Osby

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OSBY

Province (Landskap): Skåne
County (Län): Skåne län (until 1997 Kristianstads län)
Additions : 1974 Loshult, Örkened, Vittsjö (partly; 1952 Verum, Visseltofta)

Arms of Osby
Official blazon
Swedish

I fält av silver en grön palmkvist och ett rött gevär i kors|-

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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted in 1947. The Rifle symbolises the Snapphanar, who fought against Swedish Rule in the Area. The Palm branch is from the Seal of the Hundred of Östra Göinge.



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Literature : Nevéus and De Waern, 1992