Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

ANTIQUE 13 STAR PARADE FLAG WITH A 3-2-3-2-3 CONFIGURATION, MADE CIRCA 1876-1898, EXTREMELY SCARCE AND UNUSUALLY LARGE AMONG ITS COUNTERPARTS OF THE 19TH CENTURY

Web ID: 13j-1512

EXTRAORDINARILY RARE, PORTRAIT STYLE PARADE FLAG, MADE FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF JOHN FRÉMONT, WHO OPENED THE GATEWAY TO CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, WAS THE REPUBLICAN PARTY’S FIRST PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, AND RAN ON AN ANTI-SLAVERY PLATFORM; DISPLAYING 13 STARS, ARRANGED IN THE TRUMBULL PATTERN

Web ID: 13j-1574

13 STAR FLAG WITH HAND-SEWN STARS ARRANGED IN A CIRCULAR VERSION OF THE 3RD MARYLAND PATTERN, FEATURING AN ESECIALLY LARGE CENTER STAR; A TINY EXAMPLE AMONG THOSE WITH PIECED-AND-SEWN CONSTRUCTION, EXCEPTIONALLY RARE, MADE CIRCA 1890

Web ID: 13j-1585

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-1593

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

30 STAR FLAG OF THE PRE-CIVIL WAR ERA, A RARE AND BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE EXAMPLE WITH A DOUBLE-WREATH CONFIGURATION THAT FEATURES A LARGE, HALOED CENTER STAR, WISCONSIN STATEHOOD, 1848-1850

Web ID: 30j-814

31 STARS ARRANGED IN A RARE VARIATION OF THE “GREAT STAR” PATTERN, WITH THE WORD "CALIFORNIA" PAINTED IN THE STRIPES, A PRE-CIVIL WAR FLAG, CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, 1850-1858, PART OF A SERIES OF THESE FLAGS, THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN USED AT THE WIGWAM CONVENTION (THE 1860 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION) IN CHICAGO

Web ID: 31j-830

31 STARS ARRANGED IN A RARE VARIATION OF THE “GREAT STAR” PATTERN, WITH THE WORD "VIRGINIA" PAINTED IN THE STRIPES, A PRE-CIVIL WAR FLAG, CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, 1850-1858, PART OF A SERIES OF THESE FLAGS, THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN USED AT THE WIGWAM CONVENTION (THE 1860 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION) IN CHICAGO

Web ID: 31j-843

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

Web ID: 34j-847

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

36 STAR PARADE FLAG, MADE FOR THE 1868 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF GENERAL ULYSSES S. GRANT, WITH GOOD SCALE, LARGE TEXT, AND WITH A RARE "GREAT-STAR-IN-A-WREATH" CONFIGURATION

Web ID: 36j-927

37 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH LINEAL ROWS OF "DANCING" OR "TUMBLING" STARS, NEBRASKA STATEHOOD, 1867-1876, THE ERA OF AMERICAN RECONSTRUCTION

Web ID: 37j-850

38 STAR FLAG WITH A RARE AND BEAUTIFUL VARIATION OF THE "GREAT STAR" PATTERN THAT FEATURES 4 OUTLIERS AND A STAR BETWEEN EACH ARM, EXCEPT IN ONE LOCATION, LEAVING ROOM FOR A 39TH TO BE ADDED; MADE IN THE PERIOD WHEN COLORADO WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE TO JOIN THE UNION, 1876-1889

Web ID: 38j-1090

38 STARS IN AN EXTREMELY UNUSUAL CONFIGURATION THAT BEARS A CLUSTER OF 6 SMALL STARS WITHIN A LINEAL PATTERN OF LARGER STARS, 1876-1889, COLORADO STATEHOOD

Web ID: 38j-1093

38 WHIMSICAL STARS, WITH 6-POINTED PROFILES, SIMILAR TO THE STAR OF DAVID, ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE CENTENNIAL ERA; A REMARKABLE SPECIMEN, ONE-OF-A-KIND AMONG KNOWN EXAMPLES, REFLECTS COLORADO STATEHOOD, 1876-1889

Web ID: 38j-1118

38 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH AN OFF-BALANCE MEDALLION CONFIGURATION ON A BRILLIANT BLUE CANTON, MADE IN THE PERIOD WHEN COLORADO WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE TO JOIN THE UNION, 1876-1889

Web ID: 38j-1121

42 STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION WITH A LARGE, HALOED CENTER STAR AND A TRIO OF 3 STARS IN EACH CORNER, EXCEPTIONALLY RARE, 1889-1890, WASHINGTON STATEHOOD

Web ID: 42j-895

42 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH SCATTERED STAR POSITIONING, AN UNOFFICIAL STAR COUNT, WASHINGTON STATEHOOD, 1889-1890

Web ID: 42j-915

42 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG WITH AN EXTRAORDINARILY RARE BEEHIVE CONFIGURATION, NEVER AN OFFICIAL STAR COUNT, WASHINGTON STATEHOOD, 1889-1890

Web ID: 42j-918

 


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