Last modified: 2009-09-12 by antónio martins
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Adopted in 6 February 1953;
wavy white and blue line in lower part.
Željko Heimer, 17 Apr 1996
Judging from the image at
Vagues soviet flag exhibition website, the hammer and sickle emblem on the
soviet Estonia flag has the same size and placement
specs than in the soviet national flag.
António Martins, 18 Nov 2002
image by Željko Heimer, 17 Apr 1996 |
No hammer, sickle and star on the
Mark Sensen, 25 May 1997
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
I was aware at the time that Mikhail Gorbachev had decided to let
and Estonia fly their 1918 national flags, in
addition to their S.S.R. flags.
John Crosby, 23 May 2001
The emblem of the SSR was used until 8 May 1990 (introduction date not
mentioned by Hesmer [hes92], but probably
Marcus Schmöger, 16 Sep 2001
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