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Huge British Royal Navy Red Ensign Flag

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Huge British Royal Navy Red Ensign Flag Antique red ensign  red duster
Stretching to almost eleven and a half feet and double hand stitched in heavy cloth, this mammoth appliqué red ensign flag would have flown from a large ship, such as a conventional Destroyer, around a century ago.
Small holes frequent the flag but there are no tears or rips and the overall condition, considering the age is good. There is a rope and toggle for pole attachment, still in tact.

The Red Ensign or "Red Duster" as it’s endearingly known is a flag that originated in the early 17th century as a British ensign flown by the Royal Navy and later specifically by British merchantmen. The precise date of its first appearance is not known, but surviving receipts indicate that the Navy was paying to have such flags sewn during the 1620s. It is currently used as the civil ensign of the United Kingdom.

This is quite simply a quality antique flag that has immense decorative and historical appeal.
Price
£245.00  UK
$310.37  USA
285.52  EU
 The price has been listed in British Pounds.
Conversion rates as of 16/MAY/2024. Euro & Dollar prices will vary and should only be used as a guide.
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DimensionsHeight 67 inches Width 137 inches Date c.1910-30  George V Antiques Origin British Condition Good. Item code as155a376 Status Sold

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Doe and HopePrivate dealer, By appointment only
The Onion Barn, Shoe Cottage,
15 High Street, Blunham,
Bedfordshire, MK44 3NL.
MK44 3NL

Tel : 07729 213013

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