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Schleswig-Holstein Province unofficial flag 1867-1935 (Prussia, Germany)

provinz schleswig-holstein

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[Schleswig-Holstein 1867-1919 unofficial flag (Prussia, Germany)] 2:3 Image by Santiago Dotor
Flag introduced c.1843, banned 31 July 1845, reintroduced 1867, unofficially adopted 1920, abolished 1935, unofficially readopted 1948, officially 1957

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From 1867 the whole of Schleswig-Holstein was a province of Prussia, but the blue-white-red was never officially recognized. Such recognition first came...during the Weimar Republic.
Sources: Jessen-Klingenberg 1994 [jes94] and Henningsen 1969 [hen69].
Jan Oskar Engene, 12 November 1996

Schleswig-Holstein was a Prussian Province from 1866-1945.
Norman Martin, 22 January 1998

The blue, white, red flag was never made official, but was used commonly. In 1936 the territorial flags were supressed.
Source: Ottfried Neubecker, Vexilla Belgica [vxb] 1981.
Jaume Ollé, June or July 1998

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