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    Glenn Ford's Boy Scouts of America Jacket with Patches and Various Books and Awards. A red wool Boy Scouts of America official jacket with 67 assorted patches dating from 1954-60 sewn onto the front, back, and sleeves, as well as a label bearing Ford's name sewn inside below the collar. Ford was an avid Scout throughout his youth, eventually reaching the rank of Eagle Scout, and continued to support the organization throughout his life. A patch appears to missing from above the left breast pocket; otherwise, the jacket is in Excellent condition. Also included in this lot are a number of Glenn Ford's Boy Scout-related books and awards, as follows: a Scout-O-Rama award for 1957; Best Scout-O-Rama award for 1959; a Boy Scouts certificate of appreciation from 1961; three Boy Scout handbooks -- including the one he used when he joined scouting in May 1928, Troop 13 in the Black Cat patrol -- with handwritten notations by him; eight merit badge booklets; a 9.5" x 13" official Eagle Scout stained glass tableau with wooden display stand accompanied by a certificate of authenticity; a 10.5" x 8.5" Boy Scouts of America Citizenship and Character Building Program plaque; an 18.5" x 23" framed Merit Award from the 1958 Scout-O-Rama; and a 12" x 9.5" Superior Scouting Achievement merit award plaque presented to Ford in 1961 by the Crescent Bay Area chapter of the Boy Scouts. All are in Very Fine to Excellent condition. From the Glenn Ford Estate. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Peter Ford.

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