Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

38 STARS IN A RARE AND STRIKING CIRCLE-IN-A-SQUARE MEDALLION, WITH AN ENORMOUS CENTER STAR, MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION BY HORSTMANN BROTHERS OF PHILADELPHIA, A MAJOR MILITARY OUTFITTER

Web ID: 38j-1161

38 CANTED STARS IN STAGGERED ROWS, ON A CLAMP-DYED, WOOL, ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE BY THE HORSTMANN BROTHERS IN PHILADELPHIA, ALMOST CERTAINLY FOR DISPLAY AT THE 1876 CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION; A VERY RARE EXAMPLE WITH STRONG COLORS AND GREAT TEXTURE; REFLECTS COLORADO STATEHOOD

Web ID: 38j-1163

38 STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION WITH 2 OUTLIERS, ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH VIBRANT COLORATION, REFLECTS COLORADO STATEHOOD, 1876-1889, ILLUSTRATED IN “THE STARS & STRIPES: FABRIC OF THE AMERICAN SPIRIT” by RICHARD PIERCE, 2005

Web ID: 38j-812

40 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, AN EXTREMELY RARE COUNT REFLECTING THE ADDITION OF SOUTH & NORTH DAKOTA ON NOVEMBER 2ND, 1889, ACCURATE FOR JUST 6 DAYS; WITH OVERPRINTED ADVERTISING FOR A CIVIL WAR VERTERN’S UNIT IN GEORGETOWN, MASSACHUSETTS; ILLUSTRATED IN “THE STARS & STRIPES: FABRIC OF THE AMERICAN SPIRIT” by RICHARD PIERCE (2005); EXHIBITED JUNE- SEPT., 2021 AT THE MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Web ID: 40j-804

44 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, WITH GREAT FOLK CHARACTERISTICS THAT INCLUDES A NARROW, VERTICALLY-ORIENTED CANTON AND ESPECIALLY LARGE STARS, ORIENTED IN ALL DIRECTIONS, THE ARMS OF WHICH ARE NECESSARILY INTERTWINED; WYOMING STATEHOOD, 1890-1896

Web ID: 44j-818

46 STAR U.S. MILITARY CAMP COLORS, PRESS-DYED ON WOOL BUNTING, MADE BY HORSTMANN, PHILADELPHIA, SIGNED AND DATED 1909, ON ITS REMARKABLE, ORIGINAL STAFF

Web ID: 46j-882

PAIR OF EXTRAORDINARY CIVIL WAR VETERAN’S FLAGS WITH HIGHLY UNUSUAL OVERPRINTS THAT INCLUDE REGIMENTAL DESIGNATIONS FROM THE 5th NEW YORK HEAVY ARTILLERY & THE 115th NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY; EACH WITH A DIFFERENT ANTICIPATORY STAR COUNT (46 STARS IN 1902 & 48 STARS IN 1905)

Web ID: 46j-903 & 48j-1091

46 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG IN AN EXCEPTIONALLY SMALL SCALE AMONG ITS PIECED-AND-SEWN COUNTERPARTS, REFLECTS OKLAHOMA STATEHOOD, CIRCA 1907-1912:

Web ID: 46j-904

RARE & BEAUTIFUL AMERICAN PARADE FLAG WITH IMAGES OF TEDDY ROOSEVELT AND HIS GREAT WHITE FLEET, 1907-1909, EX-RICHARD PIERCE COLLECTION

Web ID: 46j-906

47 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH ZIGZAGGING ROWS, AN EXTREMELY SCARCE EXAMPLE, IN AN UNUSUALLY MANAGEABLE SIZE AMONG ITS KNOWN COUTERPARTS; AN UNOFFICIAL STAR COUNT, 1912, NEW MEXICO STATEHOOD

Web ID: 47j-009

48 STARS ON ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH HAND-WRITTEN INSCRIPTIONS AND AN EMBROIDERED DATE OF APRIL 12TH, 1945, MOURNING THE DEATH OF PRESIDENT FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT

Web ID: 48j-1021

48 STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG DESIGNED AND COMMISSIONED BY WAYNE WHIPPLE, 1909-1912, A RARE AND HIGHLY DESIRED, SILK EXAMPLE, IN AN EXCEPTIONAL STATE OF PRESERVATION

Web ID: 48j-1062

RARE BRITISH RED ENSIGN OF THE LATTER 19TH CENTURY, MADE BY HORSTMANN & BROTHERS COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA FOR DISPLAY AT THE 1876 CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION, ONE OF TWO KNOWN EXAMPLES

Web ID: BRITj-839

EXTREMELY SCARCE PIECED-AND-SEWN EXAMPLE OF THE CONFEDERATE THIRD NATIONAL FLAG, MADE DURING THE REUNION ERA, CA 1895-1920, WITH UNUSUAL PROPORTIONS THAT RESULT IN INTRIGUING GRAPHICS

Web ID: fcj-900

CONFEDERATE SOUTHERN CROSS “BATTLE FLAG”, OF THE REUNION ERA, MADE ENTIRELY OF SILK, WITH A SILK FRINGE, CIRCA 1895-1920

Web ID: fcj-918

WOOL HOOKED RUG WITH A BILLOWING AMERICAN FLAG AND A FORKED TAIL STREAMER WITH THE “DON’T TREAD ON ME” SLOGAN; made Circa 1880-1910; THE 5 STAR COUNT, IF PURPOSEFUL, WOULD CELEBRATE THE NUMBER OF STATES THAT AFFORDED WOMEN THE RIGHT TO VOTE; EX-AMERICA HURRAH, ILLUSTRATED IN THEIR 1975 BOOK “HOOKED & SEWN RUGS”

Web ID: hkr-047

1840 CAMPAIGN KERCHIEF FEATURING AN IMAGE OF WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON ON HORSEBACK IN MILITARY GARB, ONE OF THE FIRST KNOWN CAMPAIGN TEXTILES IN EARLY AMERICA

Web ID: ker-074

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

Web ID: ker-188

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

EXTREMELY EARLY KERCHIEF WITH A CHART OF 152 INTERNATIONAL MARITME FLAGS, PRINTED ON CLOTH, circa 1837-1845, WITH A 26 STAR AMERICAN FLAG AT THE TOP LEFT

Web ID: ker-252

 


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