Can you identify this flag?

Discussion in 'Other Flags' started by AmericaHurrah, Feb 17, 2017.

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  1. AmericaHurrah

    AmericaHurrah Member

    This is almost certainly a yacht owners burgee or a private shipping company's flag or a paddle wheel steamer flag or some other sort of steamship flag. I have been through many copies of Lloyd's Register and other similar books, but I cannot find it. The flag is circa 1880 or after I would guess. Might be 1870's. It was claimed to be a Civil War corps flag, but it is not. Corps flags were silk and 6 feet or so in length and made of silk, and had very specific designs. This flag is wool and made for nautical use.
     

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