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28 Jun 2017 3:57 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "Large flags for wal decration" to "Large flags for wall decoration?"

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ecaminis Supporting Member of TMP28 Jun 2017 3:51 p.m. PST

Thinking of putting flags from my Napoleonic armies on my wargaming room. Something around 12"x 16"(depending on originals dimensions). Not sure if a decal would be alright( or even available) or a cloth one. Does anyone know of a source of something like this? So far I have found a US flag that's 12x16, but there are a lot more I would need. Any tips would be helpful.

ecaminis Supporting Member of TMP28 Jun 2017 3:53 p.m. PST

Obviously I need to look at what I type for a title. I meant to say wall decoration.

YogiBearMinis Supporting Member of TMP28 Jun 2017 4:19 p.m. PST

One resource would be if you had digital images, a Kinkos or banners shop could print you your flags. It is essentially no different from the printing of sale banners or such that countless businesses, clubs, and events use. I had a banner printed for a summer vacation bible school week that was on some sort of flexible plastic/cloth material, maybe 8'x4' and about $60. USD Doing smaller things like you are suggesting should be affordable.

jedburgh28 Jun 2017 4:56 p.m. PST

This German company makes Napoleonic flags among many others.


wrgmr128 Jun 2017 5:16 p.m. PST

Sea war store has Napoleonic flag shirts, we bought some for our group. Just cut the flag out and it's cheaper than 49 euro.


Grelber28 Jun 2017 7:18 p.m. PST

You could look into the print then iron on pages. They will be smaller than you want, but might still be large enough for your purposes. This might work better for the more obscure countries/units.


Personal logo The Virtual Armchair General Sponsoring Member of TMP29 Jun 2017 9:50 a.m. PST

Would you consider printing digitally created flags to your preferred size, for framing? This would be your least expensive recourse, but their are cloth materials out there you can print directly to via your home printer, also.

In any case, displaying relevant flags is a fine idea for anyone's War Room. (Though personally, I have to draw the line at putting Nazi types on my walls.)


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