Annin Reliance 48 star flag with initials H.V.G

Discussion in 'Flag Identification and Collecting' started by Christopher, Jul 15, 2012.

  1. Christopher

    Christopher New Member

    I recently aquired another Annin Reliance 48 star flag (not in hand yet) that has the initials H.V.G. Does anyone have a clue as to what this might be? I'll post pics of it on Monday when I have it in hand.

    Chris
     
  2. NAVA1974

    NAVA1974 Active Member

    Sorry, but don't have a clue yet. Are the initials printed, stenciled, or hand-written?
    Nick A
     
  3. Christopher

    Christopher New Member

    I got the flag today and it is a nice one that has retained it's canton color. The stars are printed and the stripes are sewn. The initials H.V.G. are hand written on the hoist near the Annin Reliance tag. I'm guessing possibly the original owners intitials, maybe a veterans flag. Ill post some pics when I get up.
     
  4. Christopher

    Christopher New Member

    nice color
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  5. Christopher

    Christopher New Member

    INitiald V.H.G. on the left
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  6. csaanv

    csaanv Member

    Nice flag Christopher. I have a about 5 older flags (48, 46, 45 star) that have initials on them. Maybe a common practice back then?
     
  7. Christopher

    Christopher New Member

    Does anyone have a close date as to when this type of flag was made?
     

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