White House Flag

Discussion in 'Flag Identification and Collecting' started by Rwagers, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. Rwagers

    Rwagers New Member

    Re: Stars & Stripes Exhibition, History of US Flag

    I have a flag given to my wifes aunt's grandfather Simpson. The note on the flag indicates it was from the White house while he was a doorman. The flag has a marking "35". I am trying to figure out it's validity. Any help would be great!

    Thanks
     
  2. Peter Ansoff

    Peter Ansoff USA Flag Site Admin

    Welcome, Rwagers!

    I've moved this post to the "Flag Identification and Collecting" section. We have several experts in that area here.

    Best regards,

    Peter Ansoff
    Forum Admin
     
  3. NAVA1974

    NAVA1974 Active Member

    Re: Stars & Stripes Exhibition, History of US Flag

    How large is your flag? If the "35" marking is actually "3x5" then that is the size, in feet, and it is much too small to be flown over the White House. It may, however, be one of the thousands of 3x5 foot flags flown over the U.S. Capitol every year for the various Senators and Representatives who request them for their constituents.

    Nick A
    Columbia Maryland
     

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