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IDENTIFICATION GUIDE

 
jump to Emerald Bay Staff Neckerchiefs from  >  1920's-1986    1987-present 

Beginning in 1961, Camp Emerald Bay began using black neckerchiefs for staff members. While issued annually. the neckerchiefs have been undated which has complicated identification. The guide below represents a reconstruction of the issue dates of different neckerchiefs based on the best information available.
 
How to Use Color Chart

Click on a color that matches the BORDER EDGE of any neckerchief that you would like to identify.
Compare your neckerchief with other similar neckerchiefs to determine the year of issue.
 
BLACK   DARK RED   RED   ORANGE   YELLOW   GOLDEN TAN
                     
LIGHT BLUE
  
BRIGHT BLUE
 
BLUE
 
BLUE VIOLET
  
PURPLE
 
DARK/NAVY  BLUE
                     
WHITE
 
PALE VIOLET
 
 PALE TURQUOISE
 
DARK GREEN
 
OLIVE/KHAKI
 
BROWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GRAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



         
              
EDGE BORDER COLOR
 
YEAR
 
PIRATE PATCH
 
            DESCRIPTIONS
 
  
  BLACK
   
 
1961

EDGE: Very large neckerchief with "hemmed edge"
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. LIGHT BROWN face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle. Machine sewn in
     straight-line stitch.
LETTERING: None
 
 1962-64
EDGE: Small neckerchief with "hemmed edge"
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. LIGHT BROWN face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle. Sewn with "zig-zag"
     stitch.
LETTERING: None
 
1968-69
No Pirate
EDGE: "hemmed edge". This neckerchief is a modified
   Rugged E neckerchief worn by Rugged E Camp Staff.
PIRATE:
None. "Camp Staff" strip applied.
LETTERING: Red marking pen over white silk screening.
 
2011
 
EDGE: "hemmed edge"
PIRATE:
Computer stitched ON FELT. LIGHT TAN face.  
   "CANOE" shaped knife handle.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.


 
 
 
 
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  RED

 
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1965-66

EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. LIGHT BROWN face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: None
 
1977

EDGE: Piped - 5/16" wide
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. TAN face.
  "Canoe" shaped  knife handle. Left eye has extra black
    line next to nose
.
LETTERING: small SERIF font. "AFF" of "STAFF" are
    separated from each other with black showing
    between them.
NOTE: Similar to 1992 & 2007 red bordered neckerchiefs.
 
1982

EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. "Bandana Pirate" with
     hole in eye patch.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 
1992

EDGE: Piped - 5/16" wide
PIRATE:
SALMON/ORANGE face on WHITE FELT.
    Wavy knife handle touches MOUSTACHE and is
    different color. Eye has extra black line next to nose.
LETTERING: small SERIF font. "AFF" of "STAFF" are
    separated from each other with black showing
    between them.
NOTE: Similar to 1977 & 2007 red bordered neckerchiefs.
 
1996

EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON TWILL with white cut edge.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 
2007

EDGE: 9/16"  WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED ON FELT.
    BROWN FACE."CANOE" shaped knife handle same  
    same as face. No EXTRA Line between eye & nose.
LETTERING: medium SERIF font. "AFF" of "STAFF" are
    NOT SEPARATED from each other at bottom of "A" & "F"
    and top of "FF".
NOTE: Similar to 1977 & 1992 red bordered neckerchiefs.


 
 
 
 
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  DARK RED
 
 
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1989

EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON TWILL with black cut edge.
   This is the only year this patch was used.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.


 
 
 
 
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   GOLDEN TAN

 
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1967

EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. LIGHT BROWN face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: None
 


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1975

EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. TAN face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle with extra black detail line.
LETTERING: small SANS-SERIF font.
 
1980

EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
No pirate. 1980 camper patch used instead
LETTERING: large SAN SERIF font around patch.
 
1984

EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. "Bandana Pirate" with
    solid eye patch.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.


 
 
 
 
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  YELLOW

 
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1990

EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
PINKISH face on WHITE FELT. Wavy knife handle
    is different color brown than face.
LETTERING: small SERIF font. YELLOW lettering.
 
