Lot 408: c. 1837 25-Star American Printed Gause Cloth Fabric Parade Flag with Hand Pole
October 29, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
c. 1837 25-Star American Printed Gause Cloth Parade Flag
c. 1837, Antique 25-Star American Parade Flag, measuring 2" x 1 5/8", Printed Gause Cloth Fabric with original Hand Pole, Choice Extremely Fine.
The 25-Star American Flag became the official United States Flag on July 4th, 1836. A star was added for the admission of the State of Arkansas (June 15th, 1836), and was to last for just one year. Two United States Presidents to served under this Flag, Andrew Jackson (1829-1837) and Martin Van Buren (1837-1841). This Flag is in exceptionally clean bright condition having excellent eye appeal.