November 19, 2020 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


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48-Star Crème Simon American Flag

Advertising flag printed on paper, 2 x 3 in., framed, 6 x 6.75 in. Overprint: "Vivent Les Allies / Crème Simon / Soins De La Peau."

A patriotic advertising flag distributed at the end of World War II by Simon Crème as a tribute to the American armed forces for their role in liberating France from occupation by the Germans. The flag with its slogan “Hooray for the Allies” was also used by the company to promote one of its woman’s skin care products.

Provenance:J. Richard Pierce Collection of American Parade Flags

Condition:

Overall very fine to near excellent condition. Few very minor spots. Not examined outside frame. 

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$313
11/19/2020

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