Le Havre

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Département : Seine-Maritime
Additions : 1919 Graville-Sainte-Honorine; 1953 Bleville; 1955 Sanvic

Blason de Le Havre

Official blazon

De gueules à la salamandre d'argent, couronnée d'or dans sa patience du même; au chef cousu d'azur chargé de trois fleurs de lis d'or; sur le tout un franc-canton de sable au lion d'or armé et lampassé de gueules.


The arms refer to the King Francis I, whose badge was a heraldic salamander. The chief shows the three fleur-de-lis of France. The small free canton shows the lion of Belgium, as during the First World War the Belgian government in exile resided in Le Havre.

Blason de Le Havre

The arms by Guilbert, 1853
Blason de Le Havre

The arms in the Café Sanka album +/- 1932
Blason de Le Havre

The arms on a tobacco card by Laurens
Wappen von Le Havre

The arms on municipal stationary 1929

The arms by Robert Louis, 1949

Literature : Image by Massimo Ghirardi


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