Storm-tattered Frying Pan Tower flag sold for more than $10K

Flag to be replaced with one flown over the nation’s capital

Storm-tattered Frying Pan Tower flag sold for more than $10K
The storm-tattered Frying Pan Tower flag that survived Hurricane Florence's winds will be replaced with a flag that was flown over the nations capital. (Source: EXPLORE.ORG, FPTOWER.COM, CNN)

(WECT) - The storm-tattered Frying Pan Tower flag that survived Hurricane Florence’s winds will be replaced with a flag that was flown over the nation’s capital.

The flag, also know as “Kevin,” that withstood Hurricane Florence was auctioned off for charity with 100 percent of the proceeds going towards victims of Hurricane Florence through the American Red Cross.

With almost 100 bidders, the frayed flag sold to the highest bidder for $10,900 when the auction ended Sunday night.

Hurricane Florence Old Glory flag has generated $10,900 to go to the assistance of the hurricane victims! The auction...

Posted by Frying Pan Tower on Sunday, September 30, 2018

On Saturday, Frying Pan Tower posted on their Facebook page that they had been notified that they “will receive a flag that was flown over our nation’s capital” to replace the flag that went through Hurricane Florence.

...we have just been notified that we will receive a flag that was flown over our nation's capital... Honored doesn't...

Posted by Frying Pan Tower on Saturday, September 29, 2018

“Honored doesn’t even being to express my emotions,” said Richard Neal, the owner of Frying Pan Tower.

Neal said he will post on their Facebook page when the flag is hoisted up the Frying Pan Tower’s flagpole for a day of honor.

“Just wow,” Neal said.

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