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WWII US 48 Star Flag for Ship

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  • $ 295


WWII US 48 Star Flag for Ship-This is a HUGE flag and no doubt was meant for use on a ship. It measures 8’ by 16’ 7”. It is of multi piece construction and produced in bunting. It is very clean and has extremely minimal wear. There is a hint of tracking and a few extremely tiny holes. One corner of the fly end has a small tear from use. There is a reinforcement at the hoist end with a very thick rope lanyard and a heavy-duty brass ring. The markings on the reinforcement read “U.S. No. 6 M.I. 44”. Research indicates that this was produced at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard on San Francisco Bay in 1944. A great piece of history!