Lot 2188
  • 2188

[D-DAY]. FLAG FROM THE USS CORRY, LEAD DESTROYER AT UTAH BEACH ON D-DAY, RESCUED BY LT. PAUL GARAY, 6 JUNE 1944

Estimate
300,000 - 500,000 USD
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Description

  • The battle-worn flag from the USS Corry (DD-463), lead destroyer at Utah Beach on D-Day, rescued by bronze-star recipient Lt. Paul Garay as she was sinking, 6 June 1944
48 star American flag (approximately 29 by 30 ½ in; 736 x 775 mm), canton with 48 white stars sewn on a blue ground, horizontal red and white stripes, two brass grommets to hoist; soiled, discolored, and tattered in the course of action. Handsomely mounted to black cloth and framed to 36 ½ x 37 ½ inches. 
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