US // Army / Coast Artillery HQ

Sub-collection: U.S. Military

This noteworthy variant WWI guidon does not conform to the 1886 guidon specifications in that it is not swallow-tailed and has a reverse hoist. It was probably acquired locally and used to indicate a HQ. The hoist was probably reversed so that the guidon read correctly as you approached the HQ building.

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