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

ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, WITH 13 STARS IN A 4-5-4 CONFIGURATION, IN THE SMALLEST REGULATION SIZE RECORDED BY THE NAVY DURING THIS GENERAL ERA

Web ID: 13j-1458

13 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH A BEAUTIFUL MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, A SMALL SCALE EXAMPLE OF THE 1876 CENTENNIAL ERA

Web ID: 13j-1462

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 STARS IN A 3-2-3-2-3 LINEAL CONFIGURATION ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE IN NEW YORK CITY BY JOHN BOYLE & COMPANY, CA 1885-1900, WITH AN UNUSUAL, BLACK-INKED STENCIL ALONG THE HOIST THAT READS “BOYLE’S YACHT SAIL”

Web ID: 13j-1498

13 STARS IN A 3-2-3-2-3 PATTERN ON A DUSTY BLUE CANTON, ON A SMALL-SCALE, ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH AN ELONGATED PROFILE, MADE DURING THE LAST DECADE OF THE 19TH CENTURY, CA 1890-1895

Web ID: 13j-1521

13 HAND-SEWN STARS IN AN ELLIPTICAL MEDALLION THAT FEATURES A ROW OF 3 STARS IN THE CENTER, A DESIGN IDENTIFIED ON JUST THREE SURVIVING FLAGS; CIVIL WAR - CENTENNIAL ERA (1861-1876)

Web ID: 13j-1525

U.S. NAVY COMMISSION OR HOMEWARD-BOUND PENNANT WITH 14 STARS, MADE BY E.L. ROWE AND SONS OF GLOUCHESTER, MASSACHUSETTS, MADE CA 1890-1909, WITH VERBAL HISTORY OF USE IN TEDDY ROOSEVELT'S GREAT WHITE FLEET

Web ID: 14j-810

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

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

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

HOMEMADE 34-STAR CIVIL WAR FLAG WITH ITS STARS ARRANGED ON A CORNFLOWER BLUE CANTON IN A VERY INTERESTING CONFIGURATION THAT INCORPORATES THE CROSSES OF ST. ANDREW AND ST. GEORGE, POSSIBLY MADE WITH SOUTHERN SYMPATHIES, 1861-63

Web ID: 34j-899

34 STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE DURING THE OPENING YEARS OF THE CIVIL WAR, WITH SPLENDID PRESENTATION RESULTING FROM THE ENDEARING CHARACTERISTICS OF LONG-TERM USE, POSSIBLY FIELD-CARRIED BY A UNION REGIMENT, CA 1861-63, KANSAS STATEHOOD

Web ID: 34j-952

36 STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR ERA, ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, MADE BY ANNIN IN NEW YORK CITY; DESCENDED IN THE FAMILY OF MAJOR CHARLES HARROD BOYD OF PORTLAND, MAINE, A SURVEYOR ENGINEER FOR BOTH THE U.S. NAVY UNDER COMMODORE DUPONT, AND THE U.S. ARMY UNDER GENERALS J.G. BERNARD, W. L. ELLIOTT, AND GEORGE H. THOMAS; THE STAR COUNT REFLECTS NEVADA STATEHOOD, 1864-67

Web ID: 36j-928

37 STARS IN 4 DIFFERENT SIZES, ARRANGED IN A RARE VARIATION OF A DOUBLE-WREATH CONFIGURATION, ON A POWDER BLUE CANTON, 1867-1876, NEBRASKA STATEHOOD

Web ID: 37j-825

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

Web ID: 38j-1085

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

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

 


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