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Civic heraldry of France - Armorial de France
Département : Seine-et-Marne
The symbolic is clear from French history: the salamander was Francois I's badge, he built the castle. It was one of Napoleon's favorite residences, whence the canton with the letter N (reserved for 2nd class Imperial cities) and the eagle. The river on the fess alludes to the name of the town, which means beautiful spring.
The arms in the Café Sanka album +/- 1932
The arms on a tobacco card by Laurens
Literature: Lartrigue, J.J. Armorial Général des communes de France, Paris, 1995 and Francois R. Velde