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Province (Landskap): Småland
County (Län): Kalmar län
Additions: 1952 Törnsfall, Västrum
Incorporated into: 1967 Västervik

Gladhammar kommunvapen
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I fält av silver ett blått treberg och däröver två stolpvis ställda och bjälkvis ordnade blå kräftor.

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The arms were officially granted on October 9, 1953.

The lobsters are taken from the old seal and arms of the Tjust hundred, to which the area historically belonged. The base refers to the -hammer part, which means stony slope or stony ridge.

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Literature: Andersson, 1994; image from Wikipedia (author Lokal Profil)