Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

13 STARS IN A MEDALLION PATTERN ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG MADE BETWEEN APPROXIMATELY 1910 AND THE 1926 SESQUECENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE 
STRIKING TEDDY ROOSEVELT PARADE FLAG-STYLE BANNER WITH LARGE EAGLE & “WELCOME OUR PRESIDENT” TEXT, MADE BETWEEN 1901 AND 1908, WHEN HE WAS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, OR IN 1912 WHEN HE RAN AGAIN ON THE PROGRESSIVE PARTY (BULL MOOSE) TICKET 
ELABORATE SAILOR’S SOUVENIR EMBROIDERY FROM THE ORIENT WITH A LARGE FEDERAL EAGLE, CROSSED FLAGS, CANNON AND ANCHOR, CA 1896-1907 
ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, WITH THE RARE PRESENCE OF A COPPERPLATE-PRINTED EAGLE IN THE CANTON, SET WITHIN A FRACTURED WREATH PATTERN OF 34 STARS AND WITH ITS CANTON RESTING ON THE WAR STRIPE; REFLECTS THE PERIOD OF KANSAS STATEHOOD, 1861-63 
CONFEDERATE, CIVIL WAR CENTENNIAL PARADE FLAG, COMMEMORATING THE OPENING OF THE WAR, IN 1861, A RARE EXAMPLE, LIKELY MADE FOR EVENTS IN CHARLESTON, RICHMOND, OR GETTYSBURG 
FIRST NATIONAL PATTERN CONFEDERATE FLAG (a.k.a., STARS & BARS) OF THE REUNION ERA, IN THE ORIGINAL, OFFICIAL DESIGN, WITH A CIRCULAR WREATH OF 7 STARS, MADE ca 1890-1910 
28 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, REFLECTS THE ADDITION OF TEXAS TO THE UNION AS THE 28TH STATE IN 1845, ONE OF THE RAREST STAR COUNTS IN AMERICAN HISTORY, WITH THE EXCEPTIONALLY UNUSUAL PRESENCE OF RED, WHITE, AND BLUE STRIPES, ALMOST NEVER ENCOUNTERED ON SURVIVING EXAMPLES; OFFICIAL FOR JUST ONE YEAR (1845-46) 
WWII LIBERATION FLAG WITH 48 HASTILY SEWN STARS ON A BEAUTIFUL, CORNFLOWER BLUE CANTON, FOUND BEHIND A CABINET IN A PARIS BASEMENT, MADE TO WELCOME U.S. TROOPS IN FRANCE FOLLOWING LIBERATION FROM THE GERMANS IN 1944, A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE WITH ENDEARING WEAR 
THE EARLIEST FLAG OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS THAT I HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED, MADE DURING THE MONARCHY, WITHIN THE PERIOD OF BRITISH PROTECTORATE, PRODUCED BY HORSTMANN & BROTHERS COMPANY IN PHILADELPHIA FOR DISPLAY AT THE 1876 CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 
RARE SUFFRAGETTE ARMBAND IN GOLDEN YELLOW FELT, THE ONLY EXAMPLE I HAVE ENCOUNTERED THAT WAS PURPOSEFULLY SEAMED, LIKELY BY THE MAKER; GOLDEN YELLOW & BLACK FELT, MADE CIRCA 1912-20 
38 STARS IN A NOTCHED, CROSSHATCH PATTERN ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE BY THE U.S. BUNTING COMPANY IN LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS, 1876-1889, COLORADO STATEHOOD; EX-WHITNEY SMITH COLLECTION (THE MAN WHO COINED THE TERM VEXILLOLOGY) 
ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH 10-POINTED STARS THAT SPELL “1776 – 1876”, MADE FOR THE 100-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, ONE OF THE MOST GRAPHIC OF ALL EARLY EXAMPLES 
FLAG OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS, WHICH BECAME THE TEXAS STATE FLAG, MADE CIRCA 1920 – 1950 
44 STARS IN ZIGZAGGING ROWS ON A SMALL SCALE ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH AN ATTRACTIVE, ELONGATED PROFILE, WYOMING STATEHOOD, 1890-1896 
27 STARS IN A BROKEN OR IRREGULAR MEDALLION, ON A MEXICAN WAR PERIOD GUIDON OR CAMP COLORS, A TINY HAND-SEWN FLAG AMONG ITS COUNTERPARTS, IN AN EXTREMELY RARE STAR COUNT THAT REFLECTS FLORIDA STATEHOOD, OFFICIAL FOR ONLY ONE YEAR, 1845-46 
13 STAR AMERICAN PARADE FLAG MADE BETWEEN THE CIVIL WAR (1861-65) AND THE 1876 CENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, FEATURING THREE SIZES OF WHIMSICALLY SHAPED STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION 
33 GILT-PAINTED STARS IN THREE DIFFERENT SIZES, ARRANGED IN AN INVERTED "GREAT STAR" PATTERN, ON AN ENTIRELY SILK FLAG; AN EXTRAORDINARY EXAMPLE, PROBABLY MADE FOR A STATE MILITIA UNIT, PRE-CIVIL WAR THROUGH WAR PERIOD, 1859-1861, OREGON STATEHOOD 
SPECTACULAR 34 STAR FLAG WITH AN EXTREMELY RARE AND BEAUTIFUL DIAMOND CONFIGURATION, AND AN APPLIED BANNER WITH A STENCILED PATRIOTIC SLOGAN, AMONG THE BEST EXAMPLES I HAVE EVER OWNED, KANSAS STATEHOOD, OPENING TWO YEARS OF THE CIVIL WAR, 1861-63 
38 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, MADE DURING THE PERIOD WHEN COLORADO WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE TO JOIN THE UNION, 1876-1889, WITH PENCILED INSCRIPTION FROM THE YOUNG PEOPLE'S SOCIETY OF CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR (YPSCE), EX-RICHARD PIERCE COLLECTION OF AMERICAN FLAGS, ILLUSTRATED IN HIS BOOK "THE STARS & THE STRIPES" 
46 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, 1907-1912, REFLECTS OKLAHOMA STATEHOOD 

 


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