|Heraldry of the World (Armorial du Monde)
Civic heraldry of France - Armorial de France/La France héraldique
Département : Saône-et-Loire
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 !
The arms by Guilbert, 1853
The arms in the Café Sanka album +/- 1932
Literature : Louis, 1949
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