Thanks a lot for your help, i will wait more detailed images, that kind of sun il called "mythological sun ", was typical on filipino flags before 1936 when the first flag law was promulgued by President Quezon... .
The second flag is a filipino flag one of hundred of that kind;hte image is upside down ... Just a question : is the red sun a mythological sun ( a sun with human features) ? Is it possible to obtain more detailed image of both flags? If possible i would like to add images and infos on my sites : www.watawat.net and www.royalpanji.net.
Last Edit: Feb 13, 2014 17:50:31 GMT -5 by paopadd
Well, the first flag shared here is a flag from Sulu, it is a Sulu Sultanate flag; the five stars represented the five traditional territories under the rule of the Sultan of Sulu; the crossed weapons are a "kalis"(kris) and a "budjak" (spear); the small white motif with another dark symbol on it is unknown, no one can say clearly what it was, just conjectures...
During the Cavite mutiny was reported that "insurgents" had a red and a red and white flag; red was a typical color of war and rebellin, the red and white flag was the flag of Marictime Province of Manila......
That flag was donated to Kilat's family after his death, we have a picture of Kilat's sister with the flag and other relics of the hero, i discovered that the same flag was displayed by many people (veterans of the revolution) in different part of the Philippines so was a common flag of some veterans associations.... .
The Idaho Regiment fought in some battle as Manila battle in august 13, 1898; Santa Ana battle in february 1898; On February 10, 1899, the Idaho regiment participated in the battle of Caloocan, its presence was also in Malate and San Pedro, Macati . A portion of the regiment accompanied General Lawton on the Laguna Bay expedition and took part in the fighting at Santa Cruz on April 9th and 10th. The Idaho regiment come back home and reached San Francisco on August 29, 1899. The flag was probably brought to U.S.A.in the same date.
Hi Bill, i think there are some spanish uniforms kept in the Phils. as for spanish flags.. at present we know just one or two spanish flags kept there, one of them is in a private museum of Baguio City : The "Aguinaldo Museum".... I'm very sure there is a spanish uniform (one or more ) we must try to start a research... i will try to help you ...