Lot 78    

Group of 34-Star American Parade Flags
6/21/2012 - American History, Including the Civil War
Lot of 3 glazed cotton, printed parade flags, each with 34 stars configured in 5/6/6/6/6/5 horizontal rows, 7.75 x 10.75 in., each mounted on wooden dowel. Kansas was admitted as the 34th State in 1861.

Condition:  
Previous owner's inked notes on dowels; two dowels partially broken; few lighted, scattered stains on flags.  
Sold: $2,160.00
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