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Revision as of 07:10, 3 February 2018

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LARVIK

Province : Vestfold
Additions : 1988 Brunlanes, Hedrum, Stavern, Tjølling

Arms of Larvik

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on ??-??-1989.

The arms how a mast with three sails to represent the maritime traditions of the municipality.

The previous arms :

Larvik.jpg

These arms are known since 1899 and show an unidentified tree. The tree probably symbolises the beech forest around the town. A (beech) tree has been used by the 18th century governor of the area, Jens Kielman, as well as in a seal of a local guild in the early 19th century.

Larvikz1.jpg

The seal of Larvik from 1825
Arms of Larvik

The arms by Ströhl in 1905.
Arms of Larvik

The arms in the Coffee Hag album +/- 1930
Larvik3.jpg

The arms at the municipal border (image by Jan-Erik Løken)

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Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network; Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987. Capellen, 1987