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Two (2) American flags. 1st item: 38 Star flag, linen, with printed stars and patent date of April 26, 1870. Additional handwritten inscription: Camp Rochelle/ Aug. 3rd to 19th/ 1901, Oakland Beach, to one grommet seam with hand stitched initials" L.F.T." and handwritten inscription: SPARTA 88, en verso. 56 1/2" H x 36 1/2" W. 2nd item: 46 star flag, silk, with printed stars, possible parade flag. Housed in a black plastic frame. Flag -14 1/2" H x 24 1/4" W. Framed 21" H x 31" W. Early 20th century. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)

Condition

1st item: Flag has at least a 4" x 5" loss at bottom right corner and appears to be cut down at bottom and right side. Heavy staining and scattered small holes. Fragile condition. 2nd item: Scattered water stains, largest: 4 1/2" x 4 3/4". Three tears, largest: 3/4" L. Three folds along edges.

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2 American Flags, 38 Star & 46 Star

Estimate $300 - $350Aug 5, 2017