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36 EIGHT-POINTED STARS IN MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, ON AN OCEAN BLUE CANTON THAT RESTS ON THE WAR STRIPE; A SPECTACULAR CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLAG FROM THE TINCLAD GUNBOAT "GENERAL GRANT," THAT SERVED ON THE TENNESSEE RIVER IN DEFENSE OF THE MISSISSIPPI



TURKEY RED KERCHIEF, MADE FOR THE 1912 CAMPAIGN OF TEDDY ROOSEVELT, WITH HIS ROUGH RIDERS SLOUCH HAT AS A CENTER MEDALLION AND WHIMSICAL PORTRAITS OF THE EX-ROUGH RIDER WITH HIS ICONIC, TOOTHY GRIN



33 STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION ON A LARGE SCALE PARADE FLAG, AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE, OREGON STATEHOOD, 1859-1861



HAND-PAINTED SUFFRAGETTE PENNANT WITH STRONG GRAPHICS ON AN UNUSUAL WHITE GROUND, 1910-1920



EXTREMELY RARE, COTTON, ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG WITH 26 STARS, 11 STRIPES, AND ITS CANTON RESTING ON A RED STRIPE; THE EARLIEST KNOWN STAR COUNT FOR PRINTED EXAMPLES, 1837-1846, MICHIGAN STATEHOOD



SERVING IN THE WAVES: AN EXTREMELY RARE WWII SERVICE BANNER FOR A WOMAN IN THE U.S. NAVY RESERVES



15 STARS IN A CIRCULAR MEDALLION WITH A SQUARE OF STARS IN THE CENTER, A UNIQUE FLAG WITH A RARE STAR COUNT AND IN A DESIRABLE SMALL SCALE AMONG ITS COUNTERPARTS OF THE PERIOD; MADE CA 1842-1867, EITHER TO COMMEMORATE KENTUCKY AS THE 15TH STATE OR TO REFERENCE A NUMBER OF STATES OPPOSING OR SUPPORTING THE ISSUE OF SLAVERY



34 STARS ON A HOMEMADE AND ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, THE SMALLEST I HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED AMONG PIECED-AND-SEWN WOOL EXAMPLES, AN EXTRAORDINARY FIND, 1861-63, KANSAS STATEHOOD



BLUE & WHITE "LIBERTY" COVERLET, MADE IN 1849 FOR AURISSA A. GILLETT BY WEAVER JAMES VANNESS, IN PALMYRA, NEW YORK, A VERY SCARCE VARIETY WITH EXCEPTIONAL IMAGERY



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

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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



UNUSUAL PLANK-SEATED DEACON'S BENCH WITH PLANK SIDES AND A CANTED BACK, IN ORIGINAL PUTTY PAINT WITH SALMON OR LAVENDER UNDERTONES, FOUND IN PENNSYLVANIA, CA 1870-80



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



UNUSUAL DEACONS BENCH / BUCKET BENCH IN DRY SALMON RED PAINT, PROBABLY OF NEW ENGLAND ORIGIN, CA 1830-50



SET OF 6, GREEN, PLANK-SEATED, SPINDLE-BACK, PAINT-DECORATED, PENNSYLVANIA CHAIRS, CA 1845-70



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

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BLUE & WHITE "LIBERTY" COVERLET, MADE IN 1849 FOR AURISSA A. GILLETT BY WEAVER JAMES VANNESS, IN PALMYRA, NEW YORK, A VERY SCARCE VARIETY WITH EXCEPTIONAL IMAGERY



AMERICAN BARBER POLE, AN UNUSUALLY HEFTY EXAMPLE WITH GREAT POLYCHROME COLOR, CA 1880



19TH CENTURY AMERICAN PARCHEESI BOARD IN SIX COLORS, WITH BOLD YELLOW FLOWERS IN EACH CORNER AND FANTASTIC, CRYSTALLIZED SURFACE, CA 1870-90



PAINT-DECORATED, CARRIAGE-STRIPED, CHILD’S WHEELBARROW, WITH EXCEPTIONAL IRON WORK AND PAINT-DECORATED SURFACE, ATTRIBUTED TO A SLEDMAKER IN PARIS HILL, MAINE, CA 1870-90



LARGE NATIVE AMERICAN BEADED COIN PURSE, MADE FOR THE AMERICAN MILITARY VETERANS MARKET, WITH EAGLE AND FLAG IMAGERY, CA 1920-30's



ASSINIBOINE (STONE SIOUX) BEADED DRUM STICK, A GREAT FORM WITH AMERICAN FLAG IMAGERY, CA 1890, GROS VENTRE REGION



OUTSTANDING, NATIVE AMERICAN, QUILLED, TIN CONE & FEATHERED BREASTPLATE WITH AN INTERESTING BEADED STRAP, PROBABLY LAKOTA SIOUX, CA 1870-80



