Institute of Purchasing

From Heraldry of the World
Jump to navigation Jump to search


Coat of arms (crest) of Institute of Purchasing

Official blazon

Official blazon

Arms : Argent, a fesse per fesse indented throughout Or and gules between three purses azure, corded and tasselled gold.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, A cubit arm vested gules, slashed and embroidered Or, and ruffled at the wrist argent, the hand. proper grasping a double-warded key fessewise, wards to the dexter, gold.
Supporters: On either side a male griffin gules bezanty, armed, rayed and tufted Or, the forelegs of the same.
Motto: Pactum serva


The arms were officially granted on January 20 1959 to the Purchasing Officers' Association

Unfortunately we have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms yet.

If you have any information on the origin or meaning of these arms, or have additional images that you want to share, please mail us your information !