Guam National Flag Printed
Printed National Flag
- 115gsm Flag Fabric.
- Double stitched hems with triple stitched fly edge.
- Reinforced header tape.
- Rope and toggle fixings (or eyelets upon request).
- Compatible with all standard external and internal flagpole halyard systems.
Printed flags manufactured in bold colour fast colours that are resistant to the ageing effects of the sun. Our flags are made to the highest quality and are designed for regular use on outdoor flagpoles.If you would like more information call our sales team on 0161 653 6381
Approved 9 February 1948. The basic design of the flag was approved on 4 July 1917, and in 1948, a narrow red border was added. The blue stands for the Pacific Ocean. The seal is in the shape of a sling-shot used by the ancient Chamorros for hunting and warfare. It is a symbol of the protection and endurance of the home government. The seal depicts a typical landscape in Guam, seen from the mouth of the Agana River. The lonely coconut palm tree escaped being uprooted during the destructive typhoon of 1918 and therefore symbolizes perseverance, courage, strength and usefulness (coconut is the main crop for the island). In the distance is 'Two Lovers' Point', which represents faithfulness to a good cause. According to legend, two lovers preferred to kill themselves by jumping from the Point rather than be forced to marry someone they did not love. The outrigger canoe recalls the fame of the native people, the Chamorros, for their nautical skills. It stands for bravery and skill in making the best of one's environment.
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