Scouts-L Mail Archive for September of 1999: Re: Uniform Trivia
Re: Uniform Trivia
Blaine S Nay
Thu, 9 Sep 1999 22:04:06 -0700
On Wed, 8 Sep 1999 13:56:23 -0500 Kris Swank <dswank@SAT.NET> writes:
>We are trying to figure out when these uniforms were used.
>They are collar-less and of a heavy cotton type twill. On one there is a
>curved City Strip,and a straight State strip. On the other there is a
>Council shoulder strip but it is red twill with an embroidered white
>edge and the Council name embroidered also in white. The chest
>pockets have the center box pleat. The pants have a corner fold on the
>of the front pockets that has a button and is piped in yellow.
>Any help in pinpointing when these uniforms could have originally been
>used would help.
It sounds like they'd be from the 50s or 60s. I wore both Cub Scout and
Boy Scout uniforms like those you describe.
Blaine Nay, NL7EL, Silverdale, WA, USA