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    United States Thirty-eight Star Flag, Circa 1877. The flag, 140" x 68", is constructed of wool bunting. The stars, in an 8-7-8-7-8 configuration, are cut into the blue field and overlaid with white bunting. The hoist has a 1.5" reinforced channel with a rope halyard and one brass swivel. The thirty-eight star flag was authorized with the entrance of Colorado into the Union and remained the specified flag until July 4, 1890 when Idaho was granted statehood. The fly has repair at the bottom, moderate weakness at the hoist, and a few small holes, else very fine.

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    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
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