Don’t Tread On Me Gadsden Flag Car Emblem
Show your patriotism and opposition to an expanding, overreaching federal government by displaying this Gadsden “Don’t Tread On Me” flag chrome and color auto emblem on your car, truck, boat or SUV. Dress up any vehicle with this great looking emblem.
Made in the USA. Elektroplate has the highest quality auto emblems on the market today. Base frame is made of chrome plated metal. Decal inside chrome frame is laminated with 1/8” thick clear PVC made to withstand any outdoor conditions. Guaranteed not to chip, fade, bleed or fall off. Can be used on any type of vehicle, boat or R.V. Emblems are better looking than messy bumper stickers and attach with a paint safe 3M adhesive foam tape. Makes a great gift too. Emblem size: 4.25″ x 2.75″ x .125
History of the Gadsden flag
Designed by Christopher Gadsden, the Gadsden flag has been referred to as the 1st Marine Corps flag, because Gadsden was a member of the three man Marine committee assembled by congress in October of 1775 to raise five companies of Marines to man the warship “Alfred” and its sister ships. It is generally accepted by most historians that Christopher Gadsden presented the flag to Esek Hopkins, commander-in-chief of the Navy, and it was flown as his personal standard on the man-of-war, Alfred. The presence of rattlesnake imagery during the American Revolution is attributable to the fact that rattlesnakes were found nowhere else in the world, except North America and they displayed a unique courage that could be compared to the early American spirit. The rattlesnake never starts a fight, but will not surrender once engaged. She never attacks without giving ample warning but strikes with deadly consequences. The snake depicted on the flag has 13 rattles, representing the unity of the 13 colonies. One rattle by itself is incapable of producing a sound, but all 13 together would strike fear in the heart of the boldest of men. The Gadsden flag as well as other American revolutionary war era imagery has recently been revived to represent grassroots American resistance to the ever increasing size and scope of government and its overreach.