting Hot Finds Newsletter December 16, 2014

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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I posted a video last night with some scenes from the recent Old Hickory TOR. I've got it linked in below for you to see. I hope you enjoy today's issue of the Hot Finds.

I almost bid on a nice MB sash yesterday that was in the Hot Finds this weekend. This one was from the 1930s and had some nice Senior Scout titles and MBs. I sat down with Ron Oslin and Joe Klos at the TOR this past weekend and started getting educated on Merit Badges.

As if folks didn't already know it really does work when you post in the Scout Patch Collectors Facebook group. I posted yesterday that I wanted something from Santa and had two offers within an hour to sell me the item. Now I didn't say you would get your Christmas wish but if you are looking for leads try it out!

I guess if you have some Boy Scout Christmas pieces now is the time to sell them. My family is a little slow putting out the decorations so this could make a good gift for a Scouter. I think I'd rather have the Taxidermy MB if I was shopping for myself.

I am working on another sales catalog and I should have it ready by the end of the week. I'm trying to publish one every month and this one will feature camp patches. You can find these and thousands of more items on my webstore at ScoutPatchHQ.com.

If all goes well I'll be driving down this week to check out a new antique mall booth location. We will see how this turns out but I'm excited for the possibility.

 

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Tuesday Scouting Hot Finds Newsletter December 9, 2014

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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Read down in today's issue to see the video that I just published which has already received some glowing reviews on Facebook. I've designed a simple system to use Boxware frames as a nice vertical display for Scouting memorabilia. In the 11+ minute video I share all the details and for the DIY type you can build one of these too.

Last night I finished typing up labels for my merit badge collection. I did this using Jensen's excellent MB Price Guide from 1994. I am going to compare it to the other resources I have today and see if I can have a finished product. Then it's time to start coming up with a display and of course a needs list.

The other project I'm going to start today is trying to make labels for a Senior Scouting collection to include Air Scout, Explorers and the rest. Jim Clough's book is my guide there but I'm also using a website I found out about recently by Michael Brown.

I've also spent time over the last few months organizing my rank collection and for that I've leaned on Paul Myer's book. For that project I actually have a video 3/4 of the way shot so look for that one to come out maybe before the new year.

As I'm headed to a TOR this weekend I keep getting the itch to rearrange my set up for shows. I'm sure lots of people do this the week of the event - trying to decide what to take and how to arrange it on the table. I think by the time the 2015 NOAC gets here I'll have it all answered. I'm renting three wall tables for the big show.

The plan is to record an interview tomorrow night for my podcast and with luck have it published by the weekend. This will be another show focused on ways that people are making money in the hobby.

 

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