Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

13 STAR JACK WITH A SUPERELLIPSE VARIANT OF A DIAMOND CONFIGURATION THAT IS UNIQUE AMONG KNOWN 13 STAR FLAGS, PROBABLY MADE FOR A HUDSON RIVER PADDLE WHEEL STEAMER, CA 1880-1895

Web ID: 13j-1455

13 HAND-SEWN STARS IN A 3-2-3-2-3 PATTERN ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH ENDEARING WEAR FROM LONG-TERM USE, AND IN AN EXTRAORDINARILY SMALL AMOUNG IT'S PIECED-AND-SEWN COUNTERPARTS, PROBABLY MADE DURING THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR (1861-65), THOUGH PERHAPS SHORTLY THEREAFTER, AND POSSIBLY ONCE BELONGING TO CIVIL WAR GENERAL AND SECRETARY OF THE NAVY BENJAMIN FRANKLIN TRACY

Web ID: 13j-1448

ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, 13 STAR, U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN WITH A 4-5-4 CONFIGURATION, MADE SOMETIME BETWEEN 1850 AND THE OPENING YEARS OF THE CIVIL WAR (1861-63)

Web ID: 13j-1444

13 STAR FLAG WITH HAND-SEWN, CANTED STARS IN A 3-2-3-2-3 PATTERN, THE ONLY EXAMPLE I HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED WITH THE MARK OF THE “UNITED STATES LIGHTHOUSE ESTABLISHMENT”, AN EXCEPTIONAL EXAMPLE IN A WONDERFUL SMALL SCALE, MADE ca 1880 - 1895

Web ID: 13j-1334

U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN WITH 13 HAND-SEWN STARS, PROBABLY MADE BETWEEN MADE BETWEEN 1866 AND 1870, IN THE LARGEST SIZE DICTATED BY NAVY REGULATIONS, A VERY SCARCE AND BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE WITH A 3-2-3-2-3 CONFIGURATION OF LINEAL ROWS

Web ID: 13j-1316

EARLY 13 STAR SHIP'S FLAG WITH AN EXCEPTIONAL, LOPSIDED OVAL VARIATION OF THE 3RD MARYLAND PATTERN, CA 1840-1860, AN ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN EXAMPLE WITH BEAUTIFUL FOLK QUALITIES, ONCE BELONGING TO THE LINSLEY & GAY FAMILIES OF CONNECTICUT AND MASSACHUSETTS

Web ID: 13j-1009