Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY PENNANT WITH "BILL THE GOAT" MASCOT AND WHIMSICAL LETTERING, CA 1910-1920's

Web ID: pat-549

RARE AND EARLY YARD GOODS TEXTILE, MADE FOR THE 1829 INAUGRATION OF ANDREW JACKSON, ROLLER PRINTED IN A STRIKING SHADE OF CORNFLOWER BLUE

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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

Web ID: pat-428

NEW YORK YACHT CLUB BURGEE, CA 1875-1895, A VERY RARE FIND FROM THE LATE 19TH CENTURY

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RARE REVENUE CUTTER SERVICE FLAG WITH A BLUE EAGLE AMID AN ARCH OF 13 BLUE STARS, ON A WHITE FIELD, AND AN UNUSUAL COUNT OF 17 VERTICAL RED AND WHITE STRIPES, CA 1880-1895

Web ID: ofj-868

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

BRITISH UNION FLAG ("UNION JACK") OF THE WWII ERA

Web ID: BRITj-832

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

Web ID: BRITj-824

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

Web ID: 48j-1024

44 STAR AMERICAN NATIONAL PARADE FLAG WITH OVERPRINT ADVERTISING ONE OF ONLY FIVE AMERICAN OPERAS WRITTEN DURING THE 19TH CENTURY: “SHIP AHOY!”

Web ID: 44-004

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

ANTIQUE AMERICAN U.S. NAVY JACK WITH 38 HAND-SEWN STARS AND A RARE MAKER'S MARK OF FLAG AND SAILMAKER W. K. HINMAN OF NEW YORK CITY, FLOWN ON THE YACHT "MARY EMMA," THE FIRST OF SUCH CRAFT OWNED BY AMERICAN FINANCIER AND THREE-TIME WINNER OF THE AMERICA'S CUP, C. OLIVER ISELIN; 1876-1877, REFLECTS COLORADO STATEHOOD

Web ID: 38j-1071

U.S. NAVY JACK WITH 30 STARS, AN ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, PRE-CIVIL WAR EXAMPLE WITH MARKINGS FROM NEW YORK SHIPSMITH ISCAAC HALL, WISCONSIN STATEHOOD, 1848-1850

Web ID: 30j-813

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

Web ID: 14j-810

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

Web ID: 13j-1499

13 STARS, A UNITED STATES NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN MADE AT THE BROOKLYN NAVY YARD, NEW YORK, SIGNED & DATED 1906

Web ID: 13j-1483

ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, WITH 13 STARS IN A 4-5-4 CONFIGURATION, IN THE SMALLEST REGULATION SIZE RECORDED BY THE NAVY DURING THIS GENERAL ERA

Web ID: 13j-1458

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

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

 


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