The Lions and Castles flags are made from 100% SolarMax nylon and
designed for outdoor use. Each flag features header
and brass grommets. Made in the USA.
Under this flag, Christopher Columbus set out on his legendary voyage across the Atlantic, and ultimately discovered the New World. This was the Royal Standard of Spain at the time, with a red lion on a white field opposite a yellow castle on a red field. The Castle is the emblem of the Spanish province of Castille, and the Lion represents Leon. Balboa and Ponce de Leon also sailed under this flag, and carried it for their respective discoveries of the Pacific Ocean and Florida. Magellanís expedition also raised this banner as the became the firsts to sail around the world.