Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

OIL ON CANVAS PAINTING OF THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, ca 1868-1880's

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HAND-PAINTED 19TH CENTURY BANNER WITH AN 1867 VERSION OF THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, PROPOSED IN THAT YEAR BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE, BUT IN A VARIATION NEVER FORMALLY ADOPTED

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HAND-PAINTED PATRIOTIC BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS AND GREAT FOLK QUALITIES PROBABLY MADE FOR THE 1868 DEMOCRAT NATIONAL CONVENTION AT TAMMANY HALL IN NEW YORK CITY

Web ID: pat-250

HAND-PAINTED PATRIOTIC BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF OREGON AND GREAT FOLK QUALITIES, 1861-1876

Web ID: pat-245

HAND-PAINTED PATRIOTIC BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA AND GREAT FOLK QUALITIES

Web ID: pat-244

VINTAGE CALIFORNIA STATE "BEAR" FLAG, MADE BY AMERICAN FLAG & BANNER CO., CA 1946-1960's

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OHIO STATE FLAG WITH CIVIL WAR VETERANS' OVERPRINT FROM THE GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC POST IN COLUMBUS, MADE IN MOURNING OF THE 1925 PASSING OF NATIONAL G.A.R. COMMANDER IN CHIEF DANIEL M. HALL, WHO ALSO SERVED AS COMMANDER OF THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF THE G.A.R., AS WELL AS THE LOCAL CHAPTER

Web ID: ofj-940

THE EARLIEST FLAG OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS THAT I HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED, MADE DURING THE MONARCHY, WITHIN THE PERIOD OF BRITISH PROTECTORATE, PRODUCED BY HORSTMANN & BROTHERS COMPANY IN PHILADELPHIA FOR DISPLAY AT THE 1876 CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

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EARLY OHIO STATE FLAG WITH A BLUE DISC INSIDE THE BUCKEYE, AN EXTREMELY RARE AND BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE, MADE IN THE EARLIEST POSSIBLE PERIOD, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING ITS DESIGN BY CLEVELAND ARCHITECT JOHN EISENMANN AND ACCEPTANCE BY THE OHIO STATE LEGISLATURE, CA 1902 - 1915

Web ID: ofj-937

HAWAIIAN PARADE FLAG, CA 1893-1920's, PRE-STATEHOOD, A RARE EXAMPLE IN THIS EARLY PERIOD

Web ID: ofj-921

CALIFORNIA STATE / BEAR FLAG WITH GOLD SILK FRINGE, CA 1950-60

Web ID: ofj-919

STATE FLAG OF NORTH CAROLINA, CA 1900-WWI ERA (U.S. INVOLVEMENT 1917-18), A RARE EXAMPLE, WITH BATTLE-FLAG-LIKE PROPORTIONS, MADE TO BE HAND-CARRIED ON A STAFF

Web ID: ofj-881

EARLY FLAG OF PHILADELPHIA, PROBABLY 1874-1876, PRINTED ON A WOOL & COTTON BLENDED FABRIC AND HAND-COLORED, EXTREMELY RARE

Web ID: ofj-878

VINTAGE CALIFORNIA STATE "BEAR FLAG" WITH ENDEARING WEAR, CIRCA 1960-1980

Web ID: ofj-875

EXCEPTIONAL NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE FLAG WITH A HAND-PAINTED SEAL, SURROUNDED BY 45 HAND-SEWN STARS, MADE BY LAMPRELL & MARBLE, BOSTON, CA 1896-1907

Web ID: ofj-847

TIFFANY-MADE, CHENNILE-EMBROIDERED, SILK FLAG FEATURING THE SEAL OF NEW YORK, MADE FOR THE 1ST REGIMENT NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD, PROBABLY BETWEEN THE 1876 CENTENNIAL AND THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR (1898)

Web ID: ofj-838

IMPORTANT FLAG OF THE PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD HEADQUARTERS

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31 STARS ARRANGED IN A RARE VARIATION OF THE “GREAT STAR” PATTERN, WITH THE WORD "VIRGINIA" PAINTED IN THE STRIPES, A PRE-CIVIL WAR FLAG, CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, 1850-1858, PART OF A SERIES OF THESE FLAGS, THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN USED AT THE WIGWAM CONVENTION (THE 1860 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION) IN CHICAGO

Web ID: 31j-843

31 STARS ARRANGED IN A RARE VARIATION OF THE “GREAT STAR” PATTERN, WITH THE WORD "CALIFORNIA" PAINTED IN THE STRIPES, A PRE-CIVIL WAR FLAG, CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, 1850-1858, PART OF A SERIES OF THESE FLAGS, THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN USED AT THE WIGWAM CONVENTION (THE 1860 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION) IN CHICAGO

Web ID: 31j-830

SILK, CIVIL WAR BATTLE FLAG WITH "GREEN MOUNTAIN BOYS" GILT-PAINTED IN WHIMSICAL SERPENTINE TEXT, INSIDE A RING OF 20 STARS THAT EXCLUDES THE SOUTHERN STATES, WITH A FEDERAL EAGLE ON THE REVERSE; DISPLAYED POST-WAR, AT WHICH TIME A PAINTED PORTRAIT OF GEORGE WASHINGTON WAS APPLIED OVER THE UNIT NICKNAME, LIKELY IN 1877, WHEN A GIANT CELEBRATION WAS HELD TO COMMEMORATE THE 100-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF BENNINGTON (VERMONT), AND HONOR A VISIT OF PRESIDENT RUTHERFORD B. HAYES

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