Last modified: 2009-09-12 by antónio martins
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Adopted on 7 October 1952; dark blue bar
in base, 1/4 width.
Željko Heimer, 17 Apr 1996
Specs.: stripes 3+1; hammer-and-sickle placement and size unknown!
António Martins, 19 Jun 2001
My source for this image was Smith’s 1982 book
([smi82], the Croatian
edition of the small Smith book). Looking at it again,
indeed the soviet azeri flag has considerably larger
hammer and sickle then other republics.
Željko Heimer, 28 Oct 2002
image by Željko Heimer, 17 Apr 1996 |
No hammer, sickle and star on the
Mark Sensen, 25 May 1997
The hammer-and-sickle was supresed in the reverse side,
16 March 1981.
Jaume Ollé, 01 Dec 2002
Officially reverse looked like obverse without star and hammer-sickle.
But in fact I never saw these flags without star, hammer-sickle. Real flags
(all 15) usually were either with reverse analogous
to obverse (but with star and hammer-and-sickle near the hoist) or with
reverse = mirrored obverse.
Victor Lomantsov, 30 Nov 2002
According Vexilologie 9-10 [vex]
there were two patterns for
Azerbaijan: pattern of 1952-1956, and pattern after 1956.
Chages are in the size, position and design of the hammer-and-sickle and star.
Consequently, also the flags of the ASSRs within Azerbaijan were
slighty changed in 1956.
Jaume Ollé, 22 Jul 2001
Many (all?) soviet republics had these
banners. Usually it was red field with republican
coat-of-arms and the name of republic.
They had gold fringe. I know about such banner of Azerbaijan.
Victor Lomantsov, 09 Jan 2002
The emblem was introduced 1937
(according to Hesmer [hes92])
and used until 27 February 1993, when the current one
Marcus Schmöger, 16 Sep 2001
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