Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

45 STARS IN A "NOTCHED" DESIGN ON A SMALL SCALE FLAG OF THE 1896-1907 PERIOD, LEAVING SPACE OPEN FOR THE FUTURE ADDITION OF THREE MORE WESTERN TERRITORIES, OWNED AND POSSIBLY MADE BY ALVAH WOODBURY, A SHOEMAKER, OF BEVERLY MASSACHUSETTS 
42 STARS, 1889-1890, AN UNOFFICIAL STAR COUNT, WASHINGTON STATEHOOD, SCATTERED STAR POSITIONING 
36 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR ERA, AN ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE WITH ENDEARING WEAR, NICE COLORS, AND CANTED STARS, 1864-67, NEVADA STATEHOOD 
13 HAND-SEWN STARS ON A U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN OF THE 1876 CENTENNIAL ERA 
48 STAR AMERICAN PARADE FLAG WITH A BOLD CIVIL WAR VETERAN'S OVERPRINT, A 1908 DATE, A CORNFLOWER BLUE CANTON, AND A STAGGERED ROW CONFIGURATION, MADE 4 YEARS PRIOR TO THE ADDITION OF THE 48TH STATE 
RARE HENRY CLAY CAMPAIGN PARADE FLAG WITH PORTRAIT IN OAK LEAF & GEAR COG MEDALLION, 26 STARS, 1844 
44 STARS IN AN UNUSUAL "NOTCHED" PATTERN, WYOMING STATEHOOD, 1890-1896 
RARE AND EXCEPTIONAL 1821 PRINTING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, ONE OF THE TWO EARLIEST RENDERINGS ON CLOTH, PRODUCED AND DISTRIBUTED BY COLLIN GILLESPIE (OF SCOTLAND AND NEW YORK) FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET 
JUGATE PORTRAIT POLITICAL KERCHIEF FROM THE 1904 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT & CHARLES WARREN FAIRBANKS WITH "THE RIGHT MEN IN THE RIGHT PLACE" SLOGAN 
13 STARS ARRANGED IN A MEDALLION PATTERN ON A SMALL-SCALE FLAG OF THE 1895-1926 ERA 
35 HAND-SEWN, SINGLE-APPLIQUÉD STARS ON AN CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLAG WITH HAND-SEWN STRIPES, 1863-1865, WEST VIRGINIA STATEHOOD 
13 STARS IN A VARIATION OF A VERY RARE CONFIGURATION CALLED THE "TRUMBULL PATTERN", NAMED BECAUSE OF THE USE OF FLAGS IN THIS BASIC DESIGN-A SQUARE OF STARS SURROUNDING A SINGLE CENTER STAR-IN THREE OF JOHN TRUMBULL'S 18TH CENTURY PAINTINGS OF HIS COMMANDER, GEORGE WASHINGTON, ca 1830-1850's 
44 STARS ON A LARGE SCALE PARADE FLAG, WYOMING STATEHOOD, 1890-1896, RARE IN THIS PERIOD WITH A WREATH CONFIGURATION 
31 STARS PLUS A "K" FOR BLEEDING KANSAS, AN EXTRAORDINARILY UNUSUAL FORM OF POLITICAL SYMBOLISM ON AN EARLY STARS & STRIPES, PRE-CIVIL WAR, CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, 1850-1858 
CONFEDERATE FIRST NATIONAL (STARS & BARS) PATTERN BIBLE FLAG WITH 13 EMBROIDERD STARS, CAPTURED IN NEW ORLEANS AT THE "BATTLE OF THE HANDKERCHIEFS" BY MAJOR FREDERICK GREEN STILES OF THE 42nd MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY, FEB. 20th, 1863 
RARE NON-PARTISAN POLITICAL KERCHIEF, MADE FOR A CAMPAIGN RALLY IN THE PERIOD BETWEEN 1852 AND 1860, WITH A DYNAMIC EAGLE THAT BECKONS FOR CONTINUED PEACE AND 13 SIX-POINTED STARS 
26 STARS, MADE FOR THE 1844 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF HENRY CLAY & THEODORE FRELINGHUYSEN, WITH A BEAUTIFUL GREAT STAR CONFIGURATION AND THE VERY RARE PRESENCE OF A THIRD CANDIDATE, HENRY MARKLE, WHO WAS RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR IN PENNSYLVANIA; ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN EXAMPLES IN THIS STYL 
36 SINGLE-APPLIQUÉD STARS ON AN CIVIL WAR ERA FLAG WITH ELONGATED PROPORTIONS, SIGNED "CHRISTY," 1864-1867, NEVADA STATEHOOD 
38 STARS WITH VARYING ORIENTATIONS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH "SQUARISH" PROPORTIONS, A LARGE AND EXTREMELY SCARCE EXAMPLE, 1876-1889, COLORADO STATEHOOD 
36 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR ERA, IN AN ESPECIALLY LARGE SCALE AND WITH ENDEARING WEAR, 1864-67, NEVADA STATEHOOD