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Civic heraldry of South Africa


Province : Western Cape (formerly Cape Province)
District Municipality : Eden
Local Municipality : Oudtshoorn

Arms of Oudtshoorn

Official blazon


The arms are based on the arms of the Van Reede van Oudtshoorn family, with the addition of two ostrich feathers to distinguish the arms from the family arms. Compare also Rhede in Germany.

In the 1930s the arms were slightly different:

Arms of Oudtshoorn

Literature : Scan from first day cover and a cigarette card from the 1930s

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