Constructed of dyed cotton bunting, this one-sided flag measures approximately 72cm by 40cm. The Red Ensign proudly features the Union Jack to its Canton and the 1870’s to 1905 Canadian Coat of Arms on the Fly. Surrounding the 5 provincial crest is a wreath laurel and beaver. Research of this flag has proven difficult. Sources suggest its use as a homecoming flag for North-West Rebellion soldiers, while the Canadian War Museum identifies these flags as being carried by First World War soldiers. Sources have been provided in the above tab “sources”. The flag has minor wear and soiling. It displays exceptionally well when folded or in static display cases.
Victorian / Pre World War One Canadian Red Ensign Flag (4)
1 in stock
SKU: A-0142 Categories: Allied Powers, Canada, Great Britain, and Commonwealth, The First World War 1914 - 1918, Uncategorized, Victorian / Boer War
Canadian War Museum Link https://www.warmuseum.ca/firstworldwar/objects-and-photos/equipment-and-vehicles/uniforms-and-personal-gear/canadian-red-ensign/ North-West Rebellion Link https://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/ca-1873.html
Constructed of hardened brown leather, a regimental sporran with accompanying belt. The sporran is assembled from multi-piece leather by running stitches, and rivets. Firmly stamped into the flap, the number 42 suggests issue to the 42nd Battalion CEF (Royal Highlanders of Canada).