Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

13 STARS IN A RARE TOMBSTONE PATTERN, OR PERHAPS A "U" FOR UNION, ON AN EXCEPTIONAL HAND-SEWN FLAG MADE ENTIRELY OF SILK, DATED JULY 4TH, 1865; ONE OF THE BEST THAT I HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED

Web ID: 13j-1247

13 STAR JACK WITH A SUPERELLIPSE VARIANT OF A DIAMOND CONFIGURATION THAT IS UNIQUE AMONG KNOWN 13 STAR FLAGS, PROBABLY MADE FOR A HUDSON RIVER PADDLE WHEEL STEAMER, CA 1880-1895

Web ID: 13j-1455

EXTRAORDINARY, HAND-SEWN, 13 STAR AMERICAN NATIONAL FLAG WITH 8-POINTED STARS ON A GLAZED COTTON, CORNFLOWER BLUE CANTON, 12 STRIPES, AND ITS CANTON RESTING ON THE WAR STRIPE, FOUND IN UPSTATE, NEW YORK, PRE-CIVIL WAR, CA 1830-1850

Web ID: 13j-1463

13 STARS IN A CIRCULAR VERSION OF THE 3rd MARYLAND PATTERN, ON A BEAUTIFUL, CORNFLOWER BLUE CANTON, WITH A LARGE CENTER STAR, ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH A SQUARE PROFILE, MADE BETWEEN THE CIVIL WAR (1861-65) AND THE 1876 CENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE

Web ID: 13j-1510

ANTIQUE AMERICAN PRIVATE YACHT FLAG (ENSIGN) WITH 13 STARS, CIRCA 1910 – 1920’s

Web ID: 13j-1513

13 STARS ARRANGED IN A 3-2-3-2-3 PATTERN ON A SMALL-SCALE FLAG OF THE 1890'S-1910 ERA, WITH AN ATTRACTIVE, ELONGATED PROFILE

Web ID: 13j-1568

WWI, BELGIAN-MADE VERSION OF THE STARS & STRIPES WITH 30 CROSS-HATCH STARS, USED TO WELCOME U.S. SOLDIERS INTO THE CITY OF VIRTON, BELGIUM IN 1918, FOLLOWING ITS LIBERATION FROM GERMAN OCCUPATION

Web ID: 30j-805

34 STARS IN A VERY RARE PATTERN THAT FEATURES A HUGE CENTER STAR IN THE MIDST OF A LINEAL STAR PATTERN, ONE-OF-A-KIND AMONG KNOWN EXAMPLES, CIVIL WAR PERIOD, 1861-63

Web ID: 34j-909

EXTRAORDINARY 34 STAR, CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLAG WITH EIGHT-POINTED STARS IN A "PROPELLER" MEDALLION ON ONE SIDE AND A DOUBLE-WREATH CONFIGURATION OF FIVE-POINTED STARS ON THE OTHER; A HOMEMADE EXAMPLE WITH ITS STRIPES STARTING AND ENDING ON WHITE; EXTREMELY SMALL IN SCALE AMONG ITS COUNTERPARTS AND A MASTERPIECE IN ALL RESPECTS, KANSAS STATEHOOD, 1861-1863

Web ID: 34j-988

35 STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION WITH A LARGE, HALOED CENTER STAR, CIVIL WAR PERIOD, WEST VIRGINIA STATEHOOD, 1863-65

Web ID: 35j-875

37 STARS ON A LARGE SCALE SILK PARADE FLAG WITH HAND-INSCRIBED MOURNING NOTATION REGARDING THE 1880 DEATH OF PRESIDENT JAMES GARFIELD AND ITS STARS ARRANGED IN A "DANCING" OR "TUMBLING" ORIENTATION, NEBRASKA STATEHOOD, 1867-1876, THE ERA OF AMERICAN RECONSTRUCTION

Web ID: 37J-820

37 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN AND IN AN ATTRACTIVE, SMALL SCALE FOR THE PERIOD, MADE BY JOSEPH H. FOSTER IN PHILADELPHIA BETWEEN 1867-1876, THE PERIOD WHEN NEBRASKA WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE TO JOIN THE UNION

Web ID: 37j-840

38 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH SCATTERED STAR POSITIONING MADE DURING THE PERIOD WHEN COLORADO WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE ADDED TO THE UNION, 1876-1889

Web ID: 38j-1088

38 STARS IN A RARE CIRCLE-IN-A-SQUARE MEDALLION WITH A HUGE CENTER STAR, ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE BY HORSTMANN BROS. IN PHILADELPHIA FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION

Web ID: 38j-1102

38 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, MADE DURING THE PERIOD WHEN COLORADO WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE TO JOIN THE UNION, 1876-1889, WITH PENCILED INSCRIPTION FROM THE YOUNG PEOPLE'S SOCIETY OF CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR (YPSCE), EX-RICHARD PIERCE COLLECTION OF AMERICAN FLAGS, ILLUSTRATED IN HIS BOOK "THE STARS & THE STRIPES"

Web ID: 38j-1103

38 STARS WITH SCATTERED ORIENTATION, ON A SILK ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG WITH GENEROUS SCALE AND ENDEARING WEAR FROM OBVIOUS USE, COLORADO STATEHOOD, 1876-1889

Web ID: 38j-1110

38 STARS IN A TRIPLE WREATH STYLE MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, WITH 2 OUTLIERS, ON A LARGE SCALE ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG WITH GREAT COLORS AND PRESENCE, MADE IN THE ERA WHEN COLORADO WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE TO JOIN THE UNION, 1876-1889

Web ID: 38j-1123

39 STARS IN TWO SIZES, ALTERNATING FROM ONE COLUMN TO THE NEXT, ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG DATING TO THE 1876 CENTENNIAL, NEVER AN OFFICIAL STAR COUNT, REFLECTS THE ANTICIPATED ARRIVAL OF COLORADO AND THE DAKOTA TERRITORY

Web ID: 39j-853

39 STARS WITH BOTH DANCING AND CANTED POSITIONING, ALTERNATING FROM ROW-TO-ROW, ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG LIKELY MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL, NEVER AN OFFICIAL STAR COUNT, REFLECTS THE ANTICIPATED ARRIVAL OF THE DAKOTA TERRITORY

Web ID: 39j-857

40 STARS, AN EXTREMELY SCARCE EXAMPLE AND AN UNOFFICIAL STAR COUNT, ACCURATE FOR JUST SIX DAYS, SOUTH DAKOTA STATEHOOD, 1889

Web ID: 40j-809

 


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