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Per pale Gules and Azure a Lion passant guardant Or between in chief and in base a Lion passant guardant Gold dimidiating with the Hulk of a Ship Argent.
The arms were officially recorded at the visitation in 1634.
The arms are a variation of those of the Cinque Ports, the one complete lion is said to indicate Hasting's status as the chief port of the group.
The arms on a token from 1794
The arms as used on a JaJa postcard +/- 1905
The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1906
The arms as used on a pre 1910 postcard
The arms in the Coffee Hag albums +/- 1935
The arms as used on a Faulkner postcard +/- 1905
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