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8109-112. [flag] U. S. Coast Guard Ensign. c.1915-1953.

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8109-112. [flag] U. S. Coast Guard Ensign. c.1915-1953.

8109-112. [flag] U. S. Coast Guard Ensign. c.1915-1953. Official U. S. Coast Guard Ensign size #5 (15”h x 26”w) for use on small and medium size craft. Ensign manufactured for Coast Guard use and has had no use but has mothing, made of wool bunting. Field consists of vertical red/white stripes, with Coast Guard shield on crossed anchors overlaying on the right portion, with the words “Semper Paratus” [pre 1966]. Top left corner is white with U. S. eagle and shield, with an arc of 13 stars above. Stamped on hem is “Coast Guard Ensign No. 5”. Wonderful for your display and quite difficult to get these original early ensigns. Lesser condition, some light staining and moderate mothing with many holes, some up to 1”. Still good display piece. (P+). $195.