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National Flag of Israel (fotw); Naval Ensign of Israel (fotw); Civil Ensign of Israel (fotw)
Please note that the Magen David is also known as the Seal of Solomon and as such may be represented as a pentagram of with five points as it now appears on the flags of Ethiopia and Morocco (based on the Hebrew Encyclopaedia) - see ‘pentagram’.
National Emblem and Flag of Ethiopia
National Flag of Togo in the golden mean/magic ratio (fotw)
Flag of the Mail/Postal Service 1918 1941, Yugoslavia (fotw); Flag of the Mail/Postal Service, Russia (fotw); Royal Mail Pennant, UK (fotw)
Examples: Chief; Cross; Pale; Saltire; Fess; Pile; Chevron; Quarter; Bend
Examples of Major’s Colours, English c1641 (Željko Heimer, CS and fotw)
MTLQ in the 1866 Commercial Code of Signals from 1880 The International Code of Signals - and the number of SS Australia (P&O Lines) c1898
Please note that use of two flags to indicate the country of registration applies only to a call sign hoist in the current International Code.
Naval Ensign, UK (fotw); Naval Ensign South Africa 1952 1981 (fotw)
Flag of Riba-roja d'Ebre, Spain (fotw) Flag and Arms of Bardonnex, Switzerland (fotw & Wikipedia); Flag of the Grand Master of the Military Order of Malta (fotw); Arms and Flag of Polzela, Slovenia (fotw); Civil Ensign, Malta (fotw)
Please note that the cross on the national flag of Malta is not a Maltese cross but is the emblem of a British order of gallantry the George Cross.
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