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Girl Scout Barrettes

 

It doesn't matter if you called them Barrettes, Barettes, Hair Clips or whatever - Girl Scout and Brownie barrettes have long been a favorite of girls and ladies alike! 

The first "hair clip" offered in the Girl Scout catalogs, 1939-1940

No barrettes were offered during World War II

1946

1948 -50

1949 - 1950 with matching bracelet

1950 - 1952, with matching bracelet

1950-1978 - Plastic trefoil shaped barrettes first offered as topaz, emerald and ruby - later simply called yellow, green and red.

1950  - 1953 (Spring) with matching bracelet

1953 - 1957 with matching bracelet

1954 - 1957 (Spring) with matching bracelet

1957 - 1960

1957 - 1960

 

1961 - 1966 ( has a flower to the right of the "E" in Brownie), although the coding number remained the same, the design of the barette changed.

 

 

1967-71 (star to the right of the "E" in Brownie), also here the coding number remained the same, but the design changed again.

 

1961 (no rhodium offered by 1973)

 

 

1963

 

 

  

1977

 

 

 

1977

 

 

 

1980

 

1983

 

1985