Two Reigart Relics Associated with American Revolutionary War Icon Betsy Ross. A turned wooden box with removable lid, 3" high, 1 1/2" diameter, to which is attached and ink script tag, "Box made of a piece of the House 239 Arch St. Philadelphia where the first American Flag (was) made (Cen)tennial 1876. Additionally, attached to the bottom of the box is an ink script tag, "Box made of the House where the first American Flag was made 239 Arch St." Folded up inside the box is a 19th century newspaper article about Betsy Ross and the making of the flag. A 4 3/4" X 6 1/4" wooden frame with cardboard backing to which is attached a newspaper illustration of the Betsy Ross house and a newspaper article dated June 14, 1893 about Betsy Ross. Also attached to the back is an ink script note,"This Frame is made of a piece of the Wood of the House in which the First American Flag was made between May 23d and June 7th 1777". A set of truly rare and unique Revolutionary War artifacts.

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