Additions and Corrections

to Levy's Boy & Girl Scout Cachet Covers of the United States Volume I & II

by Jay L. Rogers

Copyright © 2009 - 2018 by Scouts on Stamps Society International, Inc.  All rights reserved.

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View by Decade:

  1910s  ....... pages 264-265             1950s  ....... pages 285-298
  1920s  ....... pages 266-267             1960  ........ pages 299-303
  1930s  ....... pages 268-274             Labels  ....... pages 304-305
  1940s  ....... pages 275-284             Cancellations  ... pages 306

        INDEX  ....... pages 1-306


The print Catalog shows and describes 50 different labels, as well as the 30 known examples


where they are used on cover as cachets.


For the full benefit from this section, please refer to the print Catalog, pages 30 through 35.



"Known" means known to the author at the time of publication.



Labels are shown with a black border added. Exceptions are noted.



The convention used in this Catalog for the order of measurement is Width x Height


(Envelopes are the sole exception. They are Height x Width).




S14-1&2

S14-1

1914

                                               

S14-2

1914

                                               

Back


Hinds Advertising Picture Stamps

$10 each


Size 1.75" x 2.25"

perf 14

A.S. Hinds, Portland, ME


In 1914 Hinds issued 4 sets of 6 different stamps each promoting their best selling product line, "Honey


and Almond Cream". The stamps are numbered A-1 to 6, B-1 to 6, C-1 to 6 & D-1 to 6; the number


usually appearing in the lower left corner. The Girl Scout stamp is B-1, The Boy Scout stamp is C-1.


The stamps are advertised in the Aug, 1914 issue of Boys' Life. An article entitled "Boom Business with


Hinds' Picture Stamps" appeared in a 1914 issue, page 80, of the American Druggist and Pharmaceutical
Record.
The Boy Scout stamp is known on a 1915 cover back as a seal. ex Walter Grob.


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S15-1ax

S15-1

1915

$20


The Boy Scout Axe


Dark blue

Size 1.94" x 1.94"

Maine Axe Co., Oakland, ME


No examples are known on cover.


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S19-1

S19-1

1919

$40


LSA Pep Stamp


Red, blue & black

Size 1.36" x1.66"


Straight edged perf. sheets of 24 different, only some of which showed Scouts and the LSA Emblem.


By Lone Bear Tepee, Chicago, IL and sold nationally.

Used as seal on 19-1.1 cover back


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S20-1

S20-1

1920

$40


Do a Good Turn Daily   Ask a Boy Scout - He Knows


Red & blue

Size 2.5" x 1.5"

National Council, BSA

See it on 20-0.1 in the 1920s decade in "Additions".


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This was the 10th Anniversary theme & was issued in Jan, 1920 for use during Boy Scout Week, Feb 8 -15


It was aimed primarily at merchants & businesses rather than Scouts & Councils. The theme was mentioned


in articles in the Feb, 1920 edition of Associated Advertising & the Jan, 1920 edition of Advertising & Selling.


The label itself is written up in Scouting Magazine, Vol. 8, #1, Jan 1, 1920, p11 & Vol. 8, #2, Jan 15, 1920, p8.


" "Anniversary Pasters


We are having made up and will have available a gummed label printed in two colors (red and blue on white


stock) 2½" x 1½" reading: "Do a Good Turn Daily - Ask a Boy Scout - He Knows! " These can be


used by your local merchants and business concerns on envelopes, packages, etc.: on theatre programs,


as small window stickers, and in countless other ways. They are put up in packages of 1,000 and are


available to you at 55 cents per thousand, postpaid." "    (Yes, Pasters)


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S25-2

S25-2

1925

$40


15th Anniversary BSA


Red, blue & violet-brown

Size 1.7" x 2.2"

Same size as S26-1 as listed in the print Catalog.


National Council, BSA

See it on 27-0.1 in the 1920s decade in "Additions".


