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Nautical Signal Flags Display

SKU: 19314


Despite our ever-connected world, even in the middle of the ocean, mariners of every stripe still use nautical flags to communicate. The practice dates back to ancient times, being the most effective way to send messages in a snap. It remains equally effective today. In fact, naval personnel use nautical flags to communicate with allied forces as well as their own ships.

Use our decorative signal board to explore the meaning of these flags.

15 1/4" w x 23" h x 2" d