Thursday, June 14, 2012

You're a Grand Old Flag

Another bit of cardboard coincidence occurred today as I received the above piece of felt in the mail today.  Imagine that, receiving a flag on Flag Day.

I picked up some Murads from a seller I frequent often, and because they have great combined shipping rates, I decided to look through the rest of their inventory, where I found the above beauty.  Since this "card" is actually felt, there is no identifying information on it about the year.  However, with a little bit of sleuthing, I discovered that the 48-star flag was used from 1912-1959, so this felt was probably made during that time.

I don't know about you, but I'll be celebrating Old Glory Day glued to the television watching the greatest test in all of golf, the US Open.

P.S.  I watched my first perfect game live last night.  Congrats to Matt Cain.  As nervous as I was for him, I can't imagine what was going through his mind, or, worse yet, his wife's mind, as he worked through the last innings.


BA Benny said...

That may be one of the coolest American Flag cards I have ever seen. Great score!

Eric L said...

I forgot to mention it, but the ONLY problem with the "card" is that it is 4 1/2" by 6", which means I have no idea how to store it and keep it protected for another 100 years.