June 13, 2019 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati
Ends June 24, 2019


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13-Star Nautical Flag

Nautical flag, 57 X 92 in. "O.C. & K.R. Wilson" on cotton hoist with brass grommets. Worsted wool US Yacht ensign features red and white stripes, blue corner field with 13 machine-stitched cotton stars encircled around a "fouled" anchor. 

Originally founded as Jarrard & Wilson ca 1880, Kendrick R. Wilson and Oliver C. Wilson purchased the company and formed O. C. and K. R. Wilson, Ship Chandlery and Engineers' Supplies. Based out of New Jersey and then New York City, the company was a major distributor of Plymouth Cordage Co. rope and other nautical supplies, selling to tugs, barges, ships, and yachts.

Condition:

Scattered mothing and stains. Light toning of white wool. See photographs for details. 

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$313
06/13/2019

 

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