Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques

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York County, PA

About Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques

As an advisor to top museums and collectors alike, Jeff Bridgman is the world's leading expert and source for antique American flags and political textiles. In this field there are many fakes, forgeries, and misrepresented items, and there is no substitute for experience. As the nation's leading buyer and seller, Jeff R. Bridgman Antiques, Inc. has handled more material than anyone in the field. Jeff has also operated a textile conservation business for 18 years, where expert staff have conservation mounted, framed and restored thousands of examples, more than anyone ...Read More

Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques

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Antique 1820-1829 France Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
Silk
Extremely early copy of the Declaration of Independence on silk, designed after Woodruff, engraved by H. Brunet Et Cie, Lyon, France, circa 1820-1825: Frame size: 39.25" x 32...
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Antique Mid-19th Century United States Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
Extremely rare, cotton, antique American parade flag with 26 stars, 11 stripes, and its canton resting on a red stripe; the earliest known star count for printed examples, 1837-1846,...
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Antique 1840-1849 United States Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
Antique American flag with 29 whimsical stars in a medallion configuration, iowa statehood, pre-civil war, 1846-1848: 29 star American national parade flag, printed on coarse, gla...
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Antique 1870-1879 United States Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
13 stars in a medallion pattern on an antique American flag made for the 1876 centennial celebration: 13 star American national parade flag, printed on coarse, glazed cotton and a...
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Mid-20th Century United States Game Boards
Rolled paper dartboard with a Japaned tin outer ring, made by the Monroe Athletic Company in Paterson, NJ and signed by way of an applied paper label, circa WWII era.
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Antique 1850-1859 United States Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
31 STARS ARRANGED IN A RARE VARIATION OF THE “GREAT STAR” PATTERN, WITH THE WORD "VIRGINIA" PAINTED IN THE STRIPES, A PRE-CIVIL WAR FLAG, CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, 1850-1858, P...
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Antique 1870-1879 United States Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
38 STARS IN A BEAUTIFUL MEDALLION CONFIGURATION WITH 2 OUTLIERS, ON A LARGE SCALE ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG OF THE 1876-1889 ERA, COLORADO STATEHOOD: 38 star American parade fla...
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Vintage 1910-1919 United States Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
TRIANGULAR SUFFRAGETTE PENNANT ON ITS ORIGINAL STAFF, AN UNUSUAL EXAMPLE ON A WHITE GROUND AND THE ONLY ONE I HAVE ENCOUNTERED IN THIS PARTICULAR DESIGN, 1910-1920: Triangular suff...
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Antique 1890-1899 North America Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
Cotton
45 STARS IN LINEAR ROWS, WITH “DANCING” OR “TUMBLING” ORIENTATION, ON A LARGE SCALE PARADE FLAG WITH AN ELONGATED PROFILE, 1896-1908, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR ERA, UTAH STATEHOOD: 45 s...
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Antique 19th Century Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
RARE REVENUE CUTTER SERVICE FLAG WITH A BLUE EAGLE AMID AN ARCH OF 13 BLUE STARS, ON A WHITE FIELD, AND AN UNUSUAL COUNT OF 17 VERTICAL RED AND WHITE STRIPES, CA 1880-1895: United S...
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Antique 1820-1829 United States Game Boards
Masterpiece quality combination fox and geese and mill game board, in original and untouched red, ochre white and blue paint, with pinwheel quilt pattern design in the centre and a w...
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Antique 1820-1829 Settees
Chrome yellow, paint-decorated settee in an unusual triple-back-slat design with bold, shield-shaped spindles, circa 1820-1830.

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