Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN 13 STAR FLAG WITH A 6-POINTED GREAT STAR / STAR OF DAVID PATTERN, ONE OF A TINY HANDFUL OF PIECED-AND-SEWN EXAMPLES WITH THIS EXTRAORDINARILY RARE STAR DESIGN, MADE DURING THE CIVIL WAR ERA

Web ID: 13j-1295

13 STARS IN A 4-5-4 PATTERN ON DUSTY BLUE-GREY CANTON, ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE DURING THE LAST DECADE OF THE 19TH CENTURY, CA 1890-1895

Web ID: 13j-1420

13 STARS WITH SHORT, CONICAL ARMS ON A SMALL SCALE SHIP'S COMMISSION PENNANT WITH UNUSUAL WIDTH, PROBABLY MADE FOR A PRIVATE YACHT, CA 1896-1908, POSSIBLY MADE BY J.S. OBERHOLZER, PHILADELPHIA

Web ID: 13j-1489

13 STAR FLAG WITH AN ELLIPTICAL MEDALLION OF HAND-SEWN STARS THAT FEATURES A ROW OF THREE IN THE CENTER, A DESIGN IDENTIFIED ON JUST FOUR SURVIVING ANTIQUE FLAGS; CIVIL WAR - CENTENNIAL ERA (1861-1876)

Web ID: 13j-1525

15 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH AN EXTREMELY RARE “CIRCLE-STAR” VERSION OF THE GREAT STAR PATTERN AND A COMPLEMENT OF 13 STRIPES; MADE DURING THE 1ST QUARTER OF THE 20TH CENTURY TO EITHER CELEBRATE KENTUCKY STATEHOOD, OR TO COMMEMORATE THE WAR OF 1812, OR TO REPRESENT THE ERA IN WHICH THERE WERE OFFICIALLY 15 STARS (1792-1818)

Web ID: 15j-820

22 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR ERA; A SOUTHERN-EXCLUSIONARY COUNT ARRANGED IN A DOUBLE-WREATH MEDALLION CONFIGURATION; HOMEMADE OF WOOL AND COTTON; A RARE STAR COUNT IN ANY PERIOD

Web ID: 22j-804

31 STARS IN A 6-6-7-6-6 LINEAL PATTERN, WITH SCATTERED ORIENTATION, ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, MADE OF SILK AND WITH THE BLUE CANTON RESTING ON THE WAR STRIPE, CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, 1850-1858, LIKELY HAND-CARRIED INTO THE CIVIL WAR BY A MILITIA UNIT

Web ID: 31j-850

32 STARS IN A VERY UNUSUAL NOTCHED VERSION OF THE “GREAT STAR” PATTERN, WITH TWO STARS ABSENT AT THE EXTREME POINTS OF EACH ARM, MADE IN THE PERIOD WHEN MINNESOTA JOINED THE UNION AS THE 32nd STATE; A VERY RARE STAR COUNT, OFFICIAL FOR JUST ONE YEAR, AND ACCURATE FOR JUST NINE MONTHS, 1858-59

Web ID: 32j-811

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

ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN 34 STAR FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, WITH HAND-SEWN, SINGLE-APPLIQUED STARS AND ENDEARING WEAR FROM LONG-TERM USE, REFLECTS KANSAS STATEHOOD, 1861-1863

Web ID: 34j-1004

34 STARS ON AN EARLY CIVIL WAR FLAG (1861-1863) WITH ITS CANTON RESTING ON THE WAR STRIPE, AN UNUSUAL ELONGATED FORM; AN ATTRACTIVE SHADE OF BLUE, AND LARGE, MAKE-DO TASSELS

Web ID: 34j-845

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 IN AN OUTSTANDING OVAL MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, ON A NARROW CANTON THAT RESTS ON THE 6TH STRIPE, A HOMEMADE, ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, 1861-63, KANSAS STATEHOOD

Web ID: 34j-976

36 STARS IN THE "GREAT STAR" OR "GREAT LUMINARY" PATTERN ON A CIVIL WAR ERA FLAG WITH A DUSTY BLUE CANTON AND A SECTION OF ONE STRIPE SOUVENIRED, 1864-67, NEVADA STATEHOOD

Web ID: 36j-907

36 STARS ON AN ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR ERA, STAR COUNT REFLECTS NEVADA STATEHOOD, 1864-1867; PROBABLY MADE BY ANNIN IN NEW YORK CITY

Web ID: 36j-939

ANTIQUE AMERICAN U.S. NAVY JACK WITH 38 HAND-SEWN STARS AND A RARE MAKER'S MARK OF FLAG AND SAILMAKER W. K. HINMAN OF NEW YORK CITY, FLOWN ON THE YACHT "MARY EMMA," THE FIRST OF SUCH CRAFT OWNED BY AMERICAN FINANCIER AND THREE-TIME WINNER OF THE AMERICA'S CUP, C. OLIVER ISELIN; 1876-1877, REFLECTS COLORADO STATEHOOD

Web ID: 38j-1071

38 STARS IN A NOTCHED, CROSSHATCH PATTERN ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE BY THE U.S. BUNTING COMPANY IN LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS, 1876-1889, COLORADO STATEHOOD; EX-WHITNEY SMITH COLLECTION (THE MAN WHO COINED THE TERM VEXILLOLOGY)

Web ID: 38j-1106

42 HAND-SEWN STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH A DUSTY BLUE CANTON; AN UNOFFICIAL STAR COUNT, REFLECTS WASHINGTON STATEHOOD, CIRCA 1889-1890

Web ID: 42j-920

44 STARS IN ZIGZAGGING ROWS ON A SMALL SCALE ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH AN ATTRACTIVE, ELONGATED PROFILE, WYOMING STATEHOOD, 1890-1896

Web ID: 44j-887

45 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, CIRCA 1896-1908, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR ERA, UTAH STATEHOOD

Web ID: 45j-930

 


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