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Blason de Chalon-sur-Saône

Official blazon

D'azur à trois annelets d'or; à la champagne cousue de gueules, chargée de la croix de la Légion d'Honneur au naturel.


I have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms, except that the lower half shows the medal of the Légion d'Honneur (Honour Legion), a high French decoration, only awarded to less than 100 towns and cities. Any additional information is welcome !

Blason de Chalon-sur-Saône

The arms by Guilbert, 1853
Blason de Chalon-sur-Saône

The arms in the Café Sanka album +/- 1932

Literature : Louis, 1949


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