WORLD WAR II. A CAPTURED JAPANESE FLAG REPURPOSED AS A PROMOTIONAL BANNER FOR U.S. VICTORY BONDS, CA. 1941–19
2,000 - 3,000 USD
- A captured Japanese flag repurposed as a promotional banner for U.S. Victory Bonds, ca. 1941–19
A silk Japanese "Rising Sun" battle flag (38 1/8 x 28 5/8 in.; 968 x 728 mm), overprinted in black with the slogan "Remember | Pearl | Harbor | Victory | Bonds"; soiled, some tears and stains, possibly blood. Framed and glazed.
The War Museum (Bonhams New York, 5 June 2014, lot 239)