Karatina

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KARATINA

Arms (crest) of Karatina

Official blazon

Arms : An African shield a fess argent sixteen billets argent overall two bars sable representative of a railroad track in chief azure a muratina tree fruited and eradicated proper in base azure the snow clad peaks of Mount Kenya proper as the same are in the margin hereof more plainly depicted.
Supporters : On either side a young Kikuyuman and woman both habited proper and each clasping one of two spears crossed saltirewise behind the shield and the woman holding a scales in her left hand.


Origin/meaning

I have no information on these arms. Any information is welcome !


Literature : Info from : http://www.scribd.com/doc/51807053/Introduction-to-Heraldry-in-Kenya


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