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Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser
Category: Antiques
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Experience:  40+ yrs. Experience, 40+yrs.Dealer buying/selling antiques.14+ yrs. Antique Store Owner. Member of AOA, AADA. Advanced studies in Antiques at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
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We have an American flag passed down in our family that is

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We have an American flag passed down in our family that is from West Virginia and we are told that it was on a relatives casket that died in the Civil War.It is from 1863 and has only 34 stars. It is very fragile, but we would like to try and save it from further deterioration and display it in some sort of case. Any suggestions?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It is a large casket size flag. We would like to have it refolded into a ahape that would display some of the stars and stripes and have it sealed in a case to prevent further deterioration. Suggestions on who or how we could do this? My original question was sent over 36 hrs ago and still have no response.
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 2 years ago.
My name is Glenda,
I will be glad to help you today.
You would need to take this a frame shop in your area, they will framed this for you in museum quality products, which are acid free. This will protect the flag. Check your local phone book for a Framer or Art Studio, an Art Studio will also have contact information on a framer you can contact.
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Glenda