Boy Scouts of America and Eagle Scout Rings

Dating an eagle scout

In the metalized eagleIt is usually only

In the price of silver rose dramatically and the medal was changed to silver-plated, die-struck copper. These Palms recognize additional merit badges earned before completing the Eagle board of review. The initial versions were based on the last Stange version but with the ribbon attached through the clutch pins instead of a bar this led to damage of the ribbon. Previously, he would have needed to wait three months after his Eagle board of review to receive his Bronze Palm, another three months for his Gold Palm and another three for his Silver Palm.

Changes to the scroll and to the eagle pendant were not always introduced at the same time, therefore types may be somewhat mixed. The production of badges and emblems changed in to the rolled edge now in current use, thus eliminating the various colored backgrounds.

The second version has moreAdults who had earned Eagle Scout

The Eagle Scout Mentor pin was introduced in early in a gold-colored version. The new stylized Eagle Scout badge with no text was a major change that proved to be unpopular. The pendant was changed to pewter and enlarged due to the lighter rigidity of the material. In early it was changed to a silver-colored antique finish to match the mother and father pins but in was changed back to gold-colored.

Minor differences are in the white edged ribbon and the sterling silver markings. Sterling silver medals were produced from the same dies and from this time were only available on special order. It is usually only worn on ceremonial occasions, and can be worn by both youth and adults while wearing the badge or square knot. Adults who had earned Eagle Scout began to be recognized in with a red, white and blue ribbon bar. The engraving on the version is especially fine.

The second version has more distinctive feathering on the back side of the pendant. In the metalized eagle changed back to standard thread due to problems with wearing and the scroll and text were enlarged. The border and the eagle were done in silver metalized thread and the Be Prepared text was in blue. For instance, a Scout who has earned eight Palms would wear two silver Palms and a gold Palm.

The engraving on the version is

Although the Venturing and Sea Scout programs use different uniform shirts, the current knot is available only with a tan background that matches the Boy Scout uniform. The version is very similar to the Robbins version, but the bend in the scroll is much flatter, more like a sideways V as compared to the S on the Robbins scroll. The Eagle Scout merit badge was sewn onto the top of the merit badge sash that was also created for the jamboree. With the introduction of the Improved Scouting Program in came an overhaul of many badges and emblems.

Minor differences areSterling silver medals were produced from

It was at this time that Eagle Scout became a full-fledged rank. The clasp on the scroll was changed from the pin on type to a double clutch back. Mother's oval pin, Dad's oval pin, Mentor oval pin, Eagle badge, and Eagle award medal The Eagle Scout badge is worn on the left shirt pocket by youth. Only of these medals were issued, making them the rarest version.

They produced six distinct variants, all in sterling silver. Scholarships vary in the amount awarded.

As with other patches of the time, the rank badges were embroidered onto rolls of fabric and then cut. It appears that some Scouters commissioned reproductions of the badge for issue in place of the version.

Later variants increased the thread count of the white stripe to eliminate the visible background. Initially produced on tan cloth, it was later switched to olive for the Boy Scout uniform and white and blue to match the various Sea Scout uniforms. Later versions were oxidized, buffed and lacquered to maintain the silver shine. Early versions were made with a short double knot and later ones with a long double knot.

In the obverse of the eagle pendant was made flat so it could be engraved. The year saw a number of changes. The outside oval was then changed to red.

Boy Scouts of America and Eagle Scout Rings