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S25-3

S25-3

1925

$35


Do a Good Turn Daily


Red, black & brown

Size 2.52" x 1.54"


National Council, BSA

Only known used as seal on cover back.


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S25-4

S25-4

1925

$35


Boys' Life   "An Ideal Christmas Gift"


Red & blue

Size 1.5" x 2.125"


Boys' Life, National Council, BSA

See it on 25-4 in the 1920s decade in "Additions".


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S26-2

S26-2

1926

$40


"Every Scout in Camp"


Multicolored

Size 1.75" x 2.25"


National Council, BSA

See it on 26-2.1 in the 1920s decade in "Additions".


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S26-3

S26-3

1926

$40


Ask a Boy Scout - He knows   Do a Good Turn Daily


Brown, black & red

Size 3.19" x 7.38"   Die cut     Front is gummed


for attachment to, for example, inside of a window.   Back is ungummed.


Red text at bottom: "Issued with approval of the Boy Scouts of America".


Green background used for clarity.  Label is large & is here reduced in size by 1/3.


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S26-4

S26-4

1926

$40


"Anniversary Week" 1926


Multicolored

 

Rouletted

 

Size 3.37" x 4.68"

 

Bauer & Black


Norman Rockwell art.   Also used by Bauer & Black for May 1-8, 1926 Boys & Girls First Aid Week.


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S27-2

S27-2

1927

$30


Every Scout in Camp !


Orange, black & brown

Size 1.75" x 2.32"


National Council, BSA

Used as seal on cover back.


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S28-3

S28-3

1928

$20


Which will your Membership show


Red & dark blue

Size 1.83" x 2.45"


National Council, BSA

Used as seal on National Council #10 envelope corner card cover back 12/07/28.


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S29-3

S29-3

1929

$20


Knitting Arts Exhibition


Red, dark blue & silver

Size 1.5" x 2"


Girl Scouts ringing Liberty Bell.

Silver Jubilee Knitting Arts.


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S30-2S30-3S30-4

S30-2   Elements of Scout Leadership    S30-3   Troop Camping    S30-4   Health & Safety - First Aid



S30-5S30-6S30-7

S30-5   Principles of Scout Leadership    S30-6   Specialization      S30-7   Advanced Certificate



S30-8-9-10

S30-8   Two Weeks in Camp                 S30-9   Five Years Service                 S30-10   Scoutmaster's Key



S30-2 through S30-10

 

1930

$20 each


Set of 9 Seals for the "Five Year Training Program" Certificate.


Seals are 1⅜" Diam. except the Scoutmaster's Key which is 1⅝" Diam.   They are Gold on gold foil


They are all shown adhered to a Certificate.


Of the set, S30-3 is the only seal recorded on cover.   See 30-1.1 in the 1930s decade.


The program started in 1927 and led to either the "Scoutmaster's Key", the Scouter's Key, or the Scouter's Award

 

National Council, BSA



S30-cert 10

Five Year Training Program Certificate


Certificate is 10¾" x 13⅞" on heavy blue paper. This unissued example was prepared to serve as a display.


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S31-2

S31-2

1931

$20


21st Annual Meeting in Memphis, TN


Memphis, TN

May 5-6

Red, blue & black

Size 2.3" x 1.48"


National Council, BSA

Listed in Print Catalog without image.


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S32-2

S32-2

1932

$20


President Hoover Award


Red, white & blue

Size 1.8" x 2.5"


National Council, BSA

No examples recorded on cover


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S34-3

S34-3

1934

$20


President Franklin D. Roosevelt Award


Red & black

The black border is part of the label.

Size 1.86" x 2.49"


National Council, BSA

Issued for the "Nationwide Good Turn" ordered by the President.


No examples are known yet on cover.


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S35-4

S35-4

1935

$30


Cancelled National Jamboree     Round Baggage Label


Silver & two shades each of Red, Yellow & Blue

Size 6" Diam.

National Council, BSA


The set of 3 baggage labels are large and are here reduced in size by 1/3.


