From Heraldry of the World
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Civic heraldry of Switzerland - Schweizer Wappen / Armorial de Suisse
Auvernier is a village on the Noth bank of the Neuchâtel Lake and historically a village of fishermen and wine growers. Even though at present viticulture is of greater importance, the fish was chosen in the early 20th century as a symbol, due to the importance of fisheries at the time.
The arms in the Kaffee Hag albums 1914-1960
Literature : background from the Commune d'Auvernier