Flag Collecting

Historical Flags Sold at Auction

Freeman’s Auctioneer’s and Appraisers has been in the business of finding valuable antiquities and selling them to avid collectors since 1805. This past week, on Monday April 30th, 2012, Freeman’s auctioned off some truly beautiful pieces of history in the form of historic and rare naval flags that date back prior to the Civil War. These pieces …

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The War of 1812: The Bicentennial

  The War of 1812 began in June of 1812, when the United States declared war on Great Britain. This marked the first time that the United States declared war on another sovereign state. The war was a result of the lingering tensions from the American Revolutionary war and the first conflict would take place before on Lake Ontario …

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Flag Collecting in 2011

Flags first began as a tool for military procedures, and for visual direction for armies during battle. Since then flags have evolved to be used for a variety of different things from pure decoration to national pride. However the tradition of collecting flags is a fairly recent development in the history of flags that continues …

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