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S35-5

S35-5

1935

$30


Cancelled National Jamboree     Pennant Baggage Label


Silver & two shades each of Red, Yellow & Blue

Size 8.3" x 3.6"

National Council, BSA


The circular emblem cut from this label is used for the cachet on #35-13; an Ex Walter Grob cover.


The set of 3 baggage labels are large and are here reduced in size by 1/3.


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S35-6

S35-6

1935

$30


Cancelled National Jamboree     Triangular Baggage Label


Silver, Tan & two shades each of Red, Yellow & Blue

Size 4.7" height

National Council, BSA


The set of 3 baggage labels are large and are here reduced in size by 1/3.


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S35-9,10,11

S35-9   Good Appearance                 S35-10   Service                 S35-11   Scout-Trained Citizenry



S35-9 through S35-11

 

1935

$15 each


3 of set of 5 Seals for the "Silver Jubilee Citation".


S35-7,"Adventure" & S35-8, "Brotherhood" remain unrecorded.


Seals are 1" Diam. gold on gold foil.   They are all adhered to the Citation shown below.


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S35-9,10,11citation

Silver Jubilee Citation


The Citation measures 10⅞" x 8⅜"   The "Be Prepared" seal is embossed in the paper.


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S36-4

S36-4

1936

$20


Increase Scout Membership


Red & black

Size 1.97" x 2.47"


National Council, BSA

No examples are known yet on cover.


305



S36-5

S36-5

1936

$20


Boy Scout-O-Rama


Red & blue

Size 2.125" x 2"


Boy Scout Foundation of Greater New York

Not recorded on cover.


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S37-2     S37-2a

S37-2

1937

                                      

S37-2a

1937


On to the Jamboree 1937


Size 1.5" x 2.75"

National Council, BSA


37-2   (Blue) is shown here for comparison & appears in the Print Catalog.

$10


37-2a   (Red) is the addition. No example is known on cover.

$35


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S37-5

S37-5

1937

$30


First National Jamboree     Round Baggage Label


Two shades each of red, Yellow & Blue

Size 5.875" Diam.

National Council, BSA


The set of 3 baggage labels are large and are here reduced in size by 1/3.


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S37-6

S37-6

1937

$30


First National Jamboree     Banner Baggage Label


Two shades each of Red, Yellow & Blue

Size 8.75" x 4.625"

National Council, BSA


The set of 3 baggage labels are large and are here reduced in size by 1/3.


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S37-7

S37-7

1937

$30


First National Jamboree     Triangular Baggage Label


Black & two shades each of Red, Yellow & Blue

Size 5.45" height

National Council, BSA


The set of 3 baggage labels are large and are here reduced in size by 1/3.


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S37-8

S37-8

1937

$10


Boy Scout Circus


Red & blue

Size 3" x 2.72"


11/13/37   Bloomington, IN   Not recorded on cover.


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S37-9

S37-9

1937

$15


1937 Jamboree Wildcat Scouts


Decal   Orange, red, black & gold   Size 2.94" x 1.72"


Meyercord Co., Chicago, IL   Kwikway Name Plate   6/18/37   Not recorded on cover.


Northwestern University is in Evanston & their teams are the Wildcats.


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S38-1

S38-1

1938

$10


Valley Forge Council Camporee


Black   3" x 2.375"   Valley Forge Council, PA


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S38-2

S38-2

1938

$10


Camp Delmont


Black   3" x 2.25"   Valley Forge Council, PA


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Change:   S39-2, 3 & 4 to S39-3, 4 & 5

as below.


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S39-3-4-5

S39-3            S39-4            S39-5                1939


Bookplates


Size 2.5" x 4.5"

Multicolored on Blue

National Council, BSA


S39-3  "Many Trails"   Feb 1937 Boys' Life Cover, 1937 Calendar

$10


S39-4   "America Builds for Tomorrow"   Feb 1938 Boys' Life Cover, 1938 Calendar

$10


S39-5   "The Scouting Trail"   Feb 1939 Boys' Life Cover, 1939 Calendar

$10


Drawn by Norman Rockwell, Copyrighted & published by Brown & Bigelow, property of National Council,


BSA. S39-3 & S39-4 known cut down & used on covers. See 50FD-82 & 50FD-83 in the print catalog.


