This is the latest addition to the Newlyn Collection
. Ray bought this U.S. flag at a collectors fair recently and I have to say its a lovely find. The 48 Star Flag came into being in 1912, with the addition of New Mexico and Arizona to the Union. It was official for 47 years, longer than any other U.S. flag, and was used during both World Wars. Eight Presidents served under this flag, the last being Dwight D. Eisenhower.
|Ray in his Man Cave with his new flag|
Ray's collection is growing all the time yet somehow he still fits it inside one tiny room. Either he has a secret stash somewhere else or he's started tunneling!
Great bit of memorabilia!!ReplyDelete
That's a great find. And some interesting facts to go with it.ReplyDelete
Excellent find to add to an already impressive collection!ReplyDelete
Awesome. Great to have.ReplyDelete
That's beautiful and I'll go with tunnelling!ReplyDelete
Great looking flagReplyDelete