Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

CARVED EAGLE BY GEORGE STAPF, HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, AN EXCEPTIONAL EXAMPLE WITH TWO OUTSTRETCHED AMERICAN FLAGS AND A FEDERAL SHIELD, ONE OF JUST TWO KNOWN EXAMPLES WITH COMMERCIAL ADVERTISING, MADE CIRCA 1890-WWI



PRE-CIVIL WAR AMERICAN CRIB QUILT WITH A FEDERAL EAGLE, 16 EIGHT-POINTED STARS, AND 16 STRIPES UPON ITS BREAST, BLUE CALICO ON WHITE, CIRCA 1830-1850



WINTERBERRY PATTERN QUILT WITH FLYING GEESE, IN PATRIOTIC COLORS AND WITH EXCEPTIONAL GRAPHIC IMPACT, ENTIRELY HAND-PIECED AND HAND-QUILTED, CIRCA 1860-1870’s



RED & WHITE, SUNSHINE & SHADOWS, SIGNATURE QUILT, MADE BY THE LADIES AID SOCIETY CHAPTER AT THE UNITED EVANGELICAL CHURCH IN ROYERSFORD, PENNSYLVANIA, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, DATED 1901



BROKEN STAR PATTERN, PATRIOTIC AMERICAN QUILT WITH 13 STARS, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1915-1920’s



RED, WHITE, AND BLUE CALICO "SEVEN SISTERS" QUILT, A PATRIOTIC VARIANT WITH 6-POINTED STARS AND RIVETING VISUAL GRAPHICS, CIRCA 1890-1910



CIVIL WAR BAND MASTER'S BATON WITH PRESSED BRASS EAGLE ON A SCULPTURAL FINIAL, TWISTED CORD & TASSELS, AND A BRASS ACORN TIP



EXCEPTIONAL AND INTRICATE BLOWN GLASS SHIP, IN RED, WHITE, AND BLUE, TALL AND SHAPELY WITH A BILLOWING COMMISSION PENNANT AND FLAG, PROBABLY CZECHOSLOVAKIA, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY



EXTRAORDINARILY RARE, YELLOW & WHITE, SUFFRAGE PARASOL / UMBRELLA, WITH “VOTES FOR WOMEN” TEXT, DISTRIBUTED BY THE NATIONAL AMERICAN WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION UNDER ANNA HOWARD SHAW’S LEADERSHIP [HEADQUARTERED IN NEW YORK], CIRCA 1913-1915



OVER-SIZED, PAINT-DECORATED BASEBALL BAT, PRESENTED TO "J. WHIPPLE" OF THE "ERIE BASEBALL CLUB," CA 1858-1870's



NATIVE AMERICAN BEADED BLANKET STRIP, BUFFALO HIDE, NORTHERN CHEYENNE OR LAKOTA SIOUX, WESTERN MONTANA / EASTERN MINNESOTA, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY



LEATHER FIREMAN'S PARADE BELT WITH THE WORD "LIBERTY" IN WHITE ON A RED GROUND, BLOOMSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, CA 1900



EAGLE FORM POLITICAL PARADE TORCH FROM THE 1860 or 1864 CAMPAIGN OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN



ANTI-WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE PIN CUSHION, MADE OF VELVETEEN AND HAND-PAINTED, ENGLISH, CIRCA 1880-1910, EXCEPTIONALLY RARE



PATRIOTIC FLOUR BARRELL LID ADVERTISING "OUR BRAND, SILVER LEAF PATENT" FOM THE HOLLY MILLING CO., MADE BY E.W. BAILEY & CO., MONTPELIER, VT, CA 1898



EXCEPTIONAL PATRIOTIC SCHERENSCHNITTE (PAPER CUTTING), IN THE STYLE OFTEN ATTRIBUTED TO ISAAC STIEHLY, ENTITLED “LIBERTY,” WITH IMAGERY THAT INCLUDES AN AMERICAN EAGLE WITH A 14-STAR, 13-STRIPE FLAG IN ITS BEAK, A RATTLESNAKE, AND SNOWFLAKE MEDALLIONS, CA 1830-1850



EXCEPTIONAL PATRIOTIC SCHERENSCHNITTE (PAPER CUTTING), IN THE STYLE OFTEN ATTRIBUTED TO ISAAC STIEHLY, ENTITLED “LIBERTY,” WITH IMAGERY THAT INCLUDES AN AMERICAN EAGLE WITH A 14 STAR, 14 STRIPE FLAG IN ITS BEAK, A RATTLESNAKE, LOVE BIRDS, AND EAGLES ON URNS, CA 1830-1850



CAST IRON BOOT JACK, MADE FOR THE 1864 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF GENERAL GEORGE B. MC CLELLAN, WITH A FANTASTIC SLOGAN THAT READS "THE UNION AT ALL HAZZARDS"



EXTRAORDINARY 19TH CENTURY, HAND-BLOWN, GLASS, PATRIOTIC PARADE CANE OF MASSIVE SCALE, 100 INCHES IN LENGTH, ca 1876-1910



PAINT-DECORATED CIVIL WAR DRUM, MADE BY THE JOHN C. HAYNES COMPANY OF BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, 1861-63



 


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