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CIVIL WAR PERIOD OR PRIOR NAVYMAN’S FROCK AND JACK TAR HAT WITH ELABORATE PATRIOTIC AND NAUTICAL DECORATION, LIKELY THE BEST EXAMPLES OF EACH TO HAVE SURVIVED IN PRIVATE HANDS



NEW YORK YACHT CLUB BURGEE, CA 1875-1895, A VERY RARE FIND FROM THE LATE 19TH CENTURY



38 STARS IN A "SUMMER SKY" MEDALLION, A RARE EXAMPLE, COLORADO STATEHOOD, 1876-1889



ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, 13 STAR, U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN WITH A DUSTY BLUE CANTON, SIGNED AND DATED, 1889



42 STARS, 1889-1890, AN UNOFFICIAL



GRAPHIC HOMMADE BANNER COMMEMORATING THE LANDING OF APOLLO 11 ON THE MOON WITH ASTRONAUTS NEIL ARMSTRONG AND BUZZ ALDRIN, ON JULY 21st, 1969:



CONFEDERATE PARADE FLAG IN THE THIRD NATIONAL CONFEDERATE FORMAT, REUNION ERA, CA 1920-1940



AMERICAN PATRIOTIC FLAG QUILT WITH 44 BLUE STARS SET UPON A WHITE GROUND IN THE TOP CENTER OF 13 RED, WHITE, AND BLUE STRIPES, 1890-1896, WYOMING STATEHOOD



OUTSTANDING CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC QUILT IN A DIAMOND-IN-A-SQUARE PATTERN SOURCED FROM PETERSON'S MAGAZINE, JULY 1861, MODIFIED BY THE MAKER TO INCLUDE 35 STARS AROUND THE PERIMETER AND A SOUTHERN-EXCLUSIONARY COUNT OF 20 STARS IN THE CENTER, 1863-1864



"WELCOME MR. PRESIDENT": A PRINTED CANVAS BANNER MADE FOR THE VISIT OF PRESIDENT FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT TO THE SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA GOLDEN GATE EXPO IN 1939

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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



MID-19TH CENTURY, PLANK SEAT, PAINT-DECORATED SETTEE WITH A RARE AND DESIREABLE BLUE GROUND, PENNSYLVANIA ORIGIN, 1845-1865:



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



CHROME YELLOW, PAINT-DECORATED SETTEE IN AN UNUSUAL TRIPLE-BACK-SLAT DESIGN WITH BOLD, SHIELD-SHAPED SPINDLES, CA 1820-30



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



PAINT-DECORATED 6-BOARD BLANKET CHEST WITH AN ADIRONDACK SENSIBILITY, ON BOOTJACK FEET, POSSIBLY NEW YORK STATE, CA 1810-1840

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CIVIL WAR PERIOD OR PRIOR NAVYMAN’S FROCK AND JACK TAR HAT WITH ELABORATE PATRIOTIC AND NAUTICAL DECORATION, LIKELY THE BEST EXAMPLES OF EACH TO HAVE SURVIVED IN PRIVATE HANDS



CARVED AMERICAN EAGLE, CA 1810-1830, WITH EXCEPTIONAL FORM, CRAFTSMANSHIP AND SCALE



AMERICAN PATRIOTIC FLAG QUILT WITH 44 BLUE STARS SET UPON A WHITE GROUND IN THE TOP CENTER OF 13 RED, WHITE, AND BLUE STRIPES, 1890-1896, WYOMING STATEHOOD



OUTSTANDING CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC QUILT IN A DIAMOND-IN-A-SQUARE PATTERN SOURCED FROM PETERSON'S MAGAZINE, JULY 1861, MODIFIED BY THE MAKER TO INCLUDE 35 STARS AROUND THE PERIMETER AND A SOUTHERN-EXCLUSIONARY COUNT OF 20 STARS IN THE CENTER, 1863-1864



EXCEPTIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN BEADWORK HOLSTER, CA 1870-1880



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



MASTERPIECE QUALITY COMBINATION FOX & GEESE AND MILL GAME BOARD, IN ORIGINAL AND UNTOUCHED RED, OCHRE WHITE AND BLUE PAINT, WITH PINWHEEL QUILT PATTERN DESIGN IN THE CENTER AND A WINDING VINE BORDER, CA 1820-1845, WITH CHECKERS ON THE REVERSE, FRESH-TO-THE-MARKET FROM A TOP DEALER'S OWN COLLECTION



