Travel Bug Dog Tag Misc.-Leather Fleur-de-lis TB09

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In Sväng in TB-Hotell

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Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

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About This Item


The fleur-de-lis is a stylized lily or iris that is used as a decorative design or symbol. While the image has appeared on countless European coats of arms and flags over the centuries, it is particularly associated with the French monarchy in a historical context, and continues to appear in the arms of the King of Spain and the Grand Duke of Luxembourg and members of the House of Bourbon. It remains an enduring symbol of France that appears on French postage stamps, although it has never been adopted officially by any of the French republics. According to French historian Georges Duby, the three leaves represent the medieval social classes: those who worked, those who fought and those who prayed.

In modern times the The fleur-de-lis is the main element in the logo of most Scouting organizations, representing a major theme in Scouting: the outdoors and wilderness. The World Scout Emblem of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, has elements of which are used by most national Scout organizations. The symbol was chosen by Sir Robert Baden-Powell as it had been the arm-badge of those soldiers qualified as "Scouts" (reconnaissance specialists) when he served in the British Army. When I was a Cub and Boy scout in Kansas back in the dim time, I was taught that the hand sign of scouting was based on the fleur-de-lis, which was French for flower of the Lis (Lys, Leie) River in Flanders.

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Tracking History (7588.8mi) View Map

Discovered It 5/26/2017 Spacegoat74 discovered it   Visit Log

Saw it in Sväng in Tb hotell.

Discovered It 5/26/2017 Jesste discovered it   Visit Log

Was in Sväng in TB-Hotel.

Dropped Off 5/23/2017 T4C4 placed it in Sväng in TB-Hotell Skåne, Sweden - 31.15 miles  Visit Log

It’s time to leave this TB to find another travel companion.

We leave our road mate at a secure place and hope the stay would be safe and not too long.

The location where we leave the TB is about 18km from the camp site in Rinkaby where the World Scout Jamboree were held in 2011 and several other large scout gatherings has been held both before and after that.

This summer there will be held a national jamboree at the Rinkaby camp in august with up to 20 000 scouts.

Discovered It 5/21/2017 he71 discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered at Skåneträffen 2017

Discovered It 5/20/2017 LBP61 discovered it   Visit Log

Seen at event

Discovered It 5/20/2017 Jaqqo discovered it   Visit Log

I discovered this Travel Bug / Coin when I attended the event GC6Z6KT Skåneträffen 2017 in Sjöbo, Sweden last Saturday.

Discovered It 5/20/2017 spykee discovered it   Visit Log

Såg den på Skåneträffen 2017.

Discovered It 5/20/2017 MejlWoman discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered it in Skåneträffen 2017

Discovered It 5/20/2017 Plingplong1 discovered it   Visit Log

Såg på Skåne träffen.

Discovered It 5/20/2017 ganja1447 discovered it   Visit Log

Spent an hour at Skåneträffen in Skåne, Sweden looking at trackables with my companions. Thanks for showing, I did not pick a single one up. I have a bit too many already.

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