"Remember Pearl Harbor" Japanese flag, framed
Lot 17
A pair of Victory Bond banners Remember Pearl Harbor
circa 1942 39 x 29-1/4 in. (99 x 74.2 cm.) sight. 2
US$ 1,200 - 1,800
£710 - 1,100
amended
Auction Details
"Buy Victory Bonds - Remember Pearl Harbor" U.S. flag
Lot Details
A pair of Victory Bond banners Remember Pearl Harbor
circa 1942
in the form of a 48-star American flag, and printed on red, white and blue cotton with Remember/Pearl/Harbor/Buy Victory Bonds
[not inspected out of the frame]
35-1/2 x 51-1/2 in. (90.1 x 130.8 cm.) sight.
the second, in the form of a Japanese flag, and printed on white and red cotton with Remember/Pearl Harbor/Victory/Bonds, with corner ties at the top.
[not inspected out of the frame]
39 x 29-1/4 in. (99 x 74.2 cm.) sight. (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The War Museum

    Exhibited:
    The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, New York

    These banners were used for the 2nd or 3rd war bond drive and hung over lower Broadway in New York City.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the American flag banner has 50 stars dating it circa 1954, and suggesting the US Treasury was still raising money to pay for the war debt.
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