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National flag before 1863

[Cambodia old Flag] image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 30 December 2009
Source: "Cambodian Who's Who" (book acquired in Cambodia)

A yellow pennant with green fringe.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 30 December 2009


Flag during French Protectorate, 1863-1948

[1863 Flag] image by P. Mattew, adapted by Marcus Schmöger

See Cambodian Flag History.

A rendition of this flag was located in an 1890 album - image archived here.
Valentin Poposki, 17 August 2012


Royal Standards

Royal Standard

Flaggenbuch/Die Welt in Bidern Album image
[royal standard in Flaggenbuch] image contributed by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 October 2007
Sources: 1) Cigarette Album "Die Welt in Bildern Album 7: Flaggen der Welt, aussereuropäische Staaten" p.4, image no. 230.
2) Flaggenbuch reprinted 1992 [neu92]; p. 101

A blue flag with a red border. Within the blue field are the golden(=yellow) figures of the royal coat of arms.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 October 2007

Barraclough/Flags of All Nations image
[Naval Jack] image by Miles Li and Mario Fabretto, 10 September 2007
Sources: Flags of All Nations (1958) [hms58]
Flags of the World (Barraclough [bar], various editions)

Flaggenbuch 1939 [neu39} showed the same flag with the proportions 550:735.
Miles Li 10 September 2007

Ceremonial Royal Standard

[royal standard] image by Miles Li, and Mario Fabretto,
Source: Flags of All Nations (1958) [hms58]


King as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces

[Naval Jack] image by Miles Li, 30 August 2009
Sources: Flags of All Nations, Vol. 2 (1958) [hms58]

On a white background the god Vishnu, holding (clockwise from upper left hand) a sea shell, a sword, a bow and a chakra, riding on the bird Garuda, all in blue.
Miles Li, 30 August 2009

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces

[Naval Jack] image by Miles Li, 30 August 2009
Sources: Flags of All Nations, Vol. 2 (1958) [hms58]

Used for when the King delegated command to another person. On a white background a Hanuman, or so-called monkey god, with its left hand holding a sword, and its right hand raised in benediction all in blue.
Miles Li, 30 August 2009

Naval Jack

[Naval Jack] image by Miles Li, 27 April 2013
Source: Flags of All Nations (1955) [hms55]

The former Cambodian Naval Jack became obsolete in 1970.
Miles Li, 7 September 2007

Chief of Naval Staff: Ensign

[Chief of Naval Staff]image by Jaume Ollé
Source: Flags of All Nations (1958) [hms58]