Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

OUTSTANDING CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC QUILT IN A DIAMOND-IN-A-SQUARE PATTERN SOURCED FROM PETERSON'S MAGAZINE, JULY 1861, MODIFIED BY THE MAKER TO INCLUDE 35 STARS AROUND THE PERIMETER AND A SOUTHERN-EXCLUSIONARY COUNT OF 20 STARS IN THE CENTER, 1863-1864

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UNUSUAL AND GRAPHIC KERCHIEF-STYLE PARADE FLAG FROM TEDDY ROOSEVELT'S 1912 BULL “MOOSE CAMPAIGN”:

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MAGNIFICENT EMBROIDERY WITH A TRAPUNTO (RAISED) NEEDLEWORK RENDERING OF EMANUEL GOTTLIEB LEUTZE'S "WASHINGTON CROSSING THE DELAWARE," LIKELY FROM AN ORIENTAL PAVILLION AT A WORLD'S FAIR, CA 1885-1900, UNIQUE IN MY EXPERIENCE IN THE PRIVATE MARKETPLACE

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EXCEPTIONALLY RARE COMPLETE DECK OF CIVIL WAR PERIOD PATRIOTIC PLAYING CARDS FEATURING 52 UNION GENERALS, PUBLISHED BY MORTIMER NELSON IN NEW YORK, 1863

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CIVIL WAR PERIOD OR PRIOR NAVYMAN’S FROCK AND JACK TAR HAT WITH ELABORATE PATRIOTIC AND NAUTICAL DECORATION, LIKELY THE BEST EXAMPLES OF EACH TO HAVE SURVIVED IN PRIVATE HANDS

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THEODORE ROOSEVELT BANNER WITH AN EXQUISITE PORTRAIT IMAGE IN ROUGH RIDER'S GARB, COPYRIGHTED BY GEORGE ROCKWOOD (INVENTOR OF THE CDV), PRINTED IN BOSTON; ALMOST CERTAINLY MADE FOR USE ON THE 1900 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN, DURING WHICH T.R. MADE 673 STUMP SPEECHES IN 24 STATES; THIS EXACT TEXTILE IS THE PLATE EXAMPLE FROM "THREADS OF HISTORY" BY COLLINS

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PERHAPS THE BEST WWII SON-IN-SERVICE BANNER I HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED, WITH AN ALL-AMERICAN SLOGAN THAT PERSONALIZES THE WAR AND 11 OF ITS 14 STARS ARRANGED IN A "V" FOR VICTORY

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HAND-PAINTED PATRIOTIC BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS AND GREAT FOLK QUALITIES PROBABLY MADE FOR THE 1868 DEMOCRAT NATIONAL CONVENTION AT TAMMANY HALL IN NEW YORK CITY

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

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HAND-PAINTED PATRIOTIC BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA AND GREAT FOLK QUALITIES

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RARE CIVIL WAR PERIOD FEDERAL STANDARD STYLE FLANK GUIDON OF THE 100TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY, HAND-PAINTED AND GILDED ON SILK, 1862-1865

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THE PERSONAL HEADQUARTERS FLAG OF PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN FROM THE SPRING - SUMMER OF 1862, WHEN HE LED THE 2ND MICHIGAN CAVALRY WITH GREAT EFFECT AND ROSE FROM CAPTAIN TO MAJOR GENERAL

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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

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EXCEPTIONAL 1821 PRINTING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE ON CLOTH, IN MULBERRY RED ON A SULFER YELLOW GROUND, PRODUCED AND DISTRIBUTED BY ROBERT & COLLIN GILLESPIE FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET, AN UNUSUALLY LARGE EXAMPLE AMONG KNOWN VERSIONS OF THIS TEXTILE, IN EXTRAORDINARY CONDITION

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EXTRAORDINARILY RARE ABRAHAM LINCOLN KERCHIEF WITH CARTES DE VISITE PHOTO IMAGES OF THE PRESIDENT AND FOUR OF HIS GENERALS, 1861-62

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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 EMBROIDERD 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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ONE OF THE THREE EARLIEST BRITISH UNION JACKS THAT I HAVE ENCOUNTERED IN PRIVATE HANDS, 1801-1835

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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

Web ID: 48j-1023

 


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