Merit Badge Cards

by Jay L. Rogers

Copyright © 2010 by Scouts on Stamps Society International, Inc.  All rights reserved.

This is a work in progress.  Please email the author with additions and corrections at

In the past, Scouts were responsible for making arrangements with merit badge counselors themselves.   Arrangements included the preparation of both appointment & application cards, some of these being designed for mailing.   However, mailing was not required and the majority never were.

N-1 front
N-1 back

Application Card Front      Back


Long Island City, NY


Black on Salmon

Boy Scout Foundation of Greater New York, Queens Council

N-2 front
NM-2 back

Application Card Front      Back


Jamaica, NY



Greater New York Councils, Queens Council

N-3a  M-3c
N-3e  M-3b

Attached Appointment & Response Card

The response card was neither used nor mailed and remains attached.

Both cards, front & back, shown to left.     Both sides of the complete open card shown to right.


New York, NY

Greater New York Councils, Manhattan Council.

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