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Pre-1955 Soviet Flag?

Article about: Hi guys! This supposedly came out of a veteran's estate in New Jersey. It looks period to me, but what do you guys think? WWII-era Soviet flags are rare birds, for sure. Thanks, Mo

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    Hi guys!

    This supposedly came out of a veteran's estate in New Jersey. It looks period to me, but what do you guys think? WWII-era Soviet flags are rare birds, for sure.

    Thanks,
    Mo
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    Hi Mo, looks ok to me.

    Hard to say if it was actually Soviet made or not.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Hi Ade, thanks for your input. I didn't think about whether or not it is Soviet-made. I guess it could have been made in a variety of places. Either way, it looks old enough, and I like it. haha

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    Hi ,

    Personally i do not think it is a military flag.

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    I don't think it is, either. I'm not really sure what it was used for though.

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    Not an military flag in my opinion either, but the hammer and sickle are still pre-1953 pattern, which is nice.

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    I got the flag in the mail the other day. The construction, quality, and 'Russia' written on it make me think that it is U.S. manufacture, pre-1953, but used in a school. I can't think of any other reason why this flag would exist. I imagine it probably was hung up with a bunch of other flags in a history or geography classroom.

    Either way, it's still super rare IMO. I am excited to have it. lol

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