Institute of Metals
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INSTITUTE OF METALS (until 1993)
Arms : Per pale Or and argent, an open book proper, thereon the alchemical signs for the non-ferrous metals sable.
Crest: On a wreath Or and sable, lssuant from flames a crucible emitting oxide vapour proper.
Supporters: On either side a male griffin sable, armed and tufted Or.
Motto: De re metallica.
The arms were officially granted on December 23, 1953.
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