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Armorial de Suisse
Canton : Vaud
Parti d'azur et d'argent.
The actual origin of the arms is not known. In 1697, François Charrière de Mex, an officer in foreign service whose brother was lord of Cossonay from 1673 to 1717, offered the local Council a stamp of silver with these arms. The arms have been used since.
Variations of the arms in the Kaffee Hag albums 1914-1960
The arms on a Dutch tobacco card (+/- 1910)
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