It lasted through two World Wars. A total of eight Presidents served under this flag; William H. THE 48 STAR FLAG WAS IN USE FOR 47 YEARS AND THE 50 STAR FLAG HAS BEEN USED NOW FOR 49 YEARS.
OUT OF THIS GROUP 48 STAR FLAGS FROM WWI & WWI ARE THE MOST COLLECTABLE. ANTIQUE FLAGS ARE MADE OF MANY FABRICS.WOOL - USUALLY MILITARY FLAGS. COTTON - MANY DIFFERENT TYPES OF WEAVES. SILK - PRE-1900 IMPORTED, AFTER 1900 MADE USA & OTHER COUNTRIES.
VERY EXPENSIVE TO OWN BEFORE WWII. LINEN - USUALLY A VERY FINE HIGH QUALITY FLAG. MUSLIN - VERY SIMILAR TO STARCHED GAUZE. STARCHED GAUZE - CHEAPEST FABRIC AT THE TIME. OIL CLOTH - RARE TO FIND, A STIFF CANVAS MATERIAL.AFTER WWII, MOST FLAGS WERE MADE FROM NYLON AND OTHER SYNTHETIC POLYESTER MATERIALS. We are located in beautiful Sunny Southern Arizona.
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I strive for satisfaction, so please ask questions before purchasing if any. Jewelry item condition: vintage used condition. I do not clean or repair. Items are as I have found them unless sterling, then I clean basic grime and to search for makers marks.Make sure to view all photos, measurements are included in photos. These are generally easy fixes or a local jeweler can fix for you. Any flaws noticed on inspection will be listed. All sterling is acid & magnetic tested. All gemstones are tested with a Presidium tester. All Bakelite is tested with Simichrome & Hot water. If you feel item is not as described, please notify me for alternative suggestions. Thank you for shopping with me and Good Luck! This item is in the category "Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Flags & Pennants\United States, Country Flags". The seller is "chasingthreads" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.