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S39-6

S39-6

1939

$30


Girl Scout Chalet at New York World's Fair


Red & Green on Gold foil   2" x 1.25"   The Girl Scouts


See it on 39-2.1 in the 1930s decade in "Additions".


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S40-3,4

This is America


Size 1.25" x 1.75"

Perf 12

American Legion Pearce-Keller Post 17, Manhattan, KS


S40-3a  Boy Scout     Blue

$8


S40-3b  Boy Scout     Blue on Yellow

$10


S40-3c  Boy Scout     Blue on Blue

$10


S40-4a  Girl Scout     Blue

$8


S40-4b  Girl Scout     Blue on Yellow

$10


S40-4c  Girl Scout     Blue on Blue

$10


Printed in 12" x 20" sheets of 99 different subjects, 9 x 11, with patriotic phrases in selvedge i.e. "A Series


of Poster Stamps Commemorating True Americanism".   Boy Scout stamp is #83, Girl Scout stamp is #33


Printed by Graham & Graham, Manhattan, KS.

 

Unknown on cover


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S42-3S42-4

S42-3

                       

1942

               

S42-4

                     

1942


We, Too, Have a Job to Do


Listed without images in the Print Catalog.   Multicolored   Printed   Size 1.75" x 2.75"


S42-3

We, too, have a Job to do

$10


S42-4

Scouts, too, have a Job to do

$15


From the Jan, 1942 cover of Scouting Magazine by Remington Schuyler.   National Council, BSA


Examples on 40-17.1 & 41-5

See them in the 1940s decade.


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Correction:   For S43-3 Boys' Life Week in the Print Catalog, change the first known year of use from "1943" to "1937".



S43-4

S43-4

1943

$10


Girl Scouts Volunteers for Victory


Blue & red

Size 1.125" x 1.625"

Vertical coil horizontally rouletted

The Girl Scouts


Example on 43-1.1

See it in the 1940s decade.


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S43-5

S43-5

1943

$8


U.S.O. Cooperation


Red & blue

Size 1.125" x 1.06"

Perf 14


The "V" stood for Victory. U.S.O., now USO, stands for "United Service Organizations".


The organization supports American Troops.   Not recorded on cover.


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Correction:   For S44-1 Boys' Life Week in the Print Catalog, change the first known year of use from "1944" to "1939".


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Correction:   For S45-1 Boys' Life Week in the Print Catalog, change the first known year of use from "1945" to "1938".



S45-2

S45-2

1945

$15


Boys' Life Adds the Sparkle


Red & black

Size 2.125" diameter


Boys' Life Magazine, National Council, BSA

Example on 45-3. See it in 1940s decade.


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S45-2

S46-1

1946

$15


Everything Clicks in Forty Six


Region Four Silver Jubilee    Silver, red & black

Size 2" diameter


Region Four, BSA

Unrecorded on cover.


305



Correction:   For S48-2 in the Print Catalog, change the first known year of use from "1937" to "1940".



Correction:   For S48-3 in the Print Catalog, change the first known year of use from "1940" to "1943".


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S47-1

S47-1

1947

$10


Lbtian Legion   Denver in 47


Yellow-orange & black

Size 2.19" x 1.16"

Elbeetian Legon Convention in Denver, CO


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S47-2

S47-2

1947

$3


Boy Scout Exposition   Minneapolis


Black

Size 2.19" x 3"

May 9 - 10, 1947

Troop 24, Minneapolis, MN


Issued in conjunction with 47-3. See it in the Print Catalog.


