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Thirteen-star American Flag

Auction:
2447
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$1,126$950

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2447
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 25, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Thirteen-star American Flag, New York Navy Yard, April, 1912, the thirteen stars sewn on coarse linen in a 3-2-3-2 configuration and stenciled on the end seam in black ink U.S. Ensign No. 7 New York Navy Yard April 1912, lg. 62 x ht. 36 in.

Note: The thirteen-star flag with larger than normal stars was typical of the flags flown by the U.S. Navy on small boats at the turn of the century.
Estimate $800-1,200

Numerous small holes and age consistent repairs.

Keywords

United States Navy, Flag, Flag of the United States, Vexillology