Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

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

U.S. NAVY FORMATION PENNANT, MADE AT MARE ISLAND, CALIFORNIA DURING WWII, SIGNED AND DATED 1943

Web ID: ofj-902

RARE REVENUE CUTTER SERVICE FLAG WITH A BLUE EAGLE AMID AN ARCH OF 13 BLUE STARS, ON A WHITE FIELD, AND AN UNUSUAL COUNT OF 17 VERTICAL RED AND WHITE STRIPES, CA 1880-1895

Web ID: ofj-868

AMERICAN REVENUE CUTTER SERVICE ENSIGN BELONGING TO CAPTAIN WILLIAM HENRY BAGLEY (b. 1838, DURHAM, MAINE), A RARE AND FANTASTICALLY VISUAL EXAMPLE, MADE CA 1870-80

Web ID: ofj-805

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

Web ID: BRITj-824

WWII VINTAGE ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH 48 STARS AND ENDEARING WEAR FROM OBVIOUS LONG-TERM USE, A U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN MARKED "No. 11"

Web ID: 48j-990

48 STAR U.S. NAVY JACK, MADE AT MARE ISLAND, CALIFORNIA, HEADQUARTERS OF THE PACIFIC FLEET, DURING WWII, DATED 1943

Web ID: 48j-1024

44 STAR JACK, PROBABLY MADE FOR USE ON A PRIVATE YACHT, BUT POSSIBLY FOR U.S. NAVY PURPOSE; POSSIBLY MADE BY J.S. OBERHOLZER OF PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1890-1896; REFLECTS THE PERIOD OF WYOMING STATEHOOD

Web ID: 44j-904

44 STAR AMERICAN NATIONAL PARADE FLAG WITH OVERPRINT ADVERTISING ONE OF ONLY FIVE AMERICAN OPERAS WRITTEN DURING THE 19TH CENTURY: “SHIP AHOY!”

Web ID: 44-004

CIGAR BOX LABEL WITH IMAGE OF A 42-STAR AMERICAN FLAG WITH SIX-POINTED STARS AND IT'S BLUE CANTON RESTING ON THE WAR STRIPE, AND AN IMAGE OF A SAILOR LIGHTING A CIGAR, 1889-1920

Web ID: 42j-872

40 STARS, AN EXTREMELY SCARCE EXAMPLE AND AN UNOFFICIAL STAR COUNT, ACCURATE FOR JUST SIX DAYS, SOUTH DAKOTA STATEHOOD, 1889

Web ID: 40j-809

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

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

Web ID: 29j-816

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

ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, 13 STAR, U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN, CA 1882-1890

Web ID: 13j-1524

ANTIQUE AMERICAN PRIVATE YACHT FLAG (ENSIGN) WITH 13 STARS, CIRCA 1910 – 1920’s

Web ID: 13j-1513

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 UNITED STATES NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN OF EXCEPTIONALLY SMALL SCALE, MADE AT THE BROOKLYN NAVY YARD, NEW YORK, SIGNED & DATED 1906

Web ID: 13j-1483

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

 


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