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Dixie Fellowship History (20 Years Ago!)

Dixie Fellowship History (20 Years Ago!) Dixie Fellowship History The following was the original information that I shared on my first website Santeeswapper.com in a section titled Dixie Fellowship. This was my attempt to kinda summarize some history and outline the memorabilia for the event. The last edit on this information was February 8, 2002 so yes 20 years later it’s …Read More



Santee Lodge 2022 Activity Patch Set

Santee Lodge 2022 Activity Patch Set For going on a decade now the lodge has issued an activity patch set. In 2022 the designer, William Duffell, went with a “teardrop” design which throws back to patches that have been issued as far back as the 1974 Fall Fellowship. There are 5 patches in the set. This is one less than all …Read More



Cloth Talk 2.0 Episode #12: Un A Li’yi BOLO Holy Grail Issues

Cloth Talk 2.0 Episode #12: Un A Li’yi BOLO Holy Grail Issues Matthew Delk joins me to talk about some of the rarest items from Un A Li’yi Lodge 236. But these are not your typical pieces. Matt has come up with eclectic list of items for you to be on the look out for. Many of the items featured in the video come from his 30+ …Read More



OA 560 Tsungani Chapter Flap

OA 560 Tsungani Chapter Flap Eswau Huppeday Lodge 560 Tsungani Chapter Flap Copied from oaimages blog: David Cody reminds us of a piece that has escaped Blue Book listing for a couple of decades. This piece was issued by Tsungani chapter and is very rarely seen. Few were made. I have to wonder if any made it outside of the …Read More



Santee Lodge Event Patch Sets 2017-2021

Santee Lodge Event Patch Sets 2017-2021 For nearly a decade (starting in 2013) Santee Lodge has issued themed event sets for all event patches. Because of the way patch companies produce patches this usually means the lodge orders the sets at the beginning of the year (typically 300 of each) and they are sold during the year. Ironically this has meant …Read More



Tsali Exceptional Service Flap

Tsali Exceptional Service Flap Tsali Lodge pocket flap- S40 “Exceptional Service” Only 20 of this rare issue exist, all are numbered and have a notarized certificate of authenticity with embossed Tsali Lodge seal. Flaps were sold originally for $200 each. This is only the second time that this issue has been offered on eBay. Only two of these rare …Read More



Klahican Memorabilia Guide Online – Michael Ryan Author

Klahican Memorabilia Guide Online – Michael Ryan Author Another lodge has a free online memorabilia guide available to help collectors dive in deep. I’ve had this particular book on my shelf for many years since I spent 18 years living in the footprint of the Cape Fear Council. Michael Ryan first introduced this book as a three hole punch all color book several …Read More



1973 Dixie Fellowship Neckerchief A Rare Find

1973 Dixie Fellowship Neckerchief A Rare Find Many Dixie collectors were keeping their eyes on the auction featuring the rare 1973 Dixie neckerchief to see if she would hold her value. Let’s just say the question was answered in the affirmative. This n/c has a neat story for collectors. In 1973 the host lodge was pretty tight with their ordering of memorabilia. …Read More



Killer Skyuka For Sale

Killer Skyuka For Sale A good friend of mine is forced to part with two of his prized pieces in order to pay a bill. The Skyuka R1 and the X1. The round is one of those mythical SC OA patches that is on numerous needs lists. The X1 is from the 1950s and is considered their first issue. …Read More



Skyuka Lodge 100 percent Brotherhood Conversion

Skyuka Lodge 100 percent Brotherhood Conversion Skyuka Lodge 100 percent Brotherhood Conversion This was originally shared by Brad Hutto to John Pannell on the OAimages.com blog. Skyuka lodge has issued a rather unusual flap that I expect will be hard for collectors to obtain. This is their new 100% Brotherhood Conversion flap. Brad reports that this flap is earned if 100% …Read More