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House flag, Compagnie des Messageries Maritimes
The house flag of the Compagnie des Messageries Maritimes, Paris, Marseilles. A rectangular flag in white with red corners. The black letters 'M. M' are in the centre. The flag is made of a wool and synthetic fibre bunting. It has a cotton hoist and is machine sewn. This version of the house flag with one stop between the letters was in use from 1871 to approximately 1970.
- Image reference: F2743
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Pope Collection. We regret that Museum enquiries have not been able to identify the owner of the flag's emblem and would welcome any information that would help us update our records.