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Geneva Cross flag

Sun Dec 02, 2012 05:22

Here's an odd flag. It's not marked in any way. I think the cut at an angle is unusual. Any ideas to why it's made like that? Was it so it would hang from a pole on a tent without bunching up?

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Re: Geneva Cross flag

Tue Mar 12, 2013 16:34

My best guess is that is was used on a tent or building: with the flagpole at an angle upward the flag is hanging straight down en can therefore be seen without folding.

But no hard evidence..


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Re: Geneva Cross flag

Wed Mar 13, 2013 08:11

Hi Guys,
I'm afraid this is no standard/regular Geneva Convention Flag or Marker (QMC Stock No. 5-F-2150).
I have no clue as to why it has that 'specific' shape, it just might have been adapted to fit in somewhere ... but the question, why and where, remains !

Just my two cents.
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Re: Geneva Cross flag

Thu Mar 14, 2013 05:00

The label says "For Emergency Use Only"....whatever that means. Lois

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