OPEN, SWING-HANDLE, NANTUCKET LIGHTSHIP SEWING BASKET, MADE BY FERDINANT SYLVARO (1868-1952) AND SIGNED, CA 1925



TRADE SIGN: "FRESH AND SMOKED FISH", FOUND IN NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, ca 1890-1910



PLAQUE WITH A PORTRAIT BUST OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, NEW YORK TERRACOTTA CO., 1887, MADE IN ANTICIPATION OF THE CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF HIS 1889 INAUGURATION

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FIREMAN'S "PARADE HAT" WITH AN IMAGE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON, FROM THE INDEPENDENCE HOSE COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA, MADE BY G. G. STAMBACH, 2ND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY



PAINT-DECORATED CORNER CUPBOARD, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN RUPP, YORK COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CA 1840-50



PRANCING HORSE WEATHERVANE, ATTRIBUTED TO JEWEL & CO. WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, CA 1860



“WOMEN ARE TRUMPS!”: A SUFFRAGETTE CARD GAME, MADE IN PHILADELPHIA, ca 1915



EXCEPTIONAL HORSE AND HOOP WEATHERVANE WITH EXCELLENT EARLY SURFACE, MADE BY J.W. FISKE IN NEW YORK CITY, ca 1875-1890's



AMERICAN PARCHEESI BOARD WITH TERRIFIC DESIGN AND BEAUTIFUL, POLYCHROME-PAINTED SURFACE IN RED, GREEN, AND BLUE, CA 1870-1880



NARROW BLUE PAINTED PIE SAFE ON TALL LEGS, PROBABLY UPSTATE NEW YORK OR PENNSYLVANIA, ca 1870-1880's



WILLIAM McKINLEY & THEODORE ROOSEVELT POLITICAL CAMPAIGN POSTER, MADE IN CHICAGO, 1900



EARLY YARD GOODS TEXTILE MEMORIALIZING GEORGE WASHINGTON, CIRCA 1824-1830



RED & WHITE COVERLET, MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION IN PHILADELPHIA, FEATURING MEMORIAL HALL ART MUSEUM

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EXTRAORDINARILY EARLY (1806) PRINTED LINEN KERCHIEF GLORIFYING GEORGE WASHINGTON, GERMANTOWN PRINT WORKS, GERMANTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA



PAIR OF STEVENSGRAPH RIBBONS WITH IMAGES OF FRANKIN D. ROOSEVELT AND WINSTON CHURCHILL, WWII ERA (U.S. INVOLVEMENT 1941-45)



EXCEPTIONAL 1821 PRINTING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE ON CLOTH, PRODUCED AND DISTRIBUTED BY ROBERT & COLLIN GILLESPIE



RARE, LARGE SCALE KERCHIEF WITH IMAGE OF JOHN TRUMBULL’S “DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE,” MADE FOR THE 1826 SEMICENTENNIAL



25 STARS IN A VERY RARE LINEAL ARRANGEMENT THAT FEATURES A LARGE CENTER STAR, SOUTHERN-EXCLUSIONARY, THE ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLE IN THIS STYLE AND THE ONLY 19TH CENTURY PARADE FLAG IN THIS STAR COUNT



STRIKING AND RARE WWII POSTER BY N.C. WYETH, IN THE LARGEST AND RAREST OF THREE KNOWN SIZES, WITH A WINDSWEPT IMAGE OF A FERVENT UNCLE SAM DIRECTING AMERICAN TROOPS TO THE FIGHT



46 STARS ON A COTTON FLAG WITH AN UNUSUAL LINEAL PATTERN OF STARS IN 7 ROWS, PROBABLY OF HOMEMADE ORIGIN, WITH BEAUTIFUL WEAR AND PRESENTATION, OKLAHOMA STATEHOOD, 1907-1912



SILK "WOMAN SUFFRAGE" RIBBON, IN AN UNUSUALLY LARGE SCALE, WITH WONDERFUL, EARLY, ROMANESQUE LETTERING, CA 1910-1920



"REPEAL & ROOSEVELT", AN EMBROIDERED ARMBAND SUPPORTING THE REPEAL OF PROHIBITION, 1932



TRIANGULAR FELT SUFFRAGETTE PENNANT WITH AN INTERESTING DESIGN AND TEXT THAT READS: "VOTES FOR WOMEN", AN UNUSUAL COLOR VARIANT OF THIS STYLE, 1910-1920

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