Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH 13 STARS ARRANGED IN 6-POINTED GREAT STAR / STAR OF DAVID PATTERN, OF A TYPE MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, WORN AND HAND-INSCRIBED BY THE OWNER IN 1896, IN SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS, IN CELEBRATION OF THE VICTORY OF REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT-ELECT WILLIAM McKINLEY; FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF RICHARD PIERCE

Web ID: 13-869

ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH 13 HAND-SEWN STARS IN AN EXTREMELY RARE LINEAL CONFIGURATION OF 5-3-5, PROBABLY MADE WITH THE INTENT OF USE BY LOCAL MILITIA OR PRIVATE OUTFITTING OF A VOLUNTEER COMPANY, CIVIL WAR PERIOD, 1861-1865; EXHIBITED AT THE MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION FROM JUNE – JULY, 2019

Web ID: 13j-1544

13 STAR FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, WITH A DIAMOND SHAPED CONFIGURATION OF STARS; ONE OF JUST TWO EARLY EXAMPLES OF THE STARS & STRIPES, WITH SEWN CONSTRUCTION, TO SHARE A VARIANT OF THIS EXTREMELY RARE DESIGN, circa 1863-1865

Web ID: 13j-1646

38 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG WITH SCATTERED STAR ORIENTATION, MADE OF SILK, WITH GENEROUS SCALE AND VIVID COLORS, COLORADO STATEHOOD, 1876-1889

Web ID: 38j-1137

COLORADO STATE FLAG OF EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY, MADE OF SILK, CIRCA 1911-1920’s, EXTRAORDINARILY RARE IN THIS PERIOD AND THE EARLIEST EXAMPLE THAT I HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED

Web ID: ofj-965

13 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG IN THE BETSY ROSS PATTERN, ONE OF JUST THREE EXAMPLES THAT I HAVE ENCOUNTERED THAT PRE-DATE THE 1890’s; AN EXTRAORDINARY FIND, CIVIL WAR PERIOD (1861-1865) OR JUST AFTER, EXTREMELY LARGE AMONG ITS COUNTERPARTS OF ALL PERIODS IN THIS DESIGN

Web ID: 13j-1643

AMERICAN SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT PENNANT WITH "VOTES FOR WOMEN" TEXT, CIRCA 1912-1920

Web ID: ws-130

38 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH A DOUBLE-WREATH CONFIGURATION THAT FEATURES AN ENORMOUS CENTER STAR, REFLECTS THE PERIOD OF COLORADO STATEHOOD, 1876-1889

Web ID: 38j-975

ELABORATE SAILOR’S SOUVENIR EMBROIDERY FROM THE ORIENT WITH A BEAUTIFUL HAND-PAINTED IMAGE OF WASHINGTON CROSSING THE DELAWARE, SURROUNDED BY A LARGE EAGLE, FEDERAL SHIELD, CROSSED FLAGS, A CANNON, CANNONBALLS, AND ANCHOR, circa 1885-1910

Web ID: pat-663

UNUSUAL CONFEDERATE FLAG IN THE THIRD NATIONAL FORMAT, PRINTED ON HEAVY WEIGHT PARCHMENT, PROBABLY PRODUCED BETWEEN 1884 AND 1910, IN THE EARLIEST PERIOD OF THE UDC AND THE UCV

Web ID: fcj-872

13 STARS IN THE BETSY ROSS PATTERN, WITH 45 STARS ON THE REVERSE; ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE AND SIGNED BY A PREVIOUSLY UNIDENTIFIED FLAG-MAKER, ANNIE MAC LACHLAN OF JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY, circa 1896-1908; A RARE AND INTERESTING EXAMPLE, IN A LARGE SCALE AMONG EARLY 13 STAR FLAGS IN THIS DESIGN

Web ID: 13J-1570

WASHINGTON CROSSING THE DELAWARE, PAINTED IN OIL ON CANVAS, IN AN IMPRESSIVE SCALE, AFTER THE 1851 PAINTING BY EMANUEL LEUTZE; FOUND IN A HOUSE APPROXIMATELY ONE MILE FROM WHERE THE CELEBRATED EVENT TOOK PLACE, PROBABLY PAINTED FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE

Web ID: pnt-173

31 STARS ON AN EXTRAORDINARY ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH A RANDOM CONSTELLATION, IN VARIOUS SHAPES AND SIZES, CLUSTERED ABOUT AN ENORMOUS CENTER STAR, WITH A COMPLEMENT OF 10 STRIPES; A MASTERPIECE OF EARLY AMERICAN FLAG-MAKING, CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, 1850-1858

Web ID: 31j-853

DIAGONAL FORMAT KERCHIEF WITH THE IMAGES OF A BULL MOOSE AND A PORTRAIT OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT, MADE HIS 1912 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN, WHEN HE RAN ON THE INDEPENDENT, PROGRESSIVE PARTY TICKET, AN EXTREMELY SCARCE AND GRAPHICALLY PLEASING EXAMPLE

Web ID: ker-232

13 HAND-EMBROIDERED STARS AND EXPERTLY HAND-SEWN STRIPES ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE IN PHILADELPHIA BY SARAH M. WILSON, GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER OF BETSY ROSS, SIGNED & DATED 1911

Web ID: 13j-1635

15 STAR, 13 STRIPE FLAG WITH 7-POINTED STARS AND ITS CANTON RESTING ON A RED STRIPE, MADE DURING THE CIVIL WAR IN SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA BY SCHOOLGIRLS FOR JOHN BROWN, JR. (1847-1932), SON OF THE FAMOUS WESTERN PIONEER AND 49’ER, JOHN BROWN, SR. (1817-1899), GUIDE TO JOHN FREMONT & COMPANION OF KIT CARSON

Web ID: 15j-801

HAND-PAINTED PATRIOTIC BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF KENTUCKY AND SPECTACULAR PRESENTATION, WITH GREAT FOLK QUALITIES, PROBABLY MADE FOR THE 1868 DEMOCRAT NATIONAL CONVENTION IN NEW YORK CITY

Web ID: pat-667

43 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, ONE OF THE RAREST STAR COUNTS AMONG SURVIVING AMERICAN FLAGS OF THE 19TH CENTURY, REFLECTS THE ADDITION OF IDAHO IN 1890, ACCURATE FOR JUST 7 DAYS

Web ID: 43j-806

34 UPSIDE-DOWN, HAND-SEWN STARS IN A NOTCHED CONFIGURATION, ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, WITH A BEAUTIFUL AND HIGHLY UNUSUAL JACQUARD WEAVE BINDING, AND IN A TINY SCALE AMONG ITS COUNTERPARTS, REFLECTS THE ADDITION OF KANSAS AS THE 34TH STATE, 1861-1863

Web ID: 34j-1008

ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN SHIP’S COMMISSION PENNANT OF THE MID-19TH CENTURY, A HOMEMADE, COTTON EXAMPLE WITH 13 STARS ON A CORNFLOWER BLUE FIELD AND EXTREMELY DYNAMIC PRESENTATION

Web ID: 13j-1632

 


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