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Girl Scout Bangles and Bracelets - How Cool!

 

If you can't find your charm here, try the Brownie Necklaces & Charms page or the Girl Scout Necklaces & Charms page.

1935 rhodium finish nickel silver bracelet was the first

 official Girl Scout bracelet offered.





1938 Girl Scout 
Bangle Bracelets

 
1938 Bangle Bracelet with charms

 

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image Linda Mathis -  seen on EBay, there is no indication in the GS catalogs that this bracelet was offered with painted or enameled charms.

 

This example of the 1938 Bangle Bracelet shows the original 2 charms

 (the trefoil and the Brownie membership petal)

 and the free give-away Birthday charm of the Girl Scout Chalet

 at the New York World Fair

1939 brought additional charms

 

 


1939 Girl Scout Sport Bracelet

 

By 1941 there was only one Bangle Bracelet offered.

 It did not have any Girl Scout identifiable emblems.

 

 

This 1941 Brownie bracelet was the first design offered for Brownies.

image: Janet Loop

 


1941

 

 

1947 antique silver Girl Scout bracelet

1947 multi-language "Be Prepared" bracelet

 

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1948 3-trefoils bracelet

1947 ( note the chain link, not the bar-link shown below)

1947 - had matching barrette

In 1950 the Brownie letter bracelet switched to a bar-link design that sold for many years.

 

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1950

image: Kathy Kass

 

1950 - had matching barrette

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1950 World Association bracelet

1950 Brownie Band bracelet

1953 Butterfly Band bracelet

 

1953 - had matching barrette

1957 Brownie World Association bracelet, sold for many years

1956, sold for many years, catalog image

 

The Altvaters sent this image of the entire set of 3 bracelets, as they were sold in 1957

 

1957 Brownie Bangle Bracelet trios

 

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1957 - had matching barrettes

 

1960 Flip Top bracelet

 

1960 - Brownie Flip Top Bracelet

 

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1960

 

1960

 

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1960

 

1963

 

1964

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1965

 

 

1965

 

1966 - Bracelet now shows the orange "vest" on the Brownie

 

 

 

1967

 

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1976

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1976

image: BMC

1977

 

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Original image

2005

 

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