Uppland

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UPPLAND

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Official blazon

I rött fält ett riksäpple av guld.

Origin/meaning

The arms show an orb and were already used at the funeral procession of King Gustav Vasa in 1560. The orb symbolises the royal power and the Swedish Kings were crowned in Uppsala at the time, the capital of the province.

Arms of Uppland

The arms as shown by Liljeblad, 1878
Arms of Uppland

The arms in the Kaffe Hag album +/- 1935
Arms of Uppland

Greeting card, 1950s
Arms of Uppland

Greeting card, 1950s

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Literature : Nevéus and de Waern, 1992