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Revision as of 17:54, 29 October 2016



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

Arms of Larvik

Official blazon


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 :


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.


The seal of Larvik from 1825
Arms of Larvik

The arms in the Coffee Hag album +/- 1930

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