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THE ULTIMATE DESK FLAG SET IN EVERY DETAIL.  This impressive desk flag set consists of one 8″x12″ 100% nylon taffeta U.S. Flag with individually sewn stripes, and tiny but carefully embroidered stars – mounted on tapered 24-inch walnut finished staff with miniature brass plated eagle ornament.  Golden yellow fringe adorns 3 sides of the flag, braided cord and tassels. The fine polished walnut-finished base completes this beautiful and rare set, perfect to give as a gift that will be cherished for many years.  Each set individually boxed.

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15th Anniversary of 9/11

As the 15th Anniversary of 9/11 approaches, we’ve been honored to offer the “Flag of Honor” and “Flag of Heroes” flags, made by Annin, since their inception.

And now we have added The Thin Blue Line flag to our line.  Originating in the United Kingdom but now prevalent in the U.S. and Canada to commemorate fallen law enforcement officers and to symbolize the relationship of law enforcement in the community as the protectors of fellow citizens from criminal elements.  Both designs have become popular among law enforcement personnel, their families, and their supporters.

Through the end of September, you can take 10% off your entire purchase by using coupon code 1471010810 in the check out page.

 


Patriot Day is September 11th

Patriot Day
 Display your Flag at Halfstaff from Sunrise to Sunset

In 2001, Patriot Day was added to the Flag Holidays listed in section 174 of the US Flag Code. On December 18, 2001, President Bush signed Public Law No: 107-89, designating September 11th as Patriot Day. State and local governments and the people of the United States are asked to observe Patriot Day with appropriate programs and activities to honor the individuals who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks on that date in 2001.

The day has also been designated as a day that the US flag should be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sundown, not just until noon as is done on Memorial Day. In addition the people of the United States are asked to observe a moment of silence on Patriot Day in remembrance of the victims.

Many people have asked if Government offices, schools, banks, etc. will be closed on that day. We don’t have that information at this time but as decisions are made we will keep you informed.

Patriot Day should not be confused with Patriot’s Day, a regional holiday celebrated in New England on the third Monday in April which commemorates Paul Revere’s ride and the battle of Lexington & Concord during the Revolutionary War. The Boston Marathon is run on Patriot’s Day every year.

Buy USA Flags for Sale – An Act of Patriotism

usa flags for saleHow long has it been since you’ve purchased a new flag?  Was it before people started shopping on the web?  Perhaps this is the first time you’ve searched for USA flags for sale.  If you are unfamiliar with the traditions behind the American flag, now might be a good time to brush up on the history and symbolism of the flag.  Not that this is a requirement for new flag owners, but as a history buff I never miss an opportunity to help a fellow American develop a greater appreciation for the Stars and Stripes.

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Collecting Historical Flags – Not Just for History Buffs!

historical flagsIf there was ever a season for patriotism, this is it.  Memorial Day is closely followed by Flag Day and then Independence Day, which means you will be seeing a lot more flags flying in every neighborhood.  But many people are taking the patriotic spirit to a new level by collecting historical flags of the United States.  Here are just a few examples of the flags that are most commonly requested by collectors who visit FlagPro.com.

The Star-Spangled Banner (1795) – This iconic flag became the official flag of the United States on May 1st of 1795, when two new stars were added for Vermont and Kentucky.  The only flag to have more than 13 stripes, this historical banner was used for 23 years.  It was the Star – Spangled Banner that was made into an oversized “garrison” flag during the War of 1812 just to be sure that the British would have no difficulty seeing it from a distance.  During the bombardment of Fort McHenry, it was this large 30-foot tall version of the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the famous anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

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Time for New American Flags? USA Flag Code Dictates How to Retire an Old One

colorado medicare supplement quotesSummer is just around the corner, and it’s time to start preparing your home for patriotic holidays.  Before you know it, you will be firing up the barbecue grill and slicing watermelon for a Fourth of July gathering, but don’t forget to check the condition of your American flags.  Flags that are hung out side for most of the summer can get weather-beaten and faded.  They can look too shabby to display, yet many people are reluctant to dispose of them.

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Why Buy Flags Made in America?

flags made in america + usaWell, it looks like spring is finally here and the homeowner’s focus has turned to the outdoors.  After removing all the dead leaves and mulching the flower beds, it’s time to dust off the barbecue grill and unfurl the flag for another season.  It may even be time for some new flags.  But are you sure your flags are made in America?  An alarming number of American flags are no longer “made in the USA,” and if there is one item where patriotism trumps price, it is the good old “Stars and Stripes.”

According to an article published in the Cleveland Plain Dealer (July 29, 2011), the U.S. Senate unanimously voted that any American flags bought with U.S. tax dollars must be made entirely in America.  The bill, which was sponsored by Senator Sherrod Brown (OH) is important to national flag makers like the Advertising Flag Company (www.FlagPro.com) and many other U.S.-based flag manufacturers. In an effort to support flags made in America, the federal government will only buy flags from certified small enterprises based in the United States.

