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I rött fält en balkvis ställd flygande glada i silver.
A first proposal for the municipality to adopt arms was made in 1954 by the heraldic artist Jan Raneke and showing a wild boar was not accepted. The new arms, granted in 2002, show another reference to the wildlife of Tomelilla a kite (glada).
The arms on a roadsign on the municipal border (2012)
The proposal from 1954
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Literature : Info from Marcus Karlsson, Sweden.