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Rolvsøy (Fredrikstad), Østfold (Norway)

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[Flag of Rolvsøy] image by Tomislav Šipek, 20 February 2017

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Here is flag and coat of arms of of former municipality of Rolvsøy. Administrative center was Rekustad. On 1994 Rolvsøy was incorporated into the municipality of Fredrikstad.
Tomislav Šipek, 02 February 2016

Coat of Arms

[COA of Rolvsøy]image by Tomislav Šipek, 02 February 2016

Blazon: I rødt en gull båt med mast og beslått storseil. In English: Gules a boat with a mast and closed sail.
Approved by the royal resolution of 16 April 1982 after a drawing by Gunnar Coll Langvik and Hans Krå. [c2j87]
In 1860's there were important finds of Viking artefacts made in Rolvsøy, and among them a boat that became known as the Tuneskippet - today in a museum in Bygdøy. At the time Rolvsøy was part of the Tune municipality. The design in the arms is such as could have been used in the Middle Ages.
Željko Heimer, 03 