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                                             OLDER GLORY                                           COLLECTING OLD GLORY


                                  Ever wonder what to do when the stars and         Vexillology is the scholarly study of flags. Flag collecting is not quite
                                stripes of the American flag become worn, torn    the same, but it’s close.
                                 or tattered? This website will educate you on      American flag collecting, especially of those with unusual configurations
                                 the proper way to retire a flag as well as how   or interesting variations, started hitting its stride in the last three decades
                                         to fold and properly display Old Glory.  and some American flags can be worth as much as $20,000.
                                                                                    American flag collecting  gained  in  popularity  during  the 1976
                                                        Related:                  Bicentennial  as well as during  the  Sept. 11  tragedy. Several good
                                  informational flag collecting sites exist on the web.

                                                                                  A clearing house for appraisal and assessment of vintage American flags.

                                                             St. Petersburg

                        40 DEALERS
              I-275 EXIT @ 22nd Avenue No.
              Head East on 22nd Avenue No.
             Turn LEFT at MLK St. No. (9th St.)         Antiques Dealers
                 2400 MLK Street North
                  St. Petersburg, FL
                    727-821-2206   727-560-8568
                         Shop Info   Buyers & Estate Info Hotline
               OPEN 12-5PM Tuesday-Sunday                                                   Pgs. 10-12
                ***  WE BUY   ***
          Civil War items  -  vintage Weapons  -  Quilt  samplers
          estate DiamonDs - military - olD photos - ameriCana 1
          Fishing  -  Costume JeWelry  -  DeCoys  -  silver & golD

                                                                                     ANTIQUE GALLERIES of St. Petersburg
                                                                                                 450 34th Street N.  (US 19)
                                                                                                St. Petersburg, FL 33713

                                                                                         Over 90 Quality Dealers, 16,000 Sq Ft, Wide Aisles,
                                                                                       Easy On/Off I-275, Lots of Free Parking, Air Conditioned
                                                                                                Always Buying Estates & Quality Items
                    ANTIQUE MARKETPLACE                                                Fine Art & Sculpture - Old Masters to Folk Art, Antique, Mid-Century,
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                       & BAY AREA AUCTION                                             Designer & Shabby Chic Furniture, Fine & Vintage Jewelry, Art Pottery,
                        & BAY AREA AUCTION
                                                                                           Sterling Silver Pieces, American, African, Asian Furnishings,
                    8010 US 19 N                                              OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK  Stained & Art Glass, Books, Catalogs, Tools, Nautical,
            PINELLAS PARK, FL 33781                                   MON-SAT 10-5               Toys, Architectural Salvage, Garden & Yard Art
                    727-549-0450                                                SUN - 12-5

            Visit our 11,000+ Sq. Ft. Mall with over 80 dealers, booths & cases.                              Visit us at:
          Featuring large collections of antiques, collectibles, mid century, Vintage hardware,
            die cast cars, trucks, and tractors etc., antique toys, jewelry, paintings/artwork,
           indoor & outdoor decor, furniture, early American pressed glass, and lots more!                                 Visit our Showroom
                                 Fun for all, 7 days a week.                                                             Mon-Sat 10-5 • Sun 12-5
         Impressive collection of clocks & lighting, with reputable repair services available.                                 727 321-3331
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                      auctioneers, warehouse crew, and office staff.
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