VINTAGE WW II 48 Star American Flag 5' X 9.5' Cloth

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 10, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House
You are bidding on a WW II 48 Star American Flag.
This flag is in almost new condition.T are no rips or holes.
The colors- Red, White and Blue are still vibrant. The white straps are very slightly yellowed due to old age.
Over all condition is excellent.
WW II American Flag Measures: 5' X 9.5'
Mfg: Annin & Co .The History of Annin & Co.
The American flag was less than fifty years old when Alexander Annin began making US flags for the merchant ships in his sail-making shop on the New York City waterfront in the 1820's.
Since that time Annin & Co. has grown and prospered along with our nation, the story of our company is interwoven with the story of America itself:
It was an Annin flag that flew at the inauguration of President Zachery Taylor, starting an inaugural tradition that has continued through the inauguration of President George W. Bush. An Annin flag draped the coffin of President Abraham Lincoln on its journey from Washington D.C. to Springfield, Illinois. The U.S. Marines raised an Annin flag atop Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima in 1945. NASA selected an Annin flag to participate in Apollo 11's mission to the moon in 1969. Today Annin & Co. is America's oldest and largest flag company, remaining heads and shoulders above any other U.S. flag manufacturing company in the United States.
Annin & Co. is still family
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