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

ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH 13 HAND-SEWN STARS IN AN EXTREMELY RARE LINEAL CONFIGURATION OF 5-3-5, PROBABLY MADE WITH THE INTENT OF USE BY LOCAL MILITIA OR PRIVATE OUTFITTING OF A VOLUNTEER COMPANY, CIVIL WAR PERIOD, 1861-1865

Web ID: 13j-1544

ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH 13 HAND-SEWN STARS IN THE 3-2-3-2-3 PATTERN, ORIENTED IN VARIOUS DIRECTIONS ON THEIR VERTICAL AXIS; PROBABLY A U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN, MADE BETWEEN ROUGHLY 1865 - 1875

Web ID: 13J-1566

ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, 32-FOOT, SHIP’S COMMISSION PENNANT OF THE 1845-1865 ERA, A HOMEMADE, COTTON EXAMPLE, WITH 13 STARS ON A CORNFLOWER BLUE CANTON, IN A BEAUTIFUL STATE OF PRESERVATION

Web ID: 13j-1632

13 STARS IN THE BETSY ROSS PATTERN, ON A VINTAGE AMERICAN FLAG, MADE BY THE ANNIN COMPANY OF NEW YORK & NEW JERSEY, circa 1955 - 1965

Web ID: 13j-1645

13 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, MADE IN THE ERA OF THE 1876 CENTENNIAL, WITH HAND-SEWN STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, IN A DESIRABLE SCALE AMONG ITS COUNTERPARTS OF THE PERIOD

Web ID: 13j-1652

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 15 STATES (1792-1796) OR THE FLAG OFFICIALLY BORE 15 STARS (1795-1818)

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

26 STAR AMERICAN PARADE FLAG, MADE FOR THE 1844 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF HENRY CLAY AND THEODORE FREYLINGHUYSEN, WITH CLAY’S PORTRAIT SET WITHIN AN OAK LEAF & GEAR COG MEDALLION AND THE RARE PRESENCE OF COATTAIL CANDIDATES STOCKTON & HOUSTON

Web ID: 26j-827

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

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, KANSAS STATEHOOD

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

35 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, IN A DESIRABLE SMALL SCALE AMONG ITS COUNTERPARTS, WITH A RARE AND BEAUTIFUL "SNOWBALL MEDALLION"; LIKELY MADE IN BALTIMORE BY SAILMAKER JABEZ LOANE; REFLECTS THE TIME WHEN WEST VIRGINIA WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE TO JOIN THE UNION, 1863-1865

Web ID: 35j-895

ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH 36 STARS ON A CORNFLOWER BLUE CANTON, CIVIL WAR ERA, 1864-1867, REFLECTS THE ADDITION OF NEVADA AS THE 36TH STATE; A GREAT FOLK EXAMPLE WITH HAPHAZARD ROWS OF STARFISH-LIKE STARS

Web ID: 36j-833

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

38 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH A NOTCHED CONFIGURATION, MADE BY THE U.S. BUNTING COMPANY IN LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS, SIGNED "THROCKMORTON," REFLECTS THE ERA OF COLORADO STATEHOOD, CIRCA 1876-1889

Web ID: 38j-1134

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 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, WITH GREAT FOLK CHARACTERISTICS THAT INCLUDES A NARROW, VERTICALLY-ORIENTED CANTON AND EXPECIALLY LARGE STARS, ORIENTED IN ALL DIRECTIONS, THE ARMS OF WHICH ARE NECESSARILY INTERTWINED; WYOMING STATEHOOD, 1890-1896

Web ID: 44j-818

 


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