British Overseas Airways Corporation

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Coat of arms (crest) of British Overseas Airways Corporation

Official blazon

Arms: Azure, a lion's face winged, the wings enfiled with an astral crown Or.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, Upon a mount vert a winged lion passant Or collared of the first, the tips of the wings enveloped in clouds proper.
Supporters: On the dexter side a winged lion and on the sinister a winged sea lion, both Or, and each gorged with a collar vert.


The arms were officially granted on January 24, 1941.

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