Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH 13 STARS ARRANGED IN 6-POINTED GREAT STAR / STAR OF DAVID PATTERN, OF A TYPE MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, WORN AND HAND-INSCRIBED BY THE OWNER IN 1896, IN SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS, IN CELEBRATION OF THE VICTORY OF REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT-ELECT WILLIAM McKINLEY; FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF RICHARD PIERCE

Web ID: 13-869

ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, 13 STAR, U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN WITH A 4-5-4 CONFIGURATION, MADE SOMETIME BETWEEN 1850 AND THE OPENING YEARS OF THE CIVIL WAR (1861-63)

Web ID: 13j-1444

13 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH AN OVAL VERSION OF WHAT IS KNOWN AS THE 3RD MARYLAND PATTERN, MADE IN THE PERIOD BETWEEN THE CIVIL WAR (1861-65) AND THE 1876 CENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE

Web ID: 13j-1473

13 STARS IN THE BETSY ROSS PATTERN, WITH 45 STARS ON THE REVERSE; ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE AND SIGNED BY A PREVIOUSLY UNIDENTIFIED FLAG-MAKER, ANNIE MAC LACHLAN OF JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY, circa 1896-1908; A RARE AND INTERESTING EXAMPLE, IN A LARGE SCALE AMONG EARLY 13 STAR FLAGS IN THIS DESIGN

Web ID: 13J-1570

EXTREMELY RARE U.S. WAR DEPARTMENT COMMISSIONING PENNANT WITH 13 STARS, A REVERSAL OF THE U.S. NAVY COLOR SCHEME, 24 FEET ON THE FLY, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR – WWI ERA (1898-1918) N THE FLY, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR - WWI ERA (1898-1917)

Web ID: 13j-1580

13 HAND-EMBROIDERED STARS AND EXPERTLY HAND-SEWN STRIPES ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE IN PHILADELPHIA BY SARAH M. WILSON, GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER OF BETSY ROSS, SIGNED & DATED 1911

Web ID: 13j-1635

13 HALOED STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, ON AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE

Web ID: 13j-1653

13 STARS IN A 3-2-3-2-3 PATTERN ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, A UNITED STATES NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN, MADE AT THE BROOKLYN NAVY YARD, NEW YORK, SIGNED & DATED 1898

Web ID: 13j-1656

ANTIQUE AMERICAN PRIVATE YACHT ENSIGN WITH 13 SINGLE-APPLIQUÉD, HAND-SEWN STARS & CANTED ANCHOR, A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE WITH ENDEARING WEAR, MADE BY ANNIN IN NEW YORK CITY, CIRCA 1865-1885

Web ID: 13j-1665

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

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

Web ID: 31j-855

33 HAPHAZARDLY PLACED STARS AND 11 STRIPES ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH ITS CANTON RESTING ON THE WAR STRIPE, MADE IN THE PERIOD BETWEEN 1859-1861, OREGON STATEHOOD, PRE-CIVIL WAR THROUGH THE WAR'S OPENING YEAR

Web ID: 33j-856

34 UPSIDE-DOWN, HAND-SEWN STARS IN A NOTCHED CONFIGURATION, ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, WITH A BEAUTIFUL AND HIGHLY UNUSUAL JACQUARD WEAVE BINDING, AND IN A TINY SCALE AMONG ITS COUNTERPARTS, REFLECTS THE ADDITION OF KANSAS AS THE 34TH STATE, 1861-1863

Web ID: 34j-1008

34 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE CIRCLE-IN-A-SQUARE CONFIGURATION AND A “Y” FORMATION OF STARS IN THE CENTER, ONE OF JUST THREE OR FOUR KNOWN EXAMPLES IN THIS STYLE; OPENING TWO YEARS OF THE CIVIL WAR, 1861-1863, KANSAS STATEHOOD, POSSIBLY A UNION ARMY CAMP COLORS

Web ID: 34j-1012

34 STARS WITH "DANCING" OR "TUMBLING" ORIENTATION, ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH EXTRAORDINARY COLORS, PRESS-DYED ON WOOL BUNTING, LIKELY PRODUCED FOR USE AS MILITARY CAMP COLORS, CIVIL WAR PERIOD, 1861-1863, REFLECTS THE ADDITION OF KANSAS TO THE UNION AS A FREE STATE

Web ID: 34j-1016

34 STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION WITH A LARGE, HALOED CENTER STAR, CIVIL WAR PERIOD, 1861-63, KANSAS STATEHOOD

Web ID: 34j-847

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

34 STARS ARRANGED IN A BEAUTIFUL RENDITION OF THE MEDALLION CONFIGURATION WITH OFFSET WREATHS AND A LARGE CENTER STAR, MADE DURING THE OPENING YEARS OF THE CIVIL WAR, 1861-1863, AND ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, REFLECTS KANSAS STATEHOOD

Web ID: 34j-954

34 NEEDLEWORK STARS ON A TINY, HAND-SEWN, SILK AMERICAN FLAG, AT ONE TIME SEWN INTO A QUILT MADE DURING THE OPENING YEARS OF THE CIVIL WAR, 1861-63, REFLECTS KANSAS STATEHOOD

Web ID: 34j-992

PRO-UNION CIVIL WAR BROADSIDE WITH SPECTACULAR GRAPHICS THAT INCLUDE A LARGE IMAGE OF WASHINGTON INSIDE A STAR-SHAPED MEDALLION WITH 34 STARS, PHILADELPHIA, 1861-1863

Web ID: 34j-996

 


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