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45 Star Flag - (1896-1908) (U.S.)

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[U.S. 45 star flag 1896] image by Clay Moss, 6 February 2007



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Description of the flag

In 1896, one star was added, representing Utah, bringing the total number of stars to 45. There were thirteen stripes representing the thirteen original colonies.
Rick Wyatt, 5 April 1998

The 45 star US flag flew from 4 July, 1896, to 3 July, 1908.
Clay Moss, 6 February 2007


Jack

[U.S. 45 star jack 1896] image by Clay Moss, 6 February 2007


Other Star Patterns

[U.S. 45 star flag 1896] [U.S. 45 star flag 1896] [U.S. 45 star flag 1896] images by Rick Wyatt

I have three small examples in my collection and none of them are the same. Here are the descriptions:
Stars: 7-8-8-8-8-6 aligned:
Stars: 7-8-8-8-8-6 aligned:
Stars: 8-7-7-8-7-8 aligned:
Dave Martucci, 22 September 1999