|Czech||Čtvrcený štít - v 1. a 4. poli pravá polovice zlaté orlice s červenou zbrojí přiléhající ke stříbrnému písmenu F. Ve 2. a 3. stříbrném poli zkřížené černé ostrve o šesti sucích provazující třemi (1,2) červenými růžemi.|
The F in the first and fourth quarters is derived from the name of Frýdek while the gold eagle on blue is the Piast eagle of Upper Silesia. The oldest depiction of the Frýdek arms can be found on a monument in Komenského Sady. It's unclear whether the eagle is a Silesian eagle (black eagle with a silver crescent on its chest on a gold field) or a Piast/Upper Silesian eagle, however, the Upper Silesian version became the accepted version.
The crossed branches in the second and third quarters, representing Místek, come from the arms of the Ronovci family, holders of the Místek estates in the 14th century.
The arms were designed by Vilém Kocich and registered on February 12, 1992. They contain the quartered historical arms of the Silesian town of Frýdek and the Moravian Místek, combined into a single town in 1943 during the German occupation.
In 1965, the city administration created the first arms for the combined cities. The arms contained a blue and white shield divided per fess with the Frýdek Piast/Upper Silesian eagle on the left and the crossed branches of Místek on the right. The branches were depicted as gold. Overall was a red pile, voided sable, terminated in an mullet (star). This depiction was strongly affected by the communist regime and broke the rule of tincture in the right half. A competition to replace these arms was declared in 1990.
Communist era arms of Frýdek-Místek as described in Česká republika - V symbolech, znacích a erbech
Award "for a more beautiful Frýdek-Místek"
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Information on history of arms from Znak města Frýdku - Místku: minulost a současnost- https://polar.cz/zpravy/frydeckomistecko/frydek-mistek/27069/znak-mesta-frydku--mistku-minulost-a-soucasnost
Augustin, J. : Česká republika - V symbolech, znacích a erbech. Arbor, Sokolov, 1997