Hässleholm

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HÄSSLEHOLM

Province (Landskap): Skåne
County (Län): Skåne län (until 1997 Kristianstads län)
Additions : 1971 Stoby; 1974 Bjärnum, Hästveda (1952 Farstorp), Sösdala (1952 Brönnestad, Häglinge, Norra Mellby, Tjörnarp), Tyringe (1952 Finja, Hörja, Matteröd, Röke, Västra Torup), Vinslöv (1952 Gumlösa, Nävlinge, Sörby), Vittsjö (partly; 1952 Verum, Visseltofta)

Arms (crest) of Hässleholm
Official blazon
Swedish

En sköld av guld med ett grönt andreaskors, åtföljt av fyra nötklasar av samma färg|-

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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on September 25, 1920 and confirmed in 1974. The Saltire symbolises Hässleholm as a Railway Hubb, the Railway fostered the growth of Hässleholm,
which recieved City Rights in 1914. The Nuts is a canting device.


Arms (crest) of Hässleholm

The arms in the Kaffe Hag album +/- 1935
Arms of Hässleholm

Greeting card, 1950s

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Literature : Nevéus and de Waern, 1992