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USSR // Georgia SSR // state flag

Sub-collection: Wedel Family

USSR // Georgia SSR / state flag

The red hammer and sickle with star in a blue sun in canton, blue bar in upper part of flag was Adopted 11 April 1951. The use of blue in this flag is curious as blue was never widely used on historic Georgian flags. It may derive from the arms which feature the Caucasus Mountains in blue. However, it [...]

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