Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

48 STARS ON A SMALL-SCALE FLAG OF THE MID-19TH CENTURY, SIGNED "STORM KING," CA 1920-1950's 
WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE BROADSIDE FROM A 1914 MASS MEETING IN CAPE MAY COURTHOUSE, NEW JERSEY, WHERE THE FEATURED SPEAKER WAS WYOMING SALOON-KEEPER WILLIAM H. BRIGHT, THE MAN WHO, IN 1869, INTRODUCED THE BILL THAT LED THAT STATE TO BE THE FIRST TO GIVE WOMEN THE RIGHT TO VOTE 
48 STARS IN STAGGERED ROWS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE BETWEEN 1912 AND 1918, OR PERHAPS PRIOR; REFLECTS ARIZONA & NEW MEXICO STATEHOOD 
WEST POINT PENNANT WITH STRIKING GRAPHICS AND COLORATION, WWI (U.S. INVOLVEMENT, CA 1940-1950's 
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 
38 STARS WITH ENDEARING WEAR ON AN UNUSUALLY SMALL PIECED-AND SEWN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE 1876-1889 PERIOD, REFLECTS COLORADO'S ADDITION TO THE UNION 
30 STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE PRE-CIVIL WAR ERA, RARE AND BEAUTIFUL, WITH A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION THAT FEATURES A HALOED CENTER STAR, WISCONSIN STATEHOOD, 1848-1850 
21 STARS IN A SPECTACULARLY WHIMSICAL AND CRUDE OVAL WREATH, A RARE AND EARLY EXAMPLE OF GREAT IMPORTANCE, ILLINOIS STATEHOOD, 1818-1820 
38 DANCING STARS ON A SILK ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG WITH GENEROUS SCALE AND VIVID COLORS, COLORADO STATEHOOD, 1876-1889 
23 STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE IN THE PERIOD BETWEEN 1870 AND THE 1890's; AN EXTREMELY RARE STAR COUNT, PROBABLY MADE TO COMMEMORATE THE YEAR IN WHICH MAINE ENTERED THE UNION AS THE 23rd STATE, IN 1820 
ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH 29 WHIMSICAL STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, IOWA STATEHOOD, PRE-CIVIL WAR, 1846-1848 
CONFEDERATE PARADE FLAG IN THE THIRD NATIONAL CONFEDERATE FORMAT, REUNION ERA, CA 1920-1940 
SILK SUFFRAGETTE RIBBON WITH “VOTES FOR WOMEN" TEXT, 1910-1920 
38 STARS IN A CIRCLE-IN-A-SQUARE MEDALLION WITH A HUGE CENTER STAR, ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION, ONE OF JUST A TINY HANDFUL IN THIS STYLE AND AN ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT EXAMPLE, FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF RICHARD PIERCE AND ILLUSTRATED IN HIS BOOK 
1860 CAMPAIGN PARADE FLAG WITH 33 STARS IN A PENTAGON MEDALLION AND AN INTRIGUING ABBREVIATION OF LINCOLN'S NAME, ATTRIBUTED TO H.C. HOWARD, PHILADELPHIA 
DYNAMIC, UNUSUAL KITE, MADE BY MARX BROS., BOSTON IN THE WWI – WWII ERA (1917-45) 
13 STARS ARRANGED IN A 3-2-3-2-3 PATTERN ON A SMALL-SCALE ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MARKED "UNITED STATES ARMY STANDARD BUNTING", CA 1895 - 1910 
U.S. NAVY COMMISSION PENNANT WITH 7 STARS, A 4 FT. EXAMPLE, WWI-WWII ERA (1917-1945) 
13 STARS IN A CIRCULAR VERSION OF THE 3RD MARYLAND PATTERN, ON A SMALL SCALE FLAG MADE IN THE PERIOD BETWEEN ROUGHLY 1885 AND 1895, WITH A DUSTY BLUE CANTON AND WITH STRIKING VISUAL PRESENTATION FROM LONG-TERM USE 
EARLY OHIO STATE FLAG, 1902-1915 
34 STARS IN A LINEAL ARRANGEMENT THAT RESULTS IN A CONFIGURATION THAT I HAVE TERMED "GLOBAL ROWS," ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE DURING THE OPENING TWO YEARS OF THE CIVIL WAR, 1861-63, KANSAS STATEHOOD 
39 STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH HAND-SEWN, SINGLE-APPLIQUÉD STARS, MADE BY ANNIN IN NEW YORK CITY, DATING TO THE 1876 CENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, NEVER AN OFFICIAL STAR COUNT, REFLECTS THE ANTICIPATED ARRIVAL OF COLORADO AND THE DAKOTA TERRITORY 
WWII SON-IN-SERVICE BANNER FOR A SERVICEMAN IN THE U.S. ARMY AIR FORCES, WHICH WOULD SOON AFTER BREAK OFF FROM THE ARMY TO BECOME ITS OWN BRANCH, LARGE IN SCALE AMONG SERVICE BANNER OF THIS ERA, GRAPHIC, AND EXTREMELY SCARCE 
ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH 41 STARS, AN UNOFFICIAL STAR COUNT, ACCURATE FOR JUST 3 DAYS AND AMONG THE MOST RARE EXAMPLES OF THE 19TH CENTURY, MONTANA STATEHOOD, CA 1889 

 


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