Extremely Rare WWI Boy Scouts of America Dispatch Bearer ID Card
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Extremely Rare WWI Boy Scouts of America Dispatch Bearer ID Card

Code: scb00001dbc

$245.00


Product Description

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We are Currently OUT OF THE OFFICE through Tuesday June 15th 2021, and will be ABLE TO SHIP on Monday June 7th, but thereafter UNABLE TO SHIP during that time.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we will be UNABLE TO SHIP over the next week: WE ARE Currently OUT OF THE OFFICE through Tuesday June 15th, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during this period. We will be returning to the office on Wednesday June 16th and we will RESUME Normal SHIPPING at that time.
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ARTIFACT: This is an extremely rare World War I Boy Scouts of America Dispatch bearer ID card. This is a sort of propaganda campaign, in which The Boy Scouts of America would spread information on the war to their communities. This card is jointly recognized by the Boy Scouts of America and the Committee on Public Information. It is dated for January 21, 1918 and is from troop 1 of Wolfboro, NH. For more information on this campaign, please visit http://www.acad.carleton.edu/curricular/hist/classes/Hist121/boyscout.html.

VINTAGE: Circa WWI

SIZE: Appr: 5" x 3"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Paper, Ink

ATTACHMENT: None

MARKINGS: See attached images

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Boy Scouts collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. e04/24/21 MAEX17 LBDEX7/17

CONDITION: 6- (Fine): Folds in the paper, as well as a small hole in the center 3-1/2." There is also some staining on the top right corner.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.