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Offline LRSxCOBRA

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identifying a coat of arms/crest
« on: Friday 18 October 19 15:49 BST (UK) »
Hi iv been trying to find out what the crest on the left is the one on the right looks like the  brandenburg coat of arms (well the closes i could find) but the second crest i could not find anywhere
and i was hoping some one might know a little about it or something that is close to it. thanks



i did not realise how big the image is sorry about that :)

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Re: identifying a coat of arms/crest
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 19 October 19 11:26 BST (UK) »
Not my area of expertise, but the right hand shield, the red eagle on a white background, looks to be the Eagle of the Holy Roman Empire (old style). Of the two parts of the left hand shield the black lion on a gold background is most commonly seen as the arms of Flanders, although there are other users.
I can't identify the green shield with two gold stripes at present.  I wonder if these are the arms of a town or city somewhere in the Belgium / Netherlands / north-western Germany area ?

What is the item this display is on ? It might give a clue to the origin.

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Re: identifying a coat of arms/crest
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 19 October 19 11:40 BST (UK) »
I have had a great interest in heraldry since childhood, but I always think a spread Eagle looks like a spatchcock chicken.

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Re: identifying a coat of arms/crest
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 19 October 19 16:27 BST (UK) »
Not my area of expertise, but the right hand shield, the red eagle on a white background, looks to be the Eagle of the Holy Roman Empire (old style). Of the two parts of the left hand shield the black lion on a gold background is most commonly seen as the arms of Flanders, although there are other users.
I can't identify the green shield with two gold stripes at present.  I wonder if these are the arms of a town or city somewhere in the Belgium / Netherlands / north-western Germany area ?

What is the item this display is on ? It might give a clue to the origin.

Maec



It is a button from a uniform of some kind i would assume maybe military but i could be wrong. it has the year 1692 on it with a six in a circle at the bottom of the shields and above it has a crown.
 
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Re: identifying a coat of arms/crest
« Reply #4 on: Friday 25 October 19 22:32 BST (UK) »
I was going to make a comment, but realized I had the tinctures of the field and charge reversed. Sorry about that!