Preserving the American Flag
American flag cases can be purchased to display the flag that each United States military veteran receives upon his or her death, to give as a gift to a friend or relative, to display a memorial keepsake for yourself, or as a corporate patriotic tribute. These flag cases are available in several styles and finishes that will help you store and display American Flag, and even add personalization as needed.
American flag cases are ideal for current or retired military or other uniformed service people and can also be used to display medals and other items of memorabilia such as medallions, coins photos, pins, citations, badges etc. There are even American Made Medallion Cases, which are ideal to preserve not only a flag, but also other military and personal remembrances. American Flag cases also make for good gifts or for use at retiring ceremonies. Most flag cases usually come in two sizes, the smaller accommodates a standard 3′ x 5′ flag, where as the larger accommodate the burial flag, which is presented to families upon the passing of a soldier or veteran.
Some popular lines of flag cases, such as the Presidential and Heritage American flag cases are hinged and open from the front. Other American flag cases do not have hinges and must be opened from the back with a screwdriver. The tops of most American flag cases are made of glass and, therefore, the flag is visible even when the top is shut. The Heritage line of American flag cases, however, has a wood front. Therefore, the flag is visible only when the case is displayed open.
American flag cases are usually made of different types of wood such as oak, walnut or mahogany and come with a glass or clear front so you can see the flag. Most American flag cases have the option of adding an engraving plaque so that the case, and, accordingly, the flag, can be personalized. American flag cases also all come with a free wall mounting kit, but wall mounting is just one display option. American Flag cases can also be placed on a wood pedestal, which is usually available in matching wood, or on a metal stand. Display accessories are available for almost every American flag cases.
Any government issued flag should fit in almost any American flag cases. The standard size is 5″ by 9.5″ Your flag should be folded according to strict, historic traditions. Wall mounting kits are included with all of our American flag cases. Engraved plates can also be attached, with an adhesive back, to the American flag case itself.
American Flag cases can be hung on a wall or set to stand on a table. While most of our American flag cases may be mounted to a wall, some are more suitable to mantle or table display. You may also consider displaying your American flag case on a pedestal that, by elevating the flag and American flag case, focuses the attention to the flag. Most American flag case dealers offer beautiful pedestals that can be personalized with the names, dates and a service emblem. American Flag cases are a great way to display, preserve and protect cherished memories.