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RARE WWII BANDANNA WITH "REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR" SLOGAN, 13 STARS, AND A STRIPED FIELD WITH TWELVE, ICONIC, PATRIOTIC SLOGANS



EXTREMELY RARE, PATRIOTIC, SILK KERCHIEF OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, MADE IN LONDON FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET IN 1861 BY FOSTER & PORTER, WITH IMAGERY THAT CENTERS ON A SMOKING CANNON, BENEATH AN AMERICAN FLAG, WITH A PRO-UNION SLOGAN



PATRIOTIC SILK KERCHIEF OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, WITH AN ENGRAVED IMAGE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, CROSSED 34 STAR FLAGS, AN EAGLE, AND "UNION FOREVER" SLOGAN



1860 ABRAHAM LINCOLN CAMPAIGN PARADE FLAG WITH 33 STARS IN AN EXTREMELY UNUSUAL VARIATION OF A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, EXTREMELY RARE, ONE OF PERHAPS JUST TWO KNOWN EXAMPLES



RARE AND UNUSUAL PARADE FLAG BANNER WITH 17 STARS ON A BLUE GROUND AND THE 1866 VERSION OF THE OHIO STATE SEAL ON A GROUND OF 13 RED AND WHITE STRIPES, MADE CA 1890 -1905



UNUSUAL, PRINTED FOIL WINDOW BANNER WITH STRIKING COLOR, A PORTRAIT OF FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT AND "GOD BLESS AMERICA" TEXT, MADE FOR THE 1940 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN



38 STARS IN A NOTCHED, CROSSHATCH PATTERN ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE BY THE U.S. BUNTING COMPANY IN LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS, 1876-1889, COLORADO STATEHOOD; EX-WHITNEY SMITH COLLECTION (THE MAN WHO COINED THE TERM VEXILLOLOGY)



38 STARS WITH ENDEARING WEAR ON AN UNUSUALLY SMALL PIECED-AND SEWN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE 1876-1889 PERIOD, REFLECTS COLORADO'S ADDITION TO THE UNION



STEVENSGRAPH BOOK MARK / RIBBON GLORIFYING ULYSSES S. GRANT, WITH HIS PORTRAIT IN MILITARY GARB, MADE BY THOMAS STEVENS, WHO INVENTED THE PROCESS BY WHICH THESE WERE PRODUCED



CONFEDERATE SOUTHERN CROSS “BATTLE FLAG”, AN EARLY REUNION ERA EXAMPLE, GRAPHICALLY ACCURATE AND GRAPHICALLY PLEASING, WITH ESPECIALLY LARGE STARS AND A WHITE BORDER, CA 1895-1910

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PENNSYLVANIA, PAINT-DECORATED AND GILDED SETTEE WITH THE RARE INCLUSION OF BIRDS AND BUTTERFLIES, ca 1845-1865



UNUSUAL, SMALL SCALE, PLANK- SEATED, PENNSYLVANIA DECORATED SETTEE WITH A BLACK GROUND AND LYRE (a.k.a. BOOTJACK) BACK SLATS, ca 1870-1890



LONG PENNSYLVANIA WATER BENCH WITH HALF-MOON, BOOTJACK FEET AND PUTTY / OCHRE WHITE PAINTED SURFACE, CA 1870-80



COUNTRY SHERATON TRANSITIONAL CHEST OF DRAWERS WITH STENCILED AND HAND-PAINTED DECORATION ON A WHITE GROUND, MAINE ORIGIN, CA 1830-50



SCHOHARIE COUNTY, NEW YORK STATE BLANKET CHEST, 1820-30



MID-19TH CENTURY, PLANK SEAT, PAINT-DECORATED SETTEE IN APPLE GREEN WITH BELL FLOWERS, GRAPES & FLORA, 1845-1865



SET OF 6, OCHRE WHITE / PUTTY-COLORED, PLANK-SEATED, LYRE BACK, PENNSYLVANIA CHAIRS WITH STRONG DECORATION, CA 1840-1860



SET OF 6, GREEN, PLANK-SEATED, LYRE BACK, PENNSYLVANIA CHAIRS WITH YELLOW STRIPING, CA 1850-1880



MAGIFICENT BLACK FOREST ANTLER GUN CABINET, LATE 19TH CENTURY



EXTREMELY UNUSUAL, HIGH-BACK BUCKET BENCH WITH SCALLOPED, STEP-BACK FORM, STYLISTICALLY SIMILAR TO A SETTLE BENCH, IN EXCEPTIONAL SALMON RED PAINT, CA 1830-50

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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



SANTEE SIOUX, QUILL-DECORATED TOBACCO BAG, ca 1880



HOOKED RUG WITH ELONGATED EAGLE, BEAUTIFUL COLORS AND GRAPHICS, CA 1876-1890



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



HAND-CARVED & PAINT-DECORATED SNAKE CANE, FOUND IN PENNSYLVANIA, CA 1870-1890



ELABORATE PEN & INK SOLDIER’S RECORD WITH AMERICAN PATRIOTIC COLORS AND IMAGERY, MADE FOR VERNON E. CUMMINGS OF THE 2ND REGIMENT, COMPANY D, WHO SUPPORTED TEDDY ROOSEVELT’S ROUGH RIDER’S ON SAN JUAN HILL, 1898, SIGNED “ODBEERE”



EAGLE BRAND TOBBACCO CADDY LABEL, CA 1880



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



ARMILLARY SUNDIAL WITH EXCEPTIONAL, ORIGINAL SURFACE, BRONZE & COPPER, CA 1890



ARMILLARY SUNDIAL WITH EXCEPTIONAL, ORIGINAL SURFACE, BRONZE & COPPER, CA 1890

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LEATHER CHAPS WIH NICKEL-PLATED CONCHOS, BLUE-GREEN AND WHITE WITH WONDERFUL WEAR AND PATINA, MADE FOR THE GEER RODEO COMPANY OF MANTANA, ca 1960 - 1970’s



Lancaster County, Pennsylvania German Watercolor



Lancaster County, Pennsylvania German Watercolor



Lancaster County, Pennsylvania German Watercolor



PAINT-DECORATED, PENNSYLVANIA DOCUMENT BOX WITH ELABORATE MOLDINGS AND OGEE BRACKET FEET, 1830-50



MERGANSER HEN DECOY, 1890-1920:



PENNSYLVANIA, PAINT-DECORATED SETTEE WITH BOLD, CHROME YELLOW PINSTRIPING AND FLORAL DECORATION, 1845-1865



FANTASTIC, RED, WOOLY, ANGORA CHAPS WITH BEAUTIFULLY TOOLED LEATHER, MADE BY VISALIA STOCK SADDLE CO. OF SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, SIGNED IN 3 PLACES, ca 1880-1910



WWI POSTER FEATURING UNCLE SAM AND LADY BRITANNIA, ARM-IN-ARM, ACCOMPANIED BY THE AMERICAN EAGLE AND BRITISH LION, ILLUSTRATED BY JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG TO COMMEMORATE BRITAIN’S DAY, DEC. 7TH, 1918



MAGNIFICENT EMBROIDERY WITH A TRAPUNTO (RAISED) NEEDLEWORK RENDERING OF EMANUEL GOTTLIEB LEUTZE'S "WASHINGTON CROSSING THE DELAWARE," LIKELY FROM AN ORIENTAL PAVILLION AT A WORLD'S FAIR, CA 1885-1900, UNIQUE IN MY EXPERIENCE IN THE PRIVATE MARKETPLACE

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32 STARS, COMMEMORATING MINNESOTA STATEHOOD, CA 1892 – 1926, A VERY RARE FLAG, IN A SMALL SIZE, WITH AN HOURGLASS OR "GLOBAL ROWS" CONFIGURATION



45 STARS IN LINEAR ROWS, WITH “DANCING” OR “TUMBLING” ORIENTATION, ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG, 1896-1908, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR ERA, REFLECTS UTAH STATEHOOD



13 STARS IN A MEDALLION PATTERN ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION



CONFEDERATE SYMPATHIZER PARADE FLAG WITH 7 GRAPHICALLY WHIMSICAL STARS THAT REFLECT THE INITIAL WAVE OF 7 STATES SECEDED FROM THE UNION, A WAR-PERIOD EXAMPLE, 1861



38 STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, WITH 2 OUTLIERS, ON A LARGE SCALE ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG, 1876-1889, COLORADO STATEHOOD



PORTRAIT STYLE PARADE FLAG FROM THE 1884 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF GROVER CLEVELAND, MADE BY CHENEY SILK, MANCHESTER, CT:



35 STARS IN A DOUBLE WREATH PATTERN ON A CIVIL WAR VETERAN'S FLAG WITH OVERPRINTED BATTLE HONORS OF THE NEW YORK 71ST VOLUNTEER INFANTRY



13 STAR U.S. MILITARY CAMP COLORS, PRESS-DYED ON WOOL BUNTING, CIVIL WAR OR EARLY INDIAN WARS PERIOD, 1861-1876, ONE OF JUST THREE KNOWN EXAMPLES



RARE COLLAPSIBLE DRINKING CUP MADE FOR THE EMPIRE STATE (NEW YORK) CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE FOR WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE, ORGANIZED BY CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT, 1915



42 STARS, AN UNOFFICIAL STAR COUNT, ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH SCATTERED STAR POSITIONING, 1889-1890, WASHINGTON STATEHOOD

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