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Kuwait: Emir's standard

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Current Emir's standard

Reportedly, the current Emir's standard is the national Kuwaiti flag with a golden fringe.
Armand Noël du Payrat
, 24 November 1998

Former Emir's standard (80s)

[Emir's standard, 80s] image by Željko Heimer

The national flag defaced with the golden Emir's crown in the middle of the green stripe.
Smith (1982) [smi82]

Emir's standard, 1956

[Flag of 1956-1962] image by Jaume Ollé

The 1956 personal flag of Kuwait Emir has a red field, with in the hoist vertical white shahada, and in the fly a big white Arabic writing. I have here a young Kuwaiti midshipman who recognised this as historically correct; the writing means "Kuwait".
Armand Noël du Payrat
, 24 November 1998