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S48-5

S48-4

1946

$10


Four Girl Scouts


Multicolored

Size 4" x 2.5"

Brownie, Girl Scout, Senior Girl Scout & Mariner are pictured.


Girl Scouts

Unrecorded on cover.


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The differences between S48-2, S48-3 & S48-4 are in the hats, or lack of them.


The Brownie hat on S48-2 was a large wool beret. On S48-3 it became the beanie.


On S48-4 the Girl Scout gets a beret & the Senior gets an over-seas style.


See S48-2 & S48-3 on page 34 of the Print Catalog.


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S48-5

S48-5

1948

$15


Corn Belt Council


Red, blue & violet-brown

Size 1.25" x 2.05"


Corn Belt Council, IL

No example is known on cover.


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S48-6

S48-6

1948

$10


Pennsylvania Dutchland


Multicolored

Size 2" x 1.5"

perf 12

#92 of 100 different Pennsylvania subject 22" x 17" sheet.


An album, 4.5" x 8.5", exists for the entire set.


Robert Lash Robbins, Ralph R. Smith

No example is known on cover.


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S45-2

S48-7

1948

$15


Step Up the Gait in Forty Eight


Region Four Buckskin Roundup    Red, black & yellow

Size 2" diameter


Region Four, BSA

The black border is part of the label.

See 48-3.1 in "Additions", 1940s Decade


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S50-3

S50-3

1950

$5


National Jamboree


Multicolored

Size 2.44" x 2.27"

Die cut from Jamboree stationery letter sheet.


Example on 50FD-123. See it in 1950s decade.


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S50-4

S50-4

1950

$15


National Jamboree


Multicolored

Size 3" Diam"

High gloss finish   Ungummed.


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S50-5

S50-5

1950

$8


National Jamboree


Multicolored

Size 4.25" x 4.25"

Printed   Ungummed.


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S50-5

S53-1

1953

$15


National Jamboree History


Printed   Black

Size 4.25" x 4.25" On back of S50-5. Thus a 2 sided label.   Ungummed


"Compliments of Trading Post B   3rd National Jamboree"   National Council, BSA


See S50-5 immediately above.


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S51-1

S51-1

1951

$10


Girl Scout Stamp Club - Second Exhibition


Green

Size 1.19" x 2.25"

May 12, 1951   N.Y. Collectors Club.


Example on 51-3. See 51-3 in 1950s decade.


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S54-1

S54-1

1954

$6


Long Island Girl Scout Stamp Club - Fifth Exhibition


Green on pale green

Size 1.19" x 2.5"

April 10 -May 15, 1954   Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.


Example on 54-6.1. See 54-6.1 in 1950s decade.


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S54-2

S54-2

1954

$10


Scoutorama   Atlanta, GA


Blue, yellow, red & black

Size 3" x 2.72"

May 1, 1954   Grant Field, Atlanta, GA.


Used on #54-5. See it in the Print Catalog.


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S54-3

S54-3

1954

$8


Open it More in '54


Black

Size 1.96" x 1.66"

Printed   Egyptian Council, Herrin, IL


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S57-6

S57-6

1957

$8


National Jamboree   Quivira Council   South Central Kansas


Decal   Gold, black, red & blue   Size 3.5" x 4"  Woods - Beeton Decals, Wichita, KS


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S57-7

S57-7

1957

$5


Friend of Scouting   Hudson Council, NY


Yellow & green   Size 2.36" x 3.11".   See it on cover 57-62.1 in 1950s decade.


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S57-8

S57-8a Blue       S57-8b Red       S57-8c Green      S57-8d Yellow      

1957

$5 each


Chester County Council   4th National Jamboree


Size 2.25" x 2.625"


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S59-1

S59-1

1959

$10


Boy Scouts of America


Gold & red on gold foil peelable label

Size 3.5" Diam


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S59-1

S60-4

1960

$10


Golden Jubilee   Boy Scouts of America   50th Anniversary


Gold & red on gold foil peelable label

Size 3.5" Diam


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