Institute of Purchasing
INSTITUTE OF PURCHASING
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
We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.
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