06/14/2019 News and Film, Auctions, Collections
Recognized as one of the most comprehensive collections of historic American Flags, The Stars and Stripes Collection of Dr. Peter J. Keim ranges from 13-star Flags to 50-star Flags, with most in-between iterations. Built over 40 years with passion, perseverance and a steadfast commitment to rarity and historical significance, the collection includes an impressive array of over 400 Flags, as well as related books, patriotic memorabilia and artifacts from 19th and 20th century popular culture.
Lynda Cain, Vice President and Head of the American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts Department, Lynda Cain
Over the years, Flags from Dr. Keim's collection have been featured in numerous publications, programs and museum exhibitions across the country. They were also prominently displayed twice in the famed windows at Bergdorf Goodman on 5th Ave. in New York City.
Chairman Alasdair Nichol
Prior to their exhibition and sale, highlights from the collection will be touring to various historically significant cities along the Eastern Seaboard. Stay tuned over the coming months as additional details about this exciting single-owner sale are announced.