48 star - Collegeville Flag & Mfg. Company

Discussion in 'Flag Identification and Collecting' started by Rado, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. Rado

    Rado New Member

    Hey folks, first post...

    Just picked up a 48 star flag that is 5x9.5 in size. Assuming from other posts, it is a burial flag but not sure. There are no more markings on the flag, the material is pretty heavy, the stars stitched on. I have not found any posts regarding the Collegeville Flag & Mfg. Co. Any info would be greatly appreciated. THANKS!
  2. NAVA1974

    NAVA1974 Active Member

    Welcome to the USA Flag Forum, Rado.

    Congratulations. Yes, that is the size of internment flags.

    Here is a link to another thread in this forum that also includes a link to a member's photos of a 48-star Collegeveille flag. There's a good chance that the flag is cotton bunting, unless of course there are moth holes, then it would be a wool flag.

    Nick A
    Columbia Maryland
  3. Rado

    Rado New Member

    Thanks for the reply...much appreciated. The flag is in great shape...no holes and can hardly wait to display it. BTW, I didn't see that link you mention but sure I can find it.

  4. NAVA1974

    NAVA1974 Active Member

    Hello Brad,
    Sorry about the missing link. Here it is:
    It doesn't look like a link until you roll your cursor over it.

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