Perfect for Patriotic Memorials
Flag display cases have been used by families for decades to display the American Flag that each United States military veteran receives upon his or her death. Each year more than 600,000 flags are presented to military personnel and their families in honor of dedication and service to their country. An additional 250,000 flags are flown over capitol buildings commemorating birthdays, honors and special achievements. Flag display cases are also used to display flags having some historical or memorable significance.
Flag display cases are typically available in a variety of styles and finishes that will help you personalize the memory of your loved-one. Flag display cases are the perfect way to preserve, protect, and proudly display these cherished memories. Flag display cases can also be purchased from with an American flag that can be displayed patriotically.
Flag display cases are usually made of may varieties of wood such as oak, walnut or mahogany and come with a glass or clear front so you can see the flag. Flag display cases generally come with engraved metal or brass plates on it.
Flag display cases are designed to fit the typical memorial flag (casket flag) measuring 5′ x 9.5′, however flag sizes do vary, so, before ordering a flag display case, it is important to know the size of the flag the case will hold.
Any government issued flag should fit into a most standard flag display cases – provided the flag is folded according to strict, historic traditions. Wall mounting kits are included with most flag display cases sold, but can also consider exhibiting your flag display case on a pedestal that elevates the flag display case, thereby focusing the attention to the flag. A variety of beautiful pedestals for the flag cases are also available and can be personalized with the names, dates and a service emblem. Engraved plates can also be attached, with an adhesive back, to the flag case itself.
Another consideration is where the flag display case will be exhibited. While most flag display cases may be mounted to a wall, some flag display cases are more suitable in a mantle or table display. Larger flag display cases (also known as medallion flag cases), particularly those which include a “shadowbox” or additional area to feature medals, patches, pins, or memorabilia can weigh in at more than 30 pounds when filled to capacity, so caution should be taken when wall mounting these models of flag cases.
Flag display 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. Flag display cases also make for good gifts or for use at flag retiring ceremonies. Flag display cases are a great way to display, preserve and protect cherished memories for many future generations to pay tribute to and learn from.