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Costa Rica - Historical Flag (1821-1822)

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[Pre independence flag]
by Jaume Olle

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The Flag

Approximately between 1821 and 1822, a tri-band flag: blue (pale) over yellow over blue, was used. It is the flag of the independence fighters. The blue bands symbolized the two oceans, and the yellow - golden America.
Jaume Olle, 26 August 1996

Used September1821-May 1822 and from 10 May to 6 June 1823. This flag was against the union with Mexico. Perhaps used in the Mexican domination 1822-23.
Jaume Olle