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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Rare Signed 48-Star Flag.
    -5' x 3'. Printed stars and sewn stripes. Two metal grommets on the hoist side. With a Lexington red ink maker's stamp on the hoist.
    -Slightly toned with age, with a few very small holes, else fine.

    FDR has signed this 48-star United States flag on the fourth white horizontal stripe from its top, adjacent to the canton. FDR's signature is very bold, in black ink, measuring a full 5" inches long and 1" high. A beautiful signature on an unusual medium.


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    The extended description below was supplied by the consignor. We are making it available to our web bidders who are interested in more in-depth research and broader historical perspective. Please note that presentation (i.e. framing), lot divisions, and interpretations of condition and content may occasionally differ from our descriptions. Assertions of fact and subjective observations contained in this description represent the opinion of the consignor. These remarks have not been checked for accuracy by Heritage Auctions, and we assume no responsibility for their accuracy; they are offered purely to allow the bidder insight into the way the consignor has viewed the item(s) in question. No right of return or claim of lack of authenticity or provenance based upon this extended description will be granted.

     

    A unique and fabulous item, an original and historic 48-star flag of the United States of America from the 1930s signed by FDR on the fourth white horizontal stripe of the flag from its top, adjacent to the canton. The American flag measures an astounding 42 x 67," with a very bold signature of FDR in black ink, measuring a full 6 inches long and 1 inch high. The signature grades a "10." A very unique, historic, and patriotic FDR-related signed American flag, a truly one of a kind display.



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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    7th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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