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Province (Landskap): Småland
County (Län): Kalmar län
Additions : 1952 Dalhem
Incorporated into : 1971 Västervik

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I blått fält ett svärd, omgivet av en lagerkrans, båda av guld|-

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The arms were officially granted on December 18, 1953.

The arms are taken from the logo of the local iron works, which in turn was taken from the arms of one of the owners of the factory, Johan Carl Adelswärd (1776-1852). The sword thus was a canting element (svärd).

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Literature : Andersson, 1994; image from Wikipedia (author Lokal Profil)