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48 star Navy Ensign No. 6 - a big, big flag

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This is a 48 star US Navy flag, size "ensign no 6" made by Valley Forge.

 

It is just under 9x17 feet - I think you'd want six to eight people to fold it properly.

 

I once saw a chart showing the ensign numbers and which type of ships used each size, but I can't find the chart.

 

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That's like what we'd fly as a holiday ensign at the Naval Academy. A big flag!


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Awesome Flag!

I am collecting them by size, they start at a No. 12 as the smallest for PT boats, and go down to a No.1 at the largest for the Battleships.


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a No.1 at the largest for the Battleships.

wow - thirty-six feet long by nineteen feet wide



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I had a 45 star like that it was just too big Donated too the local musuem.



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WOW! I've never seen a flag that big! To think of the Battleship size! Imagine having to fold them into a flag case . . . you'd have to have a custom flag case!

 

So, what are you doing with your fab No. 6 flag?


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WOW! I've never seen a flag that big! To think of the Battleship size! Imagine having to fold them into a flag case . . . you'd have to have a custom flag case!

 

So, what are you doing with your fab No. 6 flag?

 

it's a friends: I told him I'd figure out how to get a photo of it.



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Beautiful.....


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