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Started by trenchrat1918 , Mar 17 2017 11:41 AM

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#1 trenchrat1918

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 11:41 AM

 I found this amazing 13 star service banner today at a local thrift store today and I had to share. This is a WW2 era rayon banner with 13 stars in a really interesting form. The banner is stamped at the top ' "I Am An American" Victory Service Flag'. This is one of the few service flags that I have ever come across that is marked like this, hopefully I can track down a manufacturer. The single sided flag measures 44"x 52" .  The stars appear to have been applied with an iron on process or an adhesive of some type, unfortunately one of them has been lost.

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 11:42 AM

The mark at the top of the flag

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 11:43 AM

The missing star.

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 12:40 PM

That's sweet



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Posted 17 March 2017 - 01:41 PM

Awesome!  I do have a very similar one that I have sourced form my book from a larger collection- But it is made of wool bunting and doesn't have the the wording on it.

I would be doing cartwheels in the street if I found that at a thrift store!



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Posted 17 March 2017 - 01:49 PM

Awesome!  I do have a very similar one that I have sourced form my book from a larger collection- But it is made of wool bunting and doesn't have the the wording on it.
I would be doing cartwheels in the street if I found that at a thrift store!

Paid a whopping $10 for it, I am estatic.

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Posted 17 March 2017 - 02:06 PM

Sweeeeet!


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Posted 20 March 2017 - 02:19 PM

Nice V for Victory... Great find!

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Posted 29 March 2017 - 09:25 PM

Great find!




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