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

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

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

Web ID: 13j-1580

ANTIQUE AMERICAN PRIVATE YACHT FLAG (ENSIGN) WITH 13 STARS SURROUNDING A CANTED ANCHOR, AN ATTRACTIVE, ELONGATED EXAMPLE WITH AN OFF-SET DEVICE, CIRCA 1905 – 1920

Web ID: 13j-1587

13 STAR FLAG WITH A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION OF HAND-SEWN STARS ON A DUSTY BLUE CANTON; A SMALL-SCALE ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE LATE 19TH CENTURY:

Web ID: 13j-1589

21 STARS IN A “GREAT STAR” OR “GREAT LUMINARY” PATTERN, A SOUTHERN-EXCLUSIONARY STAR COUNT ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, SIGNED BY THE MAKER, ONE-OF-A-KIND AMONG KNOWN EXAMPLES

Web ID: 21j-806

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

33 STARS IN AN INTERESTING VARIATION OF THE "GREAT STAR" CONFIGURATION, MADE FOR THE 1860 CAMPAIGN OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN & HANNIBAL HAMLIN, WITH WHIMSICAL SERPENTINE TEXT

Web ID: 33j-844

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

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

35 STARS, PROBABLY A CIVIL WAR CAMP COLORS, WEST VIRGINIA STATEHOOD, 1863-1865, ONE OF A TINY HANDFUL OF PRESS-DYED WOOL FLAGS WITH A RANDOM CONFIGURATION OF STARS

Web ID: 35-013

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 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 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

 


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