Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

THE EARLIEST SOUTH CAROLINA PALMETTO FLAG IN PRIVATE HANDS, MADE CA 1830-60, WITH BEAUTIFUL COLOR AND A LONE STAR IN PLACE OF A CRESCENT, HANDED DOWN THROUGH THE FAMILY OF GENERAL PHILIP D. COOK (b. 1804, d. 1872) OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA, WHO MUSTERED INTO THE HOLCOMB LEGION OF CHARLESTON AND SERVED IN CONFEDERATE CAVALRY COMPANY B (CONGAREE CAVALIERS); FOUND IN A SLIDE-LID WALNUT BOX ACCOMPANIED BY COOK’S MILITIA EPAULETS, RIDING BOOTS, AND COCKADE WITH A CADET BUTTON FROM THE CITADEL

Web ID: ofj-924

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

Web ID: fcs-911

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

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 ARMY OF TENNESSEE, SOUTHERN CROSS BATTLE FLAG, AN ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, WAR-PERIOD EXAMPLE, ATTRIBUTABLE TO AN IDENTIFIED GROUP ISSUED UNDER THE COMMAND OF GENERAL JOE JOHNSTON IN THE SPRING OF 1864

Web ID: fcj-887

THE 15-STAR CONFEDERATE BATTLE FLAG OF GENERAL LLOYD TILGHMAN OF MARYLAND & KENTUCKY [KILLED AT VICKSBURG], ONE OF ONLY FOUR SUCH FLAGS KNOWN IN THIS STAR COUNT, AN EXQUISITE EXAMPLE OF BOTH HISTORIC AND GRAPHIC IMPORTANCE

Web ID: fcj-870

38 STARS IN A DYNAMIC STARBURST CROSS, ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR CONFIGURATIONS IN FLAG COLLECTING, COLORADO STATEHOOD, 1876-1889

Web ID: 38j-939

38 STARS ON A CORNFLOWER BLUE CANTON, ARRANGED IN AN EXTREMELY INTERESTING VERSION OF A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION THAT INCORPORATES A DISTINCT SALTIRE, A BEAUTIFUL HOMEMADE FLAG OF THE 1876-1889 PERIOD, REFLECTS COLORADO STATEHOOD

Web ID: 38j-1084

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

15 STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE EITHER TO CELEBRATE KENTUCKY STATEHOOD, OR TO GLORIFY THE SOUTH, 1861-1865, A VERY RARE EXAMPLE WITH GREAT FOLK QUALITIES

Web ID: 15j-819