Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

WASHINGTON CROSSING THE DELAWARE, PAINTED IN OIL ON CANVAS, IN AN IMPRESSIVE SCALE, AFTER THE 1851 PAINTING BY EMANUEL LEUTZE; FOUND IN A HOUSE APPROXIMATELY ONE MILE FROM WHERE THE CELEBRATED EVENT TOOK PLACE, PROBABLY PAINTED FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE

Web ID: pnt-173

VERY SCARCE WWI SON-IN-SERVICE BANNER FOR A COMMISSIONED, U.S. NAVY OFFICER

Web ID: pat-696

ELABORATE SAILOR’S SOUVENIR EMBROIDERY FROM THE ORIENT WITH A BEAUTIFUL HAND-PAINTED IMAGE OF WASHINGTON CROSSING THE DELAWARE, SURROUNDED BY A LARGE EAGLE, FEDERAL SHIELD, CROSSED FLAGS, A CANNON, CANNONBALLS, AND ANCHOR, circa 1885-1910

Web ID: pat-663

RARE AND EARLY YARD GOODS TEXTILE, MADE FOR THE 1829 INAUGURATION OF ANDREW JACKSON, ROLLER PRINTED IN A STRIKING SHADE OF CORNFLOWER BLUE

Web ID: pat-520

CIVIL WAR PERIOD OR PRIOR NAVYMAN’S FROCK AND JACK TAR HAT WITH ELABORATE PATRIOTIC AND NAUTICAL DECORATION, LIKELY THE BEST EXAMPLES OF EACH TO HAVE SURVIVED IN PRIVATE HANDS

Web ID: pat-428

STANDARD OF THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE CONTINENTAL U.S. NAVY, BETTER KNOWN AS THE "GADSDEN FLAG," CIRCA 19-TEENS – 1940’s

Web ID: ofj-987

UNITED STATES SHIPPING BOARD FLAG, AN EXTREMELY SCARCE AND BEAUTIFUL, NAUTICAL DESIGN, MADE SOMETIME BETWEEN WWI (U.S. INVOLVEMENT 1917-18) AND 1934

Web ID: ofj-954

BRITISH UNION FLAG ("UNION JACK"), 1.5 YARDS, MADE CIRCA 1945-1965

Web ID: BRITj-832

ONE OF THE THREE EARLIEST BRITISH UNION JACKS THAT I HAVE ENCOUNTERED IN PRIVATE HANDS, 1801-1835

Web ID: BRITj-824

48 STAR FLAG OF THE WWII ERA, WITH ATTRACTIVE WEAR FROM BEING EXTENSIVELY FLOWN, MADE BY THE ANNIN COMPANY OF NEW YORK & NEW JERSEY

Web ID: 48j-1049

AMERICAN FLAG WITH 48 STARS, A U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN FROM A WWII SUBMARINE, WITH ENDEARING WEAR FROM LONG-TERM USE; THE FLAG MADE IN JANUARY, 1944 AT MARE ISLAND, CALIFORNIA; BROUGHT HOME BY GUNNER’S MATE 2ND CLASS, JAY J. BURKINS OF LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

Web ID: 48j-1048

ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH 48 STARS, A U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN, MADE AT MARE ISLAND, CALIFORNIA, HEADQUARTERS OF THE PACIFIC FLEET, WWI-WWII ERA (1917-1945)

Web ID: 48j-1045

RARE & BEAUTIFUL AMERICAN PARADE FLAG WITH IMAGES OF TEDDY ROOSEVELT AND HIS GREAT WHITE FLEET, 1907-1909, EX-RICHARD PIERCE COLLECTION

Web ID: 46j-906

EXCEPTIONALLY RARE 44 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG WITH OVERPRINTED ADVERTISING FOR ONE OF ONLY FIVE AMERICAN OPERAS WRITTEN DURING THE 19TH CENTURY: “SHIP AHOY!”; THE ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLE

Web ID: 44-004

36 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG & MATCHING 6 STAR HOMEWARD BOUND PENNANT, (NEVADA STATEHOOD), 1864-1867

Web ID: 36j-934

36 EIGHT-POINTED STARS IN MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, ON AN OCEAN BLUE CANTON THAT RESTS ON THE WAR STRIPE; A SPECTACULAR CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLAG FROM THE TINCLAD GUNBOAT "GENERAL GRANT," THAT SERVED ON THE TENNESSEE RIVER IN DEFENSE OF THE MISSISSIPPI

Web ID: 36j-929

29 STARS IN A SPECTACULAR, RECTANGULAR MEDALLION WITH 4 STARS INSIDE THE PERIMETER AND A HUGE CENTER STAR ON AN OPEN BLUE EXPANSE; AMONG THE RAREST OF ALL KNOWN STAR COUNTS ON PIECED-AND-SEWN EXAMPLES, IOWA STATEHOOD, 1846-48, MEXICAN WAR PERIOD; EXHIBITED FROM JUNE – SEPTEMBER, 2021 AT THE MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Web ID: 29j-816

ANTIQUE AMERICAN PRIVATE YACHT ENSIGN WITH 13 SINGLE-APPLIQUÉD, HAND-SEWN STARS & CANTED ANCHOR, A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE WITH ENDEARING WEAR, MADE BY ANNIN IN NEW YORK CITY, CIRCA 1865-1885

Web ID: 13j-1665

13 STARS IN A 3-2-3-2-3 PATTERN ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, A UNITED STATES NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN, MADE AT THE BROOKLYN NAVY YARD, NEW YORK, SIGNED & DATED 1898

Web ID: 13j-1656

8-FOOT COMMISSION PENNANT WITH 13 STARS, A UNIQUE EXAMPLE IN MY EXPERIENCE, LIKELY PRODUCED FOR DISPLAY ON A PRIVATE VESSEL, MADE circa 1892-1910

Web ID: 13j-1655

 


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