  1991
EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
PINKISH face on WHITE FELT. Wavy knife handle
    is different color brown than face.
LETTERING: small SERIF font. WHITE lettering.
 
2003

EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED ON FELT. BROWN face. 
   "CANOE" shaped knife handle.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 

 
 
 

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  BLUE
 
 
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1968-71

EDGE: Piped. SQUARE TIP
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. TAN face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: medium SANS-SERIF font.
 
1972

EDGE: Piped. ROUND TIP
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. TAN face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: medium SANS-SERIF font.
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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  BLUE VIOLET

 
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1968-71

EDGE: Piped. SQUARE TIP
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. TAN face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: medium SANS-SERIF font.
 

 
 
 
 
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  BRIGHT BLUE
   
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1973

EDGE: Piped. 5" between bottom of "Emerald" & top of
    "STAFF".
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. TAN face."CANOE"
    shaped  knife handle with extra black detail line.
LETTERING: large SANS-SERIF font.
 
1974

EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. TAN face."CANOE"
    shaped  knife handle with extra black detail line.
LETTERING: small SANS-SERIF font.
 


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Unavailable



 
1993

EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON TWILL with white cut edge.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 
2006 EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED ON FELT. BROWN face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.


 
 
 
 
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  DARK/NAVY  BLUE
   
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1999
EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED ON FELT. BROWN face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 
2010
 
EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED ON FELT. LIGHT TAN
    face. "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: large SERIF font.


 
 
 
 
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  LIGHT BLUE
   
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1979

EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. "Crazy Pirate"
    This the only year this patch was used.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 
1983

EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. "Bandana Pirate" with
    hole in eye patch.
LETTERING: SANS SERIF font.
 

 
 
 

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  DARK GREEN
   
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1976

EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. TAN face."CANOE"
    shaped  knife handle with extra black detail line.
LETTERING: small SANS-SERIF font.
 
1986

EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. "Bandana Pirate" with
    solid eye patch.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 
1998

EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED ON FELT. LIGHT TAN  face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 
2002

EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED ON FELT. BROWN face.
   "CANOE' shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 

 
 

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  OLIVE/KHAKI
   
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2009

EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED ON TWILL. KHAKI face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: medium SERIF font.
 

 
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   PALE TURQUOISE    
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  2012
   EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED SOLID EMBROIDERED.
    BROWN face. Ear has NO Details.
LETTERING: large SERIF font.


 
 
 
 
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  PALE VIOLET
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  1997
EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED ON FELT. BROWN face. 
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.


 
 
 
 
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   PURPLE                                                                                                                    bf00bf
  2001
EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED ON FELT. BROWN face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.



 
 
 
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  BROWN
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    1988
EDGE: Rolled Edge
PIRATE:
PINKISH face on WHITE FELT. Wavy knife handle
    is different color brown than face and has only one black
    detail line in cross bar.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.


 
     
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  ORANGE
 
 
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1978

EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. SALMON/ORANGE face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle with extra black detail line.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 

1984

EDGE: WIDE Piped light orange or golden tan.
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. "Bandana Pirate".
    with solid eye patch.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 
2005

EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED ON FELT. BROWN face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.



     
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  WHITE
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1981
EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
No pirate. 1981 camper patch used instead
LETTERING: large SAN SERIF font around patch.
  1985

EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON FELT. "Bandana Pirate" with
    solid eye patch.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 
1995

EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON TWILL with white cut edge.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 

 
     
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  GRAY
 
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1994
EDGE: Piped
PIRATE:
Embroidered ON TWILL with white cut edge.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 
2000
EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED ON FELT. BROWN face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 


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Unavailable


 
2004
EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED ON FELT. BROWN face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 
2008
EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED ON TWILL. KHAKI face.
   "CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
LETTERING: small SERIF font.
 
2013
 
EDGE: WIDE Piped
PIRATE:
COMPUTER STITCHED SOLID EMBROIDERED.
    BROWN face."CANOE" shaped  knife handle.
    Ear has NO DETAILS.
LETTERING: large SERIF font.
  
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