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Värmland (Sweden)

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[Flag of Värmland] [FIS Code] by Mello Luchtenberg, September 2000

The flag is a banner of the arms;
arms granted in 1567, revised grant on 19 June 1936.

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About the flag

The flag is a banner of the arms. The arms were granted to the province in 1567 (to replace arms from 1560 which had a wolverine in them). The eagle was for a long time black on gold, but at the revised grant on 19 June 1936, the original colours were retaken.

· C. Nevéus/B.J. de Wærn: Ny svensk vapenbok, 1992 [
· C.G.U. Scheffer: Svensk vapenbok för landskap, län och städer, 1967 [sch67]

Elias Granqvist 2000-Oct-02

Wolverine is a natural animal: Gulo gulo, a member of Mustelidae.

Ole Andersen, 2000-Oct-03


Official blazon in Swedish: "I fält av silver en blå örn med röd beväring."

Blazoned in English: "Argent, an Eagle displayed Azure beaked, langued and membered Gules."

English blazon by Zeljko Heimer, 2000-Oct-04

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