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trunkman's loves1256 of 4166Trunk Family love token brooch probably made at the turn of the century 1800/1900
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    Posted 6 years ago

    verbatim
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    These flags were aquired in Brisbane, Australia.
    History has a way of showing itself. I found a bunch of old flags hiding in a cup. Looking closer, I found that the flags had been signed by sailors from the USS Chicago and the USS Portland. The ships entered the Brisbane port in March 1941. It was regarded as one of the biggest parades in Brisbane.
    I have found an image of American sailors signing the flags while in port. I am assuming the flag belonged to a Josephine as it is marked on the flag.

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Interesting find!
    2. verbatim verbatim, 6 years ago
      Thanks Racer!
    3. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 6 years ago
      v. cool!

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