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In today tourism section of the daily "Yediot
Akhronot" there is a photo of one of Piedmont towns
(probably Casale Monferrato) from which we can see that the town flag is in a shape of
horizontal 3 tails gonfalone (r-y-r-y-r horizontal with emblem on
yellow disc in the center.
Dov Gutterman, 30 September 1999
Casale Monferrato is in Alessandria province, Piedmont,
between Torino and Milano. Used to be an important Jewish center.
Famous for wine.
Jarig Bakker, 30 September 1999
It was reported that a red over white flag was used by the
Marchisate of Monferrato.
Jaume Olle', 25 October 1998
In Kramers' Geographisch Woordenboek, 1883: 'Montferrat,
old marchisate in North Italy, now included in the province
Turin. Capital Casale.' (now Casale Monferrato)
Jarig Bakker, 21 July 1998
from <www.monferrato.net>, located by Jarig Bakker, 30 September 1999