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Basketry MERIT BADGE History
 
Preceded by: Introduced: Discontinued: Replaced with:
Craftsmanship 1914 (Craftsmanship) / 1928 current current
       
The Basketry merit badge started out as a part of the Crafstmanship series of merit badges.  Craftsmanship comprised of a half dozen different merit badges, all of which in 1928 branched out to be their own independent merit badge with their own merit badge design. Information shown here is only for 1928 and beyond Basketry merit badge publications and earnings. See Craftsmanship merit badge for earlier information.
 
Basketry Merit Badges Earned by Year
             
                1928 1929
                4,103 4,955
                   
1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
5,019 5,814 5,011 5,252 3,851 4,528 4,042 5,070 5,470 5,849
                   
1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
5,741 5,468 4,698 5,418 5,132 4,672 3,608 2,814 2,745 4,075
                   
1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
6,207 7,764 8,692 9,234 12,143 13,379 14,170 14,063 15,413 17,059
                   
1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
18,146 19,292 19,077 19,170 20,695 22,523 23,939 26,924 27,728 28,874
                   
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
31,511 31,203 35,750 36,131 57,207 57,657 59,358 55,119 52,313 43,522
                   
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
30,436 47,358                
                   
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
      48,773     53,365      
                   
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
55,596 53,473 55,197 52,087 39,144 32,165 30,454 28,256 27,144 27,179
                   
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
23,899 23,505 22,073 19,364 17,531 17,158 15,282
                   
            Grand Total: 2,472,315
                   
Cells shown in green indicate that merit badges were earned during the year but the exact number is not currently known. The Grand Total is based off of official reports and research and includes all known and unknown yearly numbers.  Detailed annual numbers will be updated after being found and validated.  Grand Total is for merit badges earned through 2016.
 
Basketry MERIT BADGES
 
Basketry Merit Badge - Type A Basketry Merit Badge - Type B Basketry Merit Badge - Type C Basketry Merit Badge - Type D Basketry Merit Badge - Type E
Type A Type B Type C Type D Type E
1928-1933 1934-1935 1936-1942 1942-1946 1947-1960
  (heavyweight cloth) (heavyweight and lightweight cloth) (fine twill cloth)  
         
Basketry Merit Badge - Type F Basketry Merit Badge - Type G Basketry Merit Badge - Type H DOES NOT EXIST IN THIS STYLE Basketry Merit Badge - Type J
Type F Type G Type H Type I Type J
1961-1968 1969-1971 1972-2002   2003-2009
(rolled edge) (cloth back) (blue, clear, and molded)   (Scout Stuff back)
         
Basketry Merit Badge - Type K Basketry Merit Badge - Type L      
Type K Type L      
2010-2014 2015-current      
(BSA 2010 back) (Since 1910 back)      
 
Basketry MERIT BADGE PAMPHLETS
 
Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 3B Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 3D Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 4 Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 5A
Type 3B Type 3D Type 4 Type 5A
1928-1938 1939-1941 1942-1943 1944
       
Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 5B-1A Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 5B-1B Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 5B-2A Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 5B-2B
Type 5B-1A Type 5B-1B Type 5B-2A Type 5B-2B
1945 and 1950-1952 1945 1946-1947 1948-1949
       
Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 6 Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 7A-1 Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 7A-2 Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 8A-1
Type 6 Type 7A-1 Type 7A-2 Type 8A-1
1952-1965 1966-1971 1972 1973-1975
       
Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 8A-2 Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9A Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9B Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9C-1
Type 8A-2 Type 9A Type 9B Type 9C-1
1976-1978 1979-1985 1986-2003 2004-2006
       
Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9C-2 Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10A Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10B Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10C
Type 9C-2 Type 10A Type 10B Type 10C
2007 2008 2009 2010-2015
       
Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10D      
Type 10D      
2016-current      

 

KNOWN BASKETRY MERIT BADGE PAMPHLET HARD COVER VARIETIES

 
Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCD Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCJ Basketry Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCM  
Type HCD Type HCJ Type HCM  
       
 
this page last reviewed / updated: October 2017
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