Municipal Heraldry of Madagascar

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Marcus Karlsson
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Municipal Heraldry of Madagascar

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 09 Jul 2017, 19:45

The Municipal Heraldry of Madgascar has a certain French Flavor a heritage from the time the Island was ruled by France.

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Arms of the Capital Antananarivo.

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Toamasina.

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Re: Municipal Heraldry of Madagascar

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 09 Jul 2017, 19:46

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Fianarantsoa.

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Arthur Radburn
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Re: Municipal Heraldry of Madagascar

Postby Arthur Radburn » 10 Jul 2017, 18:50

Thanks for posting these, Marcus. Some interesting designs.
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Re: Municipal Heraldry of Madagascar

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 15 Jul 2017, 13:11

You are Welcome Arthur, here are some more:

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Ambalavo.

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Ambatondrazaka.

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Antalaha.

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Re: Municipal Heraldry of Madagascar

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 15 Jul 2017, 13:12

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Fenerive.

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Mahajanga.

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Michael F. McCartney
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Re: Municipal Heraldry of Madagascar

Postby Michael F. McCartney » 16 Jul 2017, 01:47

Interesting designs; Toamasina and Mahajanga are IMO particularly nice.
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Re: Municipal Heraldry of Madagascar

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 28 Aug 2017, 18:48

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Maintirano.

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Nosibe.

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Re: Municipal Heraldry of Madagascar

Postby Chris Green » 29 Aug 2017, 05:47

There are glimpses of the French colonial past, but I would guess that these arms are all post-independence.
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Re: Municipal Heraldry of Madagascar

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 30 Aug 2017, 19:36

I'am not sure if all are post independence creations. But I guess most are.


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