All About The Flag and Color

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This article used to be All About Flag Sizes that I wrote back in 2013 but I felt it needed expanding. Nomenclatures The Outside Flag The Indoor-Outdoor Color Fringe See also: To Fringe or Not to Fringe, That is the Question and Flag, Fringe, and Finial Theory. A flag does not have fringe when it is flown from a stationary …

Flag Pole Height Chart and Maritime Flag Arrangements

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For our purposes, flagpole means a permanent pole in the ground and flagstaff is one that is carried. For flagpoles a general rule of thumb is the height of the flag should be 1/3 or 1/5 the height of the flagpole (the pole should be three or five times the height of the flag). Here is an example. For a twenty-five …