Last modified: 2005-08-26 by antónio martins
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Although completely unofficial, it has been seen in consistent use at
least in recent years — either because manufactors agreed on the
design (or perhaps there is only one manufactor for this item?) or simply
because it is the “logical” one. Ratio varies. Usage is mostely
decorative, usualy hoisted at large commercial or industrial vanues along
with advertisement banners of the same format.
The arms’ diameter is usually half the with
of the flag.
António Martins, 23 Sep 2004
Use of Portuguese colours together with vertical ad banners. In Corroios,
Seixal, Portugal, 19 April 2004. My photo (fourth)
Francisco Santos, 21 Apr 2004
Simplifications and incorrect versions abound.
A simple red/green vertical equal bicolor is perhaps the most simple as
António Martins, 02 Jan 2002
This is especially so when vertical flags are envolved;
those are sometimes used in Portugal and seem
as some kind of decorative bunting, “inspired” by the national flag
(like swiss landsfarben).
António Martins, 26 Aug 2003