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U.S. Revenue Marine Ensign 1874.

Sub-collection: Mastai - Early American Flags

13 Star U.S Revenue Marine Ensign & Custom House Flag 1871.
This flag was implemented in August 1, 1799, when the Secretary of the Treasury issued an order announcing that the new ensign would consist of 16 vertical stripes, alternating red and white, corresponding to the number of states comprising the Union by 1799.

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