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

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

13 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH A 3-2-3-2-3 CONFIGURATION OF STARS; A SMALL-SCALE EXAMPLE, MADE CIRCA 1895-1926, INSCRIBED “RoBT SCOTT” ALONG THE HOIST WITH A DIP PEN, SEEMINGLY BY A CHILD

Web ID: 13J-1595

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

27 STARS IN A BROKEN OR IRREGULAR MEDALLION, ON A MEXICAN WAR PERIOD GUIDON OR CAMP COLORS, A TINY HAND-SEWN FLAG AMONG ITS COUNTERPARTS, IN AN EXTREMELY RARE STAR COUNT THAT REFLECTS FLORIDA STATEHOOD, OFFICIAL FOR ONLY ONE YEAR, 1845-46

Web ID: 27j-803

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

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

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

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

Web ID: 35j-875

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 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

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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