Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques

Recognized Dealer

York County, PA

About Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques

When it comes to antique American flags, dealer Jeff Bridgman is the world’s most trusted authority. No one puts more time and care into their study, conservation, and display. Stocking well over 1,500 examples, most of them dating to the 19th century, he is the foremost source and the only one with a vast selection of high end offerings, as well as examples for the beginner. Jeff opened his business 25 years ago with a thousand dollars and a relenting work ethic. His love for collecting goes back as far as he can remember. With an antiques enthusiast mother and a f...Read More

Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques

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Offered By Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques
Antique 1870-1879 United States Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
38 stars on an extraordinary antique flag made for the 1876 centennial exposition, likely by the horstmann company in philadelphia, with an extremely rare form of the medallion confi...
Offered By Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques
Mid-20th Century United States Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
U.S. Navy Commissioning Pennant with seven stars, A 4 Ft. Example, WWI-WWII era (1917-1945) Seven star nautical commissioning pennant, made sometime in the period between WWI (U.S...
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Antique Late 18th Century United States Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
38 stars in a "notched" pattern on a clamp-dyed American flag of the 1876-1889 period, reflects Colorado statehood, made by the U.S. Bunting company in Lowell, Massachusett...
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Antique 1890-1899 Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
45 stars on an antique American flag with elongated proportions and in a small-scale flag of the period among those with pieced-and-sewn construction, 1896-1908, Spanish-American war...
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Antique Late 19th Century Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
Printed cotton kerchief with a portrait of Ulysses S. Grant in military dress, one of only two known examples, 1868 or 1872: Printed cotton kerchief, made for one of the two presi...
Offered By Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques
Antique 1840-1849 United States Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
48 star, U.S. Navy small boat ensign, made at mare island, California during WWII, signed and dated July 1942, with extensive wear from obvious use: 48 star American national flag...
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20th Century North America Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
13 stars arranged in A 3-2-3-2-3 Pattern on a small-scale antique American flag made in the period between the last decade of the 19th century and the first quarter of the 20th centu...
Offered By Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques
Antique Late 19th Century United States Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
38 stars in a beautiful medallion configuration with two outliers, on an antique American flag of the 1876-1889 era, colorado statehood: 38 star American parade flag, block-printe...
Offered By Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques
Early 20th Century United States Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
46 Stars on a Brilliant Royal Blue Canton, On An Antique American Flag Of The 1907-1912 Period, Oklahoma Statehood, Scattered Star Positioning: 46 star American parade flag, print...
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Vintage 1910-1919 United States Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
Silk suffragette sash ribbon in violet and green with "Votes for women" text, made for the women's political union in New York city, 1910-1915: Section of wide silk ribb...
Offered By Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques
Early 20th Century Game Boards
Race horse game wheel, made by H.C. Evans, Chicago, IL 1920-1940: Elaborately embellished race horse gaming wheel, made by Evans & Company in Chicago. Each of the wheel's 10 p...
Offered By Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques
Antique Late 19th Century Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
38 especially folky stars and on an antique American parade flag with strong coloration, on cotton and flax blended fabric with a crude weave, colorado statehood, 1876-1889: 38 st...

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