Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

38 STARS ON AN EXTRAORDINARY ANTIQUE FLAG MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION, LIKELY BY THE HORSTMANN COMPANY IN PHILADELPHIA, WITH AN EXTREMELY RARE FORM OF THE MEDALLION CONFIGURATION THAT BEARS AN ELLIPSE OF 6 STARS IN THE CENTER AND A LARGE STAR IN EACH CORNER; REFLECTS COLORADO STATEHOOD

Web ID: 38j-1073

48 STAR, U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN, MADE AT MARE ISLAND, CALIFORNIA [HEADQUARTERS OF THE PACIFIC FLEET] DURING WWII, SIGNED AND DATED JULY 1942, WITH EXTENSIVE WEAR FROM OBVIOUS USE

Web ID: 48j-1019

PRINTED COTTON KERCHIEF WITH A PORTRAIT OF ULYSSES S. GRANT IN MILITARY DRESS, ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN EXAMPLES, 1868 OR 1872

Web ID: ker-191

45 STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH ELONGATED PROPORTIONS AND IN A SMALL SCALE FLAG OF THE PERIOD AMONG THOSE WITH PIECED-AND-SEWN CONSTRUCTION, 1896-1908, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR ERA, UTAH STATEHOOD

Web ID: 45j-980

13 STARS ARRANGED IN A 3-2-3-2-3 PATTERN ON A SMALL-SCALE ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE IN THE PERIOD BETWEEN THE LAST DECADE OF THE 19TH CENTURY AND THE FIRST QUARTER OF THE 20TH

Web ID: 13j-1382

38 STARS IN A BEAUTIFUL MEDALLION CONFIGURATION WITH 2 OUTLIERS, ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE 1876-1889 ERA, COLORADO STATEHOOD

Web ID: 38j-1077

38 ESPECIALLY FOLKY STARS AND ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG WITH STRONG COLORATION, ON COTTON AND FLAX BLENDED FABRIC WITH A CRUDE WEAVE, COLORADO STATEHOOD, 1876-1889

Web ID: 38j-1078

AMERICAN REVENUE CUTTER SERVICE ENSIGN BELONGING TO CAPTAIN WILLIAM HENRY BAGLEY (b. 1838, DURHAM, MAINE), A RARE AND FANTASTICALLY VISUAL EXAMPLE, MADE CA 1870-80

Web ID: ofj-805

13 STAR, CENTENNIAL ERA, ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG WITH UNUSUAL OVERPRINTED 1888 DATE AND SCROLL WORK, PROBABLY MADE FOR A BENJAMIN HARRISON RALLY IN THIS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION YEAR

Web ID: 13j-1373

ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH 45 UPSIDE-DOWN STARS, 1896-1908, UTAH STATEHOOD, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR ERA

Web ID: 45j-979

HAND-PAINTED PATRIOTIC BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF OREGON AND GREAT FOLK QUALITIES, 1861-1876

Web ID: pat-245

ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH 16 STARS, MADE DURING THE MID-19TH CENTURY, PERHAPS DURING THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD (1861-65) TO GLORIFY TENNESSEE AS THE 16TH STATE

Web ID: 16j-806

31 STARS ARRANGED IN A RARE VARIATION OF THE “GREAT STAR” PATTERN, WITH THE WORD "VIRGINIA" PAINTED IN THE STRIPES, A PRE-CIVIL WAR FLAG, CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, 1850-1858, PART OF A SERIES OF THESE FLAGS, THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN USED AT THE WIGWAM CONVENTION (THE 1860 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION) IN CHICAGO

Web ID: 31j-843

13 HAND-SEWN STARS IN A 3-2-3-2-3 CONFIGURATION OF LINEAL ROWS, ON A LARGE SCALE ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH A STENCILED SIGNATURE ALONG THE HOIST THAT READS "GEO L. WRIGHT. BOYLSTON. MA.", PROBABLY MADE FOR THE 100-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE IN 1876, OR PERHAPS FOR THE CENTENNIAL OF THE FOUNDING OF THE TOWN IN 1886

Web ID: 13j-1050

36 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR ERA, IN AN ESPECIALLY LARGE SCALE AND WITH BOLD COLOR, 1864-67, NEVADA STATEHOOD

Web ID: 36j-909

38 STAR, SILK FLAG WITH 12 STRIPES AND THREE DIFFERENT STYLES OF HAND-EMBROIDERED STARS, ARRANGED TO REFLECT THE NUMBER OF NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN SUPPORTING STATES DURING THE CIVIL WAR, AND RESULTING IN ONE OF THE MOST RARE STAR CONFIGURATIONS EXTANT AMONG SURVIVING EXAMPLES, COLORADO STATEHOOD, 1876-1889

Web ID: 38j-961

34 STARS, CIVIL WAR PERIOD (1861-63), AN UNUSUAL EXAMPLE WITH WOVEN STRIPES AND PRESS-DYED STARS, POSSIBLY MADE IN NEW YORK BY THE ANNIN COMPANY

Web ID: 34j-933

36 STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION ON A PARADE FLAG WITH A HUGE, HALOED CENTER STAR; A RARE EXAMPLE, LARGE IN SCALE, CIVIL WAR ERA, NEVADA STATEHOOD, 1864-67

Web ID: 36j-922

CIGAR BOX LABEL WITH IMAGE OF A 42-STAR AMERICAN FLAG WITH SIX-POINTED STARS AND IT'S BLUE CANTON RESTING ON THE WAR STRIPE, AND AN IMAGE OF A SAILOR LIGHTING A CIGAR, 1889-1920

Web ID: 42j-872

41 STARS, AN UNOFFICAL COUNT, ACCUATE FOR JUST THREE DAYS, EXTREMELY RARE, 1889, MONTANA STATEHOOD

Web ID: 41j-805

 


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