Old Glories: A Salute to Antique U.S. Flags, and Where to Find One

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Old Glories: A Salute to Antique U.S. Flags, and Where to Find One

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GROWING UP outside Philadelphia, the “Cradle of Liberty,” I couldn’t avoid the trappings of Yankee patriotism. The flag-waving fervor reached numbing levels in 1976, when banners paraded, bunting draped and star-spangled tchotchkes proliferated: mugs, key chains, T-shirts, bikinis.

An unlikely trigger, the revival of 1969’s “Easy Rider,” made the teen me see the red, white and blue with more appreciative eyes. I loved the look of…

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