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Civic heraldry of Canada / Armorial Canadienne

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Province : Nova Scotia

Arms (crest) of Pictou

Official blazon

Arms : Gules upon a base barry wavy Argent and Azure an ancient ship Or, its mast flagged of Scotland (Azure a saltire Argent), the sail emblazoned of the Arms of Nova Scotia (Argent on a saltire Azure an escutcheon of the Royal Arms of Scotland), and in dexter chief a mullet Or.


The arms were officially granted on April 6, 1980 (Scotland) and again on May 20, 2005 (Canada).

We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms. If you have any information on these arms mail us !

Literature : Image from http://www.gg.ca

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