Automobiling Merit Badge HISTORY
 
Automobiling MERIT BADGE History
 
Preceded by: Introduced: Discontinued: Replaced with:
Original 1911 1961 Automotive Safety
       
The Automobiling merit badge was retired at the end 1961 and replaced with Automotive Safety.
 
Automobiling Merit Badges Earned by Year
             
  1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919
  0 16 47 94 108 124 299 348 822
                   
1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929
840 1,615 1,936 2,041 2,054 3,152 4,133 5,003 5,582 6,540
                   
1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
6,844 7,930 7,046 6,925 5,109 5,000 4,038 4,299 4,766 4,714
                   
1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
4,444 3,929 3,005 3,006 3,686 4,055 4,036 4,010 3,814 4,159
                   
1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
4,287 4,388 4,493 3,445 3,703 3,517 3,715 3,889 4,223 3,795
                   
1960 1961                
4,057 4,177        
            Grand Total: 166,914
 
Automobiling MERIT BADGES
 
Automobiling Merit Badge - Type A Automobiling Merit Badge - Type A Automobiling Merit Badge - Type A Automobiling Merit Badge - Type B Automobiling Merit Badge - Type C
Type A Type A Type A Type B Type C
1911-1933 1911-1933 1911-1933 1934-1935 1936-1941
(variations) (variations) (variations) (heavyweight cloth) (heavyweight and lightweight cloth)
         
Automobiling Merit Badge - Type C Automobiling Merit Badge - Type D Automobiling Merit Badge - Type E Automobiling Merit Badge - Type F  
Type C Type D Type E Type F  
1941-1942 1942-1946 1947-1960 1961  
(heavyweight and lightweight cloth) (fine twill cloth)   (rolled edge)  
 
Automobiling MERIT BADGE PAMPHLETS
 
Automobiling Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 1C Automobiling Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 2 Automobiling Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 3A Automobiling Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 3B
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3A Type 3B
1920 1920-1924 1925-1928 1929-1936
       
Automobiling Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 3C Automobiling Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 3D Automobiling Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 4 Automobiling Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 5A
Type 3C Type 3D Type 4 Type 5A
1937-1938 1939-1941 1941-1943 1944
       
Automobiling Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 5B Automobiling Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 5B Automobiling Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 5B Automobiling Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 6A-1
Type 5B-1 Type 5B-2A Type 5B-2B Type 6A-1
1944-1945 1946 1947-1951 1952
       
Automobiling Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 6A-2      
Type 6A-2
1953-1960      

 

KNOWN AUTOMOBILING MERIT BADGE PAMPHLET HARD COVER VARIETIES

 
Automobiling Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCH      
Type HCH      
       
 
this page last reviewed / updated: October 2017
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