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    Henry Clay: Spectacular Large 50" 1844 Campaign Flag Banner. One of the largest varieties of political flags ever produced at 50" x 30.5", it features a terrific bold Clay portrait in the 15.5" x 14.5" canton. Very strong reds and blues, and in excellent overall condition. The white areas show typical even toning and there is some minor light water staining, and there are three trivial tiny holes at the top from long-ago suspension. But these are really noted just for accuracy. As the photograph shows, this flag has great display presence. It is a variety especially prized by collectors because a Polk mate was also produced, offering the tantalizing possibility of owning a mated pair. It is interesting to note that the condition is clearly superior to the plate example on page 117 in Threads of History.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    June
    2nd Saturday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    June
    2nd-3rd Saturday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    6 Days 14h 7m 11s
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    Lot Tracking Activity: 13
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    This lot is in: 1 - Grand Format Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 43001-43442) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Saturday, June 2, 2018.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Heritage Auctions - Dallas
    3500 Maple Ave
    17th Floor
    Dallas, TX 75219

    Current Bid:
    $9,500
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