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Get American Flags for Sale Online and Learn the Flag Code

american flags for sale onlineThe United States Flag Code was written to ensure that the American flag would be treated with the utmost respect, which also includes the way in which the flag is disposed and the specific methods used to fly the flag at half-staff. When you buy American flags for sale online at a flag store like FlagPro.com, it’s easy to just pick out the flags you want and be on your way. But according to this popular flag manufacturer, Americans need to spend time getting familiar with the U.S. Flag Code.  Flying the American flag is a patriotic act but it also requires a certain level of responsibility.  While this may not be the most interesting reading, most flag owners pick up on the various rules of etiquette without reading the entire code.

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Get Ready for Spring – Buy American Flags for Sale Online

american flags for sale onlineWinter may not yet be over, but people’s attention has already turned to the outdoors. After a mild winter in the Northeast, expect to see your neighbors out there refinishing decks and planting flowers a little earlier this year.  A big part of the preparation for spring involves flying the American flag, and now it’s easier than ever to find American flags for sale online.

There is nothing quite like the look of a fresh new flag flying on your front porch or flag pole.  With the excellent selection of flags available from FlagPro.com and the Advertising Flag Company, it’s easy to find the right size and fabric for your new American flag.  Here, you will find dozens of different American flags, flag hardware and flag poles, plus several other types of flags for decoration and promotion.

Before buying American flags for sale online, there are a few “rules” in the U.S. Flag Code that homeowners and business owners often overlook. The highlights of this well-known “code” were recently featured in a few news articles as a reminder to Americans that there are “rules” concerning the flying of the American flag.   Every once in a while, it’s a good idea to look at the United States Flag Code to be sure you’re giving the Stars and Stripes the proper respect.

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Flag Blog – Buy American Flags from American Companies

flag blogWriting a flag blog about American made flags isn’t always easy. There seem to be fewer and fewer companies in American making flags these days and yet there are even fewer patriots who would want to own an American flag that was made in China.  Flying the American flag isn’t just something you do in front of a school, post office or public building.  It is a highly personal act of patriotism for homeowners and business owners across the country.  When one displays the flag, it is not just to display patriotic spirit; it is to demonstrate that you still believe in the values on which this country was founded.

The Advertising Flag Company has been a manufacturer and purveyor of American flags since 1936, and they continue to expand on their inventory while increasing their capabilities within the promotional flag-making space.  As an American company that is truly committed to supporting the U.S. economy by keeping their operations stateside, the Advertising Flag Company is the kind of business that should be patronized by American families and business owners.

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Banners and Flags Make Great Gifts for Everyone on Your List!

banners and flagsThe holidays will be here and gone before you know it; do you have that special gift picked out yet?  Everyone has someone on their list that is hard to buy for; maybe it’s their intellectual history-professor-type dad, or their college-football-fanatic nephew.  Perhaps it’s that friend who recently moved into the neighborhood.  Did you know that all of these people and more would love to receive banners and flags?

Colorful banners and flags may seem more like an advertising gimmick than a gift, but in reality there is a flag out there for everyone on your list.  The best part about buying flags for your loved ones is you don’t even need to leave home. They can all be purchased from the comfort of your computer chair.

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Want to Learn More About the Flags of the USA? Visit Our Flag Store

flag store + usaAs you probably could guess, the flag of the USA is the most recognizable flag on the planet, and it is certainly the most popular one sold at this online flag store. There is something about the stars and stripes that conjure up so many images of American victories in battle, courageous soldiers, and an independent spirit that succeeds against all odds.  Even non-Americans have no trouble picking out the American flag in a lineup of international flags. That’s because unlike many other national banners, it doesn’t rely on a few blocks of color; the bold symbols of the USA are incorporated into its design.

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United States Flag Store Says Americans Should Learn Flag Etiquette

united states flag storeWhen you visit a United States flag store, like the one at FlagPro.com, it’s easy to just pick out the flags you want and be on your way. But according to this popular flag manufacturer, Americans need to spend time reading the U.S. Flag Code.  While this may not be the most interesting reading, it’s easy to pick up on the various rules of etiquette without reading the entire codebook. 

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Flag-Flying Season is here – Time to Buy American Flags for Sale Online

american flags for sale onlineWell, we’re already past our first official flag-flying holiday of the year, Memorial Day, and it won’t be long before the flags are flying again on Independence Day.  If you were caught off guard and unable to buy American flags for sale online this yet this year, then there are still some options.  One of them is the website, FlagPro.com, the online store for the Advertising Flag Company.  Here, you will find dozens of different American flags, flag hardware and flag poles, plus several other types of flags for decoration and promotion.

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A New Hobby for Flag Collectors and Historians – Collecting City Flags of the USA

city flags of the usaLearning about our national heritage is an exciting pursuit for history buffs, and for collectors there is plenty of national memorabilia to keep it interesting. But if you are filled with civic pride or have a special place in your heart for the city of your birth, then there is another way to indulge your love of history.  Why not start collecting city flags of the USA?

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