Antique 25 star American flag with incredible overprint dating it to a Republican Parade in the Philippines. This is an incredible piece of American history and a very rare find. Please do not hesitate to message us with more questions.
The flag is about 40 inches by 24.5 inches, and has 25 stars on each side.
The flag has a very interesting overprint along the front side of the flag which looks to say ‘Republican Parade / Mindanao Island PI / On November 6th 1900 / Company 1 31st Infantry’. This overprint makes the flag extra special since it can give us a time and place this flag was. It looks to have been used in a Republican Parade on the Mindanao island in the Philippines during the United States – Philippines War.
November 6th 1900, was also a special day back in the United States since it was election day in the 1900 president election which saw a the Republican ticket of McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt which might but the reason for the Republican Parade.
The flag has its flaws as seen in the pictures but is in fairly good condition.
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