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46 Star Flag - (1908-1912) (U.S.)

Last modified: 2014-05-10 by rick wyatt
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[U.S. 46 star flag 1908] image by Rick Wyatt, 5 April 1998

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Description of the flag

In 1908, one star was added, representing Oklahoma, bringing the total number of stars to 46. There were thirteen stripes representing the thirteen original colonies.
Rick Wyatt, 5 April 1998

Variant Design

[U.S. 46 star flag variant] image by Clay Moss, 30 March 2014

I recently ordered some inexpensive polyester flags for my classroom. One of them was a 46 star U.S. flag with this unusual pattern. The pattern is basically a staggered 48 star pattern, minus 2 stars.
Clay Moss, 30 March 2014

That 46 flag looks like somebody just added a star to the last line of a 45-star flag canton.
Pete Loeser, 31 March 2014