Antique Car Ornament, Annin Patriotic US Car Ornament, Parade Car Ornament, Complete with all 5 Original 48 Star Flags, 1920s
A unique find, this is an antique Annin Car Ornament, the US Shield with the attachment apparatus, and the original 5 flags with 48 stars that were inserted into the flag holders that are part of the ornament.
I scoured the internet and was able to find a photo of this piece (complete with the 5 flags) mounted on a 1920s Ford. I have photographed this piece on this picture to give you an idea of the uniqueness and age of this piece. Almost 100 years, I date it just after World War I. Came from an Estate Sale in my hometown.
I cleaned it up a bit, and it looks to me that 2 of the original screws were replaced with brass screws. The flags, amazingly, do not have any tears or rips, some small stains, generally discolored from age. To find this with the 5 flags, well, is just crazy good.
If you are an antique car buff, or a collector of patriotic memorabilia, you will love this set.
Shield measures 3 inches by 2 1/2 inches. The original mounting bracket measures 4 1/2 inches by 2 inches. The flags measure 5 3/4 inches by 4 inches. The flag poles measure 10 1/2 inches long.
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