Great Boy Scouts of America (BSA) 1937 Jamboree Neckerchief Slide by Waltham Watch Co.
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Great Boy Scouts of America (BSA) 1937 Jamboree Neckerchief Slide by Waltham Watch Co.

Code: 0t77scb10003nsj

$135.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a wonderful Boy Scouts of America neckerchief slide from the first ever National Jamboree held at Washington, D.C. in 1937 (the 1935 jamboree was canceled because of a polio outbreak). The slide was designed by Waltham Watch Company craftsmen for wear by the scouts of the Sachem Council of Waltham, Massachusetts for the occasion. The Boy Scouts began congregating in Texas in 1910, and ever since 1937 the jamborees have been international events held roughly every four years with some exceptions.

VINTAGE: Circa 1937.

SIZE: Approximately 1-5/8" in diameter; slide opening is about 3/4"e; by 1-1/16".

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Brass.

ATTACHMENT: Loop.

MARKINGS: "e;DESIGNED BY WALTHAM WATCH CO. CRAFTSMEN"e;.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Boy Scouts collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VEX92 LAAEX5/12 SeVAAEX11/14 LACEX12/16

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The slide has some light wear and light to moderate tarnishing.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.