SIX ALLIED BANNERS MADE IN LIBERATED FRANCE, 1944-1945 Various sizes

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Lot 274
SIX ALLIED BANNERS MADE IN LIBERATED FRANCE, 1944-1945
Various sizes

US$ 1,000 - 1,500£ 800 - 1,200
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SIX ALLIED BANNERS MADE IN LIBERATED FRANCE, 1944-1945
The six flags all mounted on wooden poles, comprising a cotton British Red Ensign flag; a cotton American national flag; two cotton French Tricolor flags; A cotton Union Jack; a cotton flag of the USSR of French production marked "U.R.S.S" with Star, heavily worn.

These flags were most probably handmade for the occasion of the liberation of French town or village, made by a local seamstress, and to be arranged in a V formation.
Various sizes

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  • Please note that the American and Russian flags are hand-painted. Please note that the British flag is a Canadian ensign. Provenance: From a house in Niort, France.
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