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34 GILT PAINTED STARS IN A BOLD REPRESENTATION OF THE “GREAT STAR” PATTERN, ON A SILK, ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE DURING THE OPENING YEARS OF THE CIVIL WAR, 1861-63, PROBABLY MADE UNDER MILITARY CONTRACT OR FOR USE BY LOCAL MILITIA, ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, IN A TINY SCALE FOR THE PERIOD, AND IN AN EXTRAORDINARY STATE OF PRESERVATION



35 STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION WITH A LARGE, HALOED CENTER STAR, CIVIL WAR PERIOD, WEST VIRGINIA STATEHOOD, 1863-65



8 STARS, CONFEDERATE SYMPATHIZER, VIRGINIA SECESSION, VERY SCARCE, 1861



15 STARS, MADE EITHER TO CELEBRATE KENTUCKY STATEHOOD OR TO GLORIFY THE SOUTH, 1861-1876, A VERY RARE EXAMPLE



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



13 STARS IN A 3-2-3-2-3 PATTERN ON A DUSTY BLUE CANTON, ON A SMALL-SCALE, ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH AN ELONGATED PROFILE, MADE DURING THE LAST DECADE OF THE 19TH CENTURY, CA 1890-1895



13 STARS IN A SIX-POINTED GREAT STAR/ STAR OF DAVID PATTERN, MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE



13 HALOED STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, ON AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE



38 STARS IN A RARE CIRCLE-IN-A-SQUARE MEDALLION WITH A HUGE CENTER STAR, MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION BY HORSTMANN BROS. IN PHILADELPHIA



38 HAND-SEWN, SINGLE-APPLIQUÉD STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE AT THE TIME WHEN COLORADO WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE TO JOIN THE UNION, 1876-1889, FORMERLY PART OF THE MASTAI COLLECTION

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PENNSYLVANIA BLANKET CHEST IN YELLOW AND ORANGE PAINT WITH SPONGED DECORATION, STYLIZED LIKE OPPOSING FANS OR SUNBURSTS, CA 1830-1850



WYTHE COUNTY, VIRGINIA PIE SAFE WITH ITS ORIGINAL, OXBLOOD RED PAINT AND CIRCULAR TINS BEARING WREATHS OF PRETZELS AROUND 6-POINTED STARS; AN ESPECIALLY EARLY EXAMPLE, FROM THE MOST DESIRABLE GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION OF THE FORM, CA 1820-1830



SPLAY-LEG, COUNTRY HEPPLEWHITE DOUGH TABLE, IN SALMON RED AND BLACK PAINT, WITH A DOVETAILED CASE AND GENEROUS PROPORTIONS, CA 1830-1850



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

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19TH CENTURY AMERICAN PARCHEESI BOARD IN FOUR COLORS, WITH GREAT SURFACE AND INTERESTING GRAPHICS, CA 1850-70



MASTERPIECE QUALITY AMERICAN GAMEBOARD WITH FANCIFULLY PAINTED CHERUBS, CA 1870



EXCEPTIONALLY GRAPHIC AND COLORFUL RACE HORSE GAME WHEEL, MADE BY H.C. EVANS, CHICAGO, CA 1920-50



BLUE & YELLOW "SNOWFLAKE" PARCHEESI GAMEBOARD, CA 1875



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 BOOT 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



EAGLE BRAND TOBBACCO CADDY LABEL, CA 1880

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CIVIL WAR PERIOD WATERCOLOR DEPICTING LADY LIBERTY DIRECTING HER SWORD AT THE CONFEDERACY IN THE FORM OF THE BRITISH LION, CA 1861-65



PAINTED CHECKERBOARD WITH MASONIC DECORATION, CA 1830-50



BATWING, LEATHER CHAPS WITH PLAYING CARD SYMBOLS & STARS, POSSIBLY HAMLEY & COMPANY, PENDLETON, OREGON, ca 1915-1930



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



AMERICAN INDIAN (CHIPPEWA) BEADWORK GAUNTLETS WITH STARS AND FLORAL DECORATION, 1880-90



DYNAMIC, UNUSUAL KITE, MADE BY MARX BROS., BOSTON IN THE WWI – WWII ERA (1917-45)



PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN PENNY RUG WITH SALMON BACKGROUND, CLOVER LEAFS AND BLOSSOMS



UNUSUAL BLUE-GREY GRAIN BIN WITH THREE DRAWERS, NEW YORK STATE, ca 1865-1885



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”



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

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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



BEAUTIFULLY GRAPHIC AND HIGHLY UNORDINARY 13 STAR FLAG IN THE BETSY ROSS PATTERN, A MADE OF FINE SILK WITH SILK FRINGE AND TIES, IN A TINY SIZE AMONG ITS COUNTERPARTS CA 1895-1926



13 HAND-SEWN STARS IN A 3-2-3-2-3 PATTERN ON A U.S. NAVY SMALL BOAT ENSIGN OF THE CENTENNIAL ERA, ca 1870-1882



48 STARS ON A SMALL-SCALE FLAG OF THE MID-19TH CENTURY, SIGNED "STORM KING," CA 1920-1950's



WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE BROADSIDE FROM A 1914 MASS MEETING IN CAPE MAY COURTHOUSE, NEW JERSEY, WHERE THE FEATURED SPEAKER WAS WYOMING SALOON-KEEPER WILLIAM H. BRIGHT, THE MAN WHO, IN 1869, INTRODUCED THE BILL THAT LED THAT STATE TO BE THE FIRST TO GIVE WOMEN THE RIGHT TO VOTE



48 STARS IN STAGGERED ROWS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE BETWEEN 1912 AND 1918, OR PERHAPS PRIOR; REFLECTS ARIZONA & NEW MEXICO STATEHOOD



WEST POINT PENNANT WITH STRIKING GRAPHICS AND COLORATION, WWI (U.S. INVOLVEMENT, CA 1940-1950's



13 STAR AMERICAN PARADE FLAG MADE BETWEEN THE CIVIL WAR (1861-65) AND THE 1876 CENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, FEATURING THREE SIZES OF WHIMSICALLY SHAPED STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION



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



30 STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE PRE-CIVIL WAR ERA, RARE AND BEAUTIFUL, WITH A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION THAT FEATURES A HALOED CENTER STAR, WISCONSIN STATEHOOD, 1848-1850

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