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Civic heraldry of Norway/Norske Kommunevåpen


Province : Buskerud
Incorporated into : 19?? Ringerike

Arms (crest) of Hønefoss

Official blazon


The arms were granted on March 15, 1902.

The arms show a cogwheel and lightning in the upper half and a waterfall (foss) with timber in the lower half. Both symbolise the industries around which the town developed.

Arms (crest) of Hønefoss

The arms in the Coffee Hag album +/- 1930

Literature : Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987; leaflet Norske Byers Våpen og merker, no year.

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