Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

CONFEDERATE SOUTHERN CROSS “BATTLE FLAG”, AN EARLY REUNION ERA EXAMPLE, GRAPHICALLY ACCURATE AND GRAPHICALLY PLEASING, WITH ESPECIALLY LARGE STARS AND A WHITE BORDER, CA 1895-1910

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LARGE SCALE CONFEDERATE BIBLE FLAG IN THE FIRST NATIONAL PATTERN, WITH 7 STARS, APRIL 1861 OR PRIOR, FOUND WITH THE DIARY OF 1st LIEUTENANT JOHN M. WEIDEMEYER OF THE 6TH MISSOURI INFANTRY (CONFEDERATE), FORMERLY IN THE PERSONAL COLLECTION OF MILITARY EXPERT AND DEALER, NORM FLAYDERMAN

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CONFEDERATE 1st NATIONAL (STARS & BARS) PATTERN BIBLE FLAG WITH 8 EMBROIDERED STARS AND EXTRAORDINARY VISUAL PRESENCE; PROBABLY MADE BETWEEN APRIL AND MAY OF 1861, REFLECTS VIRGINIA SECESSION, FOUND AMONG THE EFFECTS OF ALFRED BELLARD OF THE 5TH NEW JERSEY

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CONFEDERATE FIRST NATIONAL PATTERN BIBLE FLAG WITH 13 EMBROIDERED STARS, CAPTURED IN NEW ORLEANS AT SOMETHING CALLED THE "BATTLE OF THE HANDKERCHIEFS," BY MAJOR FREDERICK GREEN STILES OF THE 42nd MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY, FEB. 20th, 1863

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THE 15-STAR CONFEDERATE BATTLE FLAG OF GENERAL LLOYD TILGHMAN OF MARYLAND & KENTUCKY [KILLED AT VICKSBURG], ONE OF ONLY FOUR SUCH FLAGS KNOWN IN THIS STAR COUNT, AN EXQUISITE EXAMPLE OF BOTH HISTORIC AND GRAPHIC IMPORTANCE

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48 STAR U.S. NAVY JACK, MADE AT MARE ISLAND, CALIFORNIA, HEADQUARTERS OF THE PACIFIC FLEET, DURING WWII, DATED 1943

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"VICTORY AT WAKE ISLAND U.S. MARINE CORPS": RARE OVERPRINTED PARADE FLAG CELEBRATING THE SIGNIFICANT EVENTS AT THIS REMOTE LOCATION AT THE BEGINNING OF WWII

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48 STAR FLAG & MATCHING COMMISSIONING PENNANT OF THE WWII ERA, SELDOM EVER FOUND IN A MATCHING PAIR, BROUGHT HOME BY U.S. NAVY AMPHIBIOUS FORCES GROUP SAILOR LUTHER VOIGHT LINGLE, WHO SERVED ON THE U.S.S. REEVES, THE FIRST AMERICAN SHIP TO DROP ANCHOR IN JAPANESE WATERS BEFORE THE SURRENDER

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46 STAR U.S. MILITARY CAMP COLORS, PRESS-DYED ON WOOL BUNTING, MADE BY HORSTMANN, PHILADELPHIA, SIGNED AND DATED 1909, ON ITS REMARKABLE, ORIGINAL STAFF

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36 EIGHT-POINTED STARS IN MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, ON AN OCEAN BLUE CANTON THAT RESTS ON THE WAR STRIPE; A SPECTACULAR CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLAG FROM THE TINCLAD GUNBOAT "GENERAL GRANT," THAT SERVED ON THE TENNESSEE RIVER IN DEFENSE OF THE MISSISSIPPI

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36 STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR ERA, ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, MADE BY ANNIN IN NEW YORK CITY; DESCENDED IN THE FAMILY OF MAJOR CHARLES HARROD BOYD OF PORTLAND, MAINE, A SURVEYOR ENGINEER FOR BOTH THE U.S. NAVY UNDER COMMODORE DUPONT, AND THE U.S. ARMY UNDER GENERALS J.G. BERNARD, W. L. ELLIOTT, AND GEORGE H. THOMAS; THE STAR COUNT REFLECTS NEVADA STATEHOOD, 1864-67

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34 STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, PRINTED ON SILK, WITH "DANCING" OR "TUMBLING" ORIENTATION, CIVIL WAR PERIOD, 1861-1863, REFLECTS THE ADDITION OF KANSAS TO THE UNION AS A FREE STATE

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34 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG PEN WIPE / BIBLE FLAG, OPENING YEARS THE CIVIL WAR, 1861-63, REFLECTS THE ADDITION OF KANSAS AS THE 34TH STATE

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34 GILT PAINTED STARS IN A BOLD REPRESENTATION OF THE “GREAT STAR” PATTERN, ON A SILK, ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE DURING THE OPENING YEARS OF THE CIVIL WAR, 1861-63, PROBABLY MADE UNDER MILITARY CONTRACT OR FOR USE BY LOCAL MILITIA, ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, IN A TINY SCALE FOR THE PERIOD, AND IN AN EXTRAORDINARY STATE OF PRESERVATION

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33 GILT-PAINTED STARS IN THREE DIFFERENT SIZES, ARRANGED IN AN INVERTED "GREAT STAR" PATTERN, ON AN ENTIRELY SILK FLAG; AN EXTRAORDINARY EXAMPLE, PROBABLY MADE FOR A STATE MILITIA UNIT, PRE-CIVIL WAR THROUGH WAR PERIOD, 1859-1861, OREGON STATEHOOD

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SILK, CIVIL WAR BATTLE FLAG WITH "GREEN MOUNTAIN BOYS" GILT-PAINTED IN WHIMSICAL SERPENTINE TEXT, INSIDE A RING OF 20 STARS THAT EXCLUDES THE SOUTHERN STATES, WITH A FEDERAL EAGLE ON THE REVERSE; APPARENTLY DISPLAYED POST-WAR, AT WHICH TIME A PAINTED PORTRAIT OF GEORGE WASHINGTON WAS APPLIED OVER THE UNIT NICKNAME; THIS ALMOST CERTAINLY OCCURRED IN 1877, WHEN A GIANT CELEBRATION WAS HELD TO COMMEMORATE THE 100-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF BENNINGTON ( VERMONT ), AND HONOR A VISIT OF PRESIDE

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U.S. NAVY COMMISSION OR HOMEWARD-BOUND PENNANT WITH 14 STARS, MADE BY E.L. ROWE AND SONS OF GLOUCHESTER, MASSACHUSETTS, MADE CA 1890-1909, WITH VERBAL HISTORY OF USE IN TEDDY ROOSEVELT'S GREAT WHITE FLEET

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ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, 13 STAR, U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN, CA 1882-1890

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13 ENORMOUS, HAND-SEWN STARS ON A U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN, ca 1890-1899, AN EXTRAORDINARILY BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE IN A REMARKABLE STATE OF PRESERVATION

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13 STARS IN A 3-2-3-2-3 PATTERN ON A UNITED STATES NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN OF EXCEPTIONALLY SMALL SCALE, MADE AT THE BROOKLYN NAVY YARD, NEW YORK, SIGNED & DATED 1906

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