CARVING OF SIAMESE TWIN MERMAIDS, ATTRIBUTED TO THE "CAPE CARVER" WHO WORKED NEAR SANDWICH, PLYMOUTH COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS, LATE 19TH CENTURY



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



WWI AMERICAN SOLDIER’S TRENCH ART, MADE FROM A 75mm ARTILLERY SHELL IN THE RHINELAND DURING U.S. OCCUPATION, 1918-1919

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BLUE PAINTED MAINE BLANKET CHEST IN BLUE PAINT WITH BEAUTIFULLY SCALLOPED FEET, CA 1800-1820



YORK COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA BLANKET CHEST WITH RED AND BLACK STYLIZED DECORATION ON BLACK FEET, ca 1835



TIN SIGN THAT SIMPLY READS “AMERICAN”, CA 1910-30



LIVERPOOL JUG WITH "PEACE, PLENTY, AND INDEPENDENCE" VIEW ON ONE SIDE AND "AMERICA IN TEARS" GEORGE WASHINGTON MEMORIAL ON THE OTHER, LARGE AND IN PERFECT CONDITION, HERCULANEUM POTTERY, 1800-1805



HAND-CARVED AND PAINTED FIGURE OF AL SMITH OF NEW YORK, DEMOCRAT CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT IN 1928, THE FIRST CATHOLIC TO RUN FOR THE NATION’S HIGHEST OFFICE ON A MAJOR PARTY TICKET



WOODEN, PAINT-DECORATED, MARINER'S COMPASS WHEEL, LATTER 18TH OR 1ST HALF 19TH CENTURY



NATIVE AMERICAN CHILD'S MOCCASINS WITH FLAG IMAGERY, PROBABLY SIOUX, ca 1890



LARGE 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN PARCHEESI BOARD WITH 10 COLORS OF POLYCHROME PAINT AND EXUBERANT GRAPHICS, POSSIBLY YORK COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CA 1880-90



NATIVE AMERICAN BEADED WATCH FOB WITH A FEDERAL SHIELD AND CROSSED AMERICAN FLAGS, 1890-1910



IRONSTONE PLATE WITH "VOTES FOR WOMEN" TEXT, MADE JOHN MADDOCK & SONS FOR SUFFRAGIST AVA BELMONT FOR MARBLE HOUSE, HER FAMOUS ESTATE IN NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, CA 1914

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48 STAR FLAG & MATCHING COMMISSIONING PENNANT OF THE WWII ERA, SELDOM EVER FOUND IN A MATCHING PAIR, BROUGHT HOME BY U.S. NAVY AMPHIBIOUS FORCES GROUP SAILOR LUTHER VOIGHT LINGLE, WHO SERVED ON THE U.S.S. REEVES, THE FIRST AMERICAN SHIP TO DROP ANCHOR IN JAPANESE WATERS BEFORE THE SURRENDER



37 SINGLE APPLIQUÉD STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE DURING THE RECONSTRUCTION ERA, DURING THE INDIAN WARS, BETWEEN 1867-1876, WHEN NEBRASKA WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE TO JOIN THE UNION



13 STARS AND 17 STRIPES ON AN EXTRAORDINARY FLAG MADE FOR THE 1840 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON, WITH THE INCLUSION OF A STUNNING, 3-COLOR PORTRAIT MEDALLION IN VIOLET, CHEDDAR YELLOW, AND BLACK; AMONG THE EARLIEST OF ALL PRINTED FLAGS KNOWN TO EXIST, AND REPRESENTING THE VERY F



13 STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION ON A SMALL-SCALE ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE 1895-1926 ERA, SIGNED "TAUTOG," PROBABLY FLOWN ON THE YACHT OF THAT NAME BY OWNER GEORGE GARDINER FRY, WHO WON MANY RACES WITH HER AT THE TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY



13 STAR U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN MADE AT THE BROOKLYN NAVY YARD, NEW YORK, DATED 1907, PROBABLY PRODUCED TO OUTFIT TEDDY ROOSEVELT'S GREAT WHITE FLEET



48 STARS, CROCHETED, A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE, WWI - WWII ERA



48 STAR, U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN, MADE AT MARE ISLAND, CALIFORNIA [HEADQUARTERS OF THE PACIFIC FLEET] DURING WWII, SIGNED AND DATED JULY 1942, WITH EXTENSIVE WEAR FROM OBVIOUS USE



13 HAND-SEWN STARS IN A 3-2-3-2-3 PATTERN ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE 1876 CENTENNIAL ERA, POSSIBLY A U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN



POWER SQUADRONS ENSIGN, MADE BY ANNIN IN NEW YORK CITY, 1914-1920’s



EXTREMELY RARE U.S. WAR DEPARTMENT COMMISSIONING PENNANT WITH 7 STARS, A REVERSAL OF THE U.S. NAVY COLOR SCHEME AND UNUSUALLY LARGE IN SCALE FOR THE PERIOD, WWI-WWII ERA (1917-1945)

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