Butchers in Antwerpen

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BUTCHERS IN ANTWERPEN (Gilde van de vleeschhouwers en vleeschverkoopers in Antwerpen)

Wapen van het Gilde van de vleeschhouwers in Antwerpen

Official blazon

  • (nl) Van goud met drie ossenkoppen van keel


The arms show three cattle heads, typical for the profession.

The guild previously used different arms based on the old sea; showing the castle of the city of Antwerpen, from which a bull and cow emerge:

Arms of Butchers in Antwerpen
Arms of Butchers in Antwerpen

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