Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

CALIFORNIA "BEAR" FLAG, MADE IN OR AROUND THE TIME THAT THE DESIGN WAS OFFICIALLY ADOPTED AS THE CALIFORNIA STATE FLAG, in 1911, OR POSSIBLY PRIOR, SIGNED “SADLER”, circa 1899-1915 
ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, 13 STAR, ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH A 4-5-4 PATTERN, PROBABLY A U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN, WITH THE CURIOUS INSCRIPTION OF “GETTYSBURG” ALONG THE HOIST, MADE SOMETIME BETWEEN THE 1850’s AND THE OPENING YEARS OF THE CIVIL WAR, circa 1854-1863 
EXCEPTIONAL, CIVIL WAR ERA EXAMPLE OF THE FLAG OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS, THAT BECAME THE TEXAS STATE FLAG; PROBABLY CARRIED AS A MILITARY GUIDON OR CAMP COLORS; ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN; IN A TINY SCALE AMONG SEWN FLAGS OF THE PERIOD, circa 1861-1865 
EARLY OHIO STATE FLAG WITH A BLUE DISC INSIDE THE BUCKEYE, AN EXTREMELY RARE AND BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE, MADE IN THE EARLIEST POSSIBLE PERIOD, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING ITS DESIGN BY CLEVELAND ARCHITECT JOHN EISENMANN AND ACCEPTANCE BY THE OHIO STATE LEGISLATURE, CA 1902 - 1915 
31 STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH ITS STARS CONFIGURED IN A MEDALLION PATTERN THAT FEATURES A LARGE, HALOED CENTER STAR; REFLECTS THE PERIOD WHEN CALIFORNIA WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE TO JOIN THE UNION, 1850-1858 
BRITISH UNION FLAG ("UNION JACK") OF THE 19-TEENS – THE 1930’s, MADE OF COTTON BUNTING, VERY UNUSUAL WITH A BLUE HOIST BINDING 
RARE AND EARLY YARD GOODS TEXTILE, MADE FOR THE 1829 INAUGURATION OF ANDREW JACKSON, ROLLER PRINTED IN A STRIKING SHADE OF CORNFLOWER BLUE 
38 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH A STARBURST CROSS ARRANGEMENT ON A PRUSSIAN BLUE CANTON, ONE OF THE MOST DYNAMIC CONFIGURATIONS THAT EXISTS IN FLAG COLLECTING, COLORADO STATEHOOD, 1876-1889 
16 SIX-POINTED STARS ON A CORNFLOWER BLUE CANTON, AND A COMPLEMENT OF 13 STRIPES, ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE OF POLISHED COTTON, LIKELY DURING THE LAST DECADE OF THE 19TH CENTURY, TO CELEBRATE THE CENTENNIAL OF TENNESSEE STATEHOOD (1796-1896) 

 


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