Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

21 STARS IN A “GREAT STAR” OR “GREAT LUMINARY” PATTERN, A SOUTHERN-EXCLUSIONARY STAR COUNT ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, SIGNED BY THE MAKER, ONE-OF-A-KIND AMONG KNOWN EXAMPLES

Web ID: 21j-806

RARE VIOLET & YELLOW SUFFRAGETTE PARADE BANNER, THE PLATE EXAMPLE ILLUSTRATED IN THE TEXT REFERENCE ON THE SUBJECT, MADE CA 1910-1920

Web ID: ws-004

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

Web ID: pat-248

RARE AND UNUSUAL PARADE FLAG BANNER WITH 17 STARS ON A BLUE GROUND AND THE 1866 VERSION OF THE OHIO STATE SEAL ON A GROUND OF 13 RED AND WHITE STRIPES, MADE CA 1890 -1905

Web ID: pat-617

13 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, IN A TINY SCALE AMONG PIECED-AND-SEWN EXAMPLES OF THE 19TH CENTURY, WITH HAND-SEWN STARS ARRANGED IN A CIRCULAR VERSION OF WHAT IS KNOWN AS THE 3RD MARYLAND PATTERN; FEATURES AN ESPECIALLY LARGE CENTER STAR, MADE circa 1890

Web ID: 13j-1585

FIRST NATIONAL PATTERN CONFEDERATE FLAG WITH 13 STARS TO INCLUDE MISSOURI AND KENTUCKY SECESSION, MADE ENTIRELY OF SILK, WITH SILK FRINGE AND TIES, A REUNION ERA EXAMPLE, CIRCA 1895-1920

Web ID: fcj-910

32 STARS IN A VERY UNUSUAL NOTCHED VERSION OF THE “GREAT STAR” PATTERN, WITH TWO STARS ABSENT AT THE EXTREME POINTS OF EACH ARM, MADE IN THE PERIOD WHEN MINNESOTA JOINED THE UNION AS THE 32nd STATE; A VERY RARE STAR COUNT, OFFICIAL FOR JUST ONE YEAR, AND ACCURATE FOR JUST NINE MONTHS, 1858-59

Web ID: 32j-811

IRONSTONE DINNER PLATE WITH "VOTES FOR WOMEN" TEXT, MADE JOHN MADDOCK & SONS FOR SUFFRAGIST ALVA BELMONT FOR MARBLE HOUSE, HER FAMOUS ESTATE IN NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, Circa 1914

Web ID: ws-106

36 STARS IN THE "GREAT STAR" OR "GREAT LUMINARY" PATTERN ON A CIVIL WAR ERA FLAG WITH A DUSTY BLUE CANTON AND A SECTION OF ONE STRIPE SOUVENIRED, 1864-67, NEVADA STATEHOOD

Web ID: 36j-907

EXTRAORDINARILY EARLY (1806) PRINTED LINEN KERCHIEF GLORIFYING GEORGE WASHINGTON, PRINT WORKS, GERMANTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA

Web ID: pat-570

EXTREMELY RARE U.S. WAR DEPARTMENT COMMISSIONING PENNANT WITH 13 STARS, A REVERSAL OF THE U.S. NAVY COLOR SCHEME, TWENTY-FOUR FEET ON THE FLY, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR - WWI ERA (1898-1917)

Web ID: 13j-1580

34 STARS ON A HOMEMADE ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR ERA, WITH A CORNFLOWER BLUE CANTON AND A VERY INTERESTING CONFIGURATION THAT SUBTLY INCORPORATES THE CROSSES OF ST. ANDREW AND ST. GEORGE, REFLECTS KANSAS STATEHOOD, 1861-63

Web ID: 34j-899

38 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH HAND-SEWN STARS IN AN 8-7-8-7-8 PATTERN OF JUSTIFIED ROWS, MADE IN THE PERIOD WHEN COLORADO WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE TO JOIN THE UNION, 1876-1889

Web ID: 38j-1126

"EQUAL SUFFRAGE FOR MICHIGAN IN 1916," ADVERTISING FAN FOR THE BISSELL 'CYCO BALL BEARING CARPET SWEEPER,' COMMISSIONED BY ANNA BISSELL (1846-1934), AMERICA'S FIRST FEMALE CEO

Web ID: ws-076

LARGE & COLORFUL CIVIL WAR RECRUITMENT BROADSIDE FOR THE 16TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEER CAVALRY, A.K.A. "SPRAGUE'S LIGHT CAVALRY,” WITH A AMAZING BATTLE SCENE DISPLAYING BOTH CONFEDERATE AND UNION FLAGS, EXCEPTIONAL AMONG ITS COUNTERPARTS, MADE IN 1863. A CONTINGENT OF THIS REGIMENT AVENGED LINCOLN'S DEATH, CORNERING AND KILLING JOHN WILKES BOOTH IN A VIRGINIA TOBACCO BARN ON APRIL 26TH, 1965

Web ID: pat-612

NATIVE AMERICAN BEADED BLANKET STRIP, BUFFALO HIDE, NORTHERN CHEYENNE OR LAKOTA SIOUX, WESTERN MONTANA / EASTERN MINNESOTA, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

Web ID: pat-615

MASSIVE & COLORFUL CIVIL WAR RECRUITMENT BROADSIDE FOR THE "MANHATTAN RIFLES,” WHICH MUSTERED INTO 43RD AND THE 57TH NEW YORK INFANTRY DIVISIONS IN THE WAR'S OPENING YEAR, EASILY AMONG THE ABSOLUTE BEST OF ITS KIND, 1861

Web ID: pat-363

LARGE CIVIL WAR RECRUITMENT BROADSIDE FOR THE 53RD NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY, 5th REGIMENT, "EAGLE BRIGADE," WITH AN ATTRACTIVE AND COMPELLING IMAGE OF ITS COMMANDER, LT. COL. GEORGE A. BUCKINGHAM OF NEW YORK CITY, CIRCA 1862

Web ID: pat-409

EXTRAORDINARILY RARE, PORTRAIT STYLE PARADE FLAG, MADE FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF JOHN FRÉMONT, WHO OPENED THE GATEWAY TO CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, WAS THE REPUBLICAN PARTY’S FIRST PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, AND RAN ON AN ANTI-SLAVERY PLATFORM; DISPLAYING 13 STARS, ARRANGED IN THE TRUMBULL PATTERN

Web ID: 13j-1574

35 STARS, PROBABLY A CIVIL WAR CAMP COLORS, WEST VIRGINIA STATEHOOD, 1863-1865, ONE OF A TINY HANDFUL OF PRESS-DYED WOOL FLAGS WITH A RANDOM CONFIGURATION OF STARS

Web ID: 35-013

 


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