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Proclamation by the (Royal Danish) General Customs Chamber and Commercial Council of January 26, 1825, in regard of licensing + procedure of a

pilot signal flag .

No place & printer, (1825). Fol. 1 p. With printed signature Sehestedt and 12 further ones

Pilot Signal Flag Jan. 26, 1825

Danish-German parallel text. – BROADSHEET on laid paper untrimmed on three sides. – The flag, “consisting of the general Danish merchant shipping flag surrounded by one white margin equal to the fifth part of the width of the flag” and “either hoisted at the top of the foremast or at that top from which it could be seen best”, to be used not only in inland shipping, but whenever practicable also in foreign shipping “a similar arrangement has been set up at several foreign places”. – The even age-soiling in the lower half of the back shining through slightly only.

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