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British Solomon Islands Protectorate 1947-1956 (Solomon Islands)

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The badge was replaced in 1947 when arms were granted. Gresham Carr 1953 says:

It consists of a red shield charged with a turtle standing erect in natural colours; the chief or upper portion of the shield is paly-pily argent and sable, i.e. it has white isosceles triangles, eight in number, on a black background. It is placed on a white circle on the Blue Ensign with the name of the protectorate in black lettering beneath the shield.
It was again replaced in 1956.

David Prothero, 23 September 2000

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