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Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques

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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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Dauphin County Pennsylvania Paint Decorated Dower Chest Made for Madlen Nafzer
Located in York County, PA
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Paint-Decorated Dower Chest, Made for Madlen Nafzer in 1808 This colorful Pennsylvania German dower chest, with pinwheels and tiny flowers on Robin's ...
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Antique Early 19th Century American Painted Furniture

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Maine Country Sheraton Chest of Drawers
Located in York County, PA
Country Sheraton transitional chest of drawers with stenciled and hand painted decoration on a white ground, maine origin, circa 1830-1850 Paint-decorated chest of two over four d...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Painted Furniture

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Wood

Oversized, Paint-Decorated Baseball Bat Presented to J. Whipple
Located in York County, PA
Over-sized, Paint-Decorated Baseball Bat, Presented To "J. Whipple" of the "Erie Baseball Club," circa 1858-1870s This remarkable bat, the best 19th century example that I have ev...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Sculptures and Carvings

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Native American "Good Luck" Horseshoe Beadwork
Located in York County, PA
Native American “Good Luck” Horseshoe Beadwork Whimsey, Dated 1909, Iroquois, Upstate, New York Iroquois Indian beaded whimsy, made in upstate New York, in the Niagara Falls regio...
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Antique Early 1900s American Native American Objects

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Beads

Siamese Twin Mermaid Carving Attributed to the "Cape Carver"
Located in York County, PA
Carving Of Siamese Twin Mermaids, Attributed To The "Cape Carver" Who Worked Near Sandwich, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Late 19th Century: American folk carving of mermaids as...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Sculptures and Carvings

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Set of 6 Green Plank-Seaded Spindle-Back Chairs with Rose Decoration
Located in York County, PA
Set of 6, green, plank-seated, spindle-back, paint-decorated, Pennsylvania chairs, circa 1845-1870 Set of 6 paint-decorated, Pennsylvania, plank-seated chairs, in kelly green, dec...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Painted Furniture

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Set of 6 Ochre White Plank-Seated Pennsylvania Chairs with Rose Decoration
Located in York County, PA
Set of 6, ochre white / putty-colored, plank-seated, lyre back, Pennsylvania chairs with strong decoration, circa 1840-1860 Set of 6 paint-decorated, Pennsylvania, plank-seated ch...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Painted Furniture

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30 Star Flag, Pre-Civil War Ear, Haloed Center Star, Wisconsin Statehood
Located in York County, PA
30 STAR FLAG OF THE PRE-CIVIL WAR ERA, A RARE AND BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE EXAMPLE WITH A DOUBLE-WREATH CONFIGURATION THAT FEATURES A LARGE, HALOED CENTER STAR, WISCONSIN STATEHOOD, 1848-18...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Cotton

13 Star Betsy Ross Pattern Flag, Signed by Great Granddaughter Sarah Wilson
Located in York County, PA
13 Hand-embroidered Stars And Expertly Hand-sewn Stripes On An Antique American Flag Made In Philadelphia By Sarah M. Wilson, Great-granddaughter Of Betsy Ross, Signed & Dated 1911 ...
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20th Century American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Silk

34 Star American Flag, Steel Blue Canton, Kansas Statehood
Located in York County, PA
Antique civil war flag with 34 large stars, oriented in all directions, on a rich, steel blue canton, reflects Kansas statehood, 1861-1863 34 star American national flag with a nu...
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Antique 1860s Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Wool

44 Star American Flag, Small Scale Stars, Wyoming Statehood, circa 1890-1896
Located in York County, PA
44 Stars in Zigzagging Rows on a Small Scale Antique American Flag with an Attractive, Elongated Profile, Wyoming Statehood, 1890-1896: 44 star American national flag, made in the...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Wool

WWII 48 Star American Flag Made in France or Belgium to Welcome US Troops
Located in York County, PA
WWII American Flag With An Elongated Profile, A Sky Blue Canton, And 48 Six-pointed Stars With Star-of-david Profiles; Probably Made In France Or Belgium To Welcome U.s. Troops Follo...
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Vintage 1940s European Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Cotton

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