HARD COVER Type HCM Merit Badge BOOKS
 
HARD COVER Type HCM Merit Badge BOOK History
 

Hard Cover Type HCM is distiguished by the Boy Scout in long pants and long sleeve shirt with a garrison cap on and his arms by his side.  The background shows the left side of the cover in a khaki tan, the right side of the cover in red, with the words BOY SCOUTS of AMERICA all in capital letters except for the word "of" is now in lower case with all being in black like the title. The HCL and HCM type covers tend to be a bit lighter in color than previous types of similar design.

HCM covers have three varieties; Variation 1 contains Type 7 pamphlets while Variation 2 contains Type 8 pamphlets,  The back cover for HCM has FLB in red with black numbers underneath as well as a flat spine. Variation 3 has a Type 8 pamphlet inside with a blank back cover.

Shown below are the known covers to exist by this author and should not be interpreted as representing the complete collection. As new titles are found, and confirmed, they will be added.

 
HARD COVER Type HCM MERIT BADGE BOOKS
 
Agriculture Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Archery Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Art Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Athletics Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM 
Agriculture Archery Art Athletics
variation 1 variation 1 variation 1 variation 1
       
Aviation Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Basketry Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Bookbinding Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Botany Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM 
Aviation Basketry Bookbinding Botany
variation 1 variation 1 variation 1 variation 1
       
Camping Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Citizenship Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Coin Collecting Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Computers Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM 
Camping Citizenship Coin Collecting Computers
variation 1 variation 1 variation 1 variation 1
       
Conservation of Natural Resources Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Cycling Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Dairying Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Dog Care Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM 
Conservation of Natural Resources Cycling Dairying Dog Care
variation 1 variation 1 variation 2 variation 1
       
Electronics Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Engineering Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Farm Arrangement Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Firemanship Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM 
Electronics Engineering Farm Arrangement Firemanship
variation 1 variation 1 variation 1 variation 1
       
First Aid Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  First Aid to Animals Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Gardening Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Hog Production Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM 
First Aid First Aid to Animals Gardening Hog Production
variation 2 variation 1 variation 1 variation 1
       
Home Repairs Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Landscape Architecture Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Leatherwork Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Metallurgy Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM 
Home Repairs Landscape Architecture Leatherwork Metallurgy
variation 2 variation 1 variation 1 variation 1
       
Model Design and Building Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Motorboating Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Nature Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Personal Fitness Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM 
Model Design and Building Motorboating Nature Personal Fitness
variation 1 variation 1 variation 1 variation 1
       
Photography Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Pigeon Raising Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Pioneering Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Plumbing Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM 
Photography Pigeon Raising Pioneering Plumbing
variation 1 variation 1 variation 1 variation 1
       
Printing Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Public Health Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Railroading Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Safety Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM 
Printing Public Health Railroading Safety
variation 1 variation 1 variation 1 variation 1
       
Sheep Farming Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Stamp Collecting Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Surveying Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM  Safety Merit Badge Hard Cover Book - Type HCM 
Sheep Farming Stamp Collecting Surveying Safety
variation 1 variation 1 variation 1 variation 1
 
this page last reviewed / updated: November 2018
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