Worshipful Company of Salters

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Coat of arms (crest) of Worshipful Company of Salters

Official blazon

Arms : Per chevron azure and gules, three covered Salts argent garnished Or, the salt shedding on both sides of the salt argent.
Crest: On a wreath argent and gules, Issuing from clouds proper an arm embowed car­ nation holding in the hand a salt as in the Arms.
Supporters: On either side an ounce sable bezanty ducally gorged and chained Or.
Motto: Sal sapit omnia. |}


The arms were officially granted on 17 November 1530, crest and supporters granted 25 September 1591; the whole recorded at the Visitations of 1634 and 1687.

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The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1913

Literature: Bromley and Child, 1960