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Tai-P'ing Flag Sets

"The Kingdom of
Heavenly Peace"


The most destructive civil war in history was the Tai-P'ing Rebellion, 1851-1867.

The "Pingers" (as they were dismissively referred to by contemporary Westerners) are represented by flag Sets, each sufficient for one Jun (a "division" level organization of some 13,000 soldiers). Each Jun set contains 70 separate, full color flags representing the five component Shih (Regiments), each of five Lu (Battalions), each containing five Zu (Companies).

Recognizing that these flags are for Wargames, and that a variety of rules systems and scales may be used, we have provided all flags necessary down to Company (Zu), though it is possible that these would not likely be seen in games at figure-to-man ratios above about 1:30.

All 25mm Jun Sets are printed on three sheets of 24-lb bond paper, though smaller scales require fewer pages. The examples shown (15mm, the first page only) alongside each entry may appear identical, except for color, but are in fact unique in the appropriate Mandarin characters that appear on each.

Founder and absolute ruler of the movement, Hong Xiuquang (Hung-Hsiu-Ch'uang), began appointing Wangs ("Kings") not long after Imperial Forces actively began attempts to suppress him. Each Wang had a distinctive title and place in the hierarchy of the"Kingdom of Heavenly Peace," and many ruled conquered districts with armies under their own command.

For organizational data, examples, and an explanation of their flags, visit the Tai-P'ing Flags Information Page .

The current selection represents "Historical" versions of the forces of the first four Wangs (North, South, East, West) and one of their most famous Generals, the Chung-Wang. A full set of flags for Hung himself (the "Tien Wang," or "Great or Heavenly King") is also available. Subsequent releases will include Sets the Kan and Ying Wangs, and a Set of Dragon Banners with the personal flags of other famous Wangs and Generals.

There are also several Sets of "Generic" Jun Flags of the same general colors, but with wider use of related colors to make it easier to identify Units and Sub-Units of a Jun on sight. These Flags may be used in conjunction with Jun of any color as part of a larger force. Specific Wang Flags are collected in "Set #11--Dragons, Wangs, & Generals."

Please Note: The samples shown for each Set do not show all the flags in each. There are 70 in each "Historical" Set, and 69 in each "Generic."

Special Multi-Set Pricing Offer

Due to the huge number of these flags, TVAG makes the following offer: Buy $40.00 or more worth of Sets at one time and you may pick two more of equal or lower price for FREE! Spend $80.00 and get four free Sets!

This Special cannot be supported by my Shopping Cart, so please contact TVAG for direct placement of your order and payment via PayPal, personal check or money order.

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Flags of The Tai-P'ing Rebels

Flags of The Tien Wang

TPJ-01
Flags of The
Tien Wang
("Great King")

"Historical Version"

$20.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale
Flags of The Nan Wang

TPJ-02

Flags of The
Nan Wang
("Southern King")

"Historical Version"

$20.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale
Flags of The Tung Wang

TPJ-03

Flags of The
Tung Wang
("Eastern King")

"Historical Version"

$20.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale
Flags of The Pei Wang

TPJ-04

Flags of The
Pei Wang
("Northern King")

"Historical Version"

$20.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale

Flags of The Xi Wang

TPJ-05

Flags of The
Xi Wang
("Western King")

"Historical Version"

$20.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale
Flags of The Chung Wang

TPJ-06

Flags of The
Chung Wang

("Faithful King")

"Historical Version"

  $20.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale
Flags of The Blue Banner

TPJ-07

Flags of The
Blue Banner

"Generic Version"

  $20.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale
Flags of The Red Banner

TPJ-08

Flags of The
Red Banner
"Generic Version"

$20.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale
Flags of The Black Banner

TPJ-09

Flags of The
Black Banner

"Generic Version"

$20.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale
Flags of The White Banner

TPJ-10

Flags of The
White Banner

"Generic Version"

$20.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale
Dragons, Wangs, & Generals Set #1

TP-11

Dragon Banners

of Famous Wangs 

(6 Large Flags)

$5.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale
Dragons, Wangs, & Generals Set #2

TP-12

Dragon Banners

 of Lesser
Wangs & Generals

(16 Flags)

$10.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale
Dragons, Wangs, & Generals Set #3

TP-13

Alternate

Wang Army Flags (5 Large Flags)

$5.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale
Dragons, Wangs, & Generals Set #4

TP-14

Various
Wangs & Generals

Including Burgevine, Lindley, and Flag for Steamer Kajow

(12 Flags)

$10.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale
Dragons, Wangs, & Generals Set #5

TP-15

Generic Petty
Wangs 

of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Class, Early and Late Designs

 (18 Flags)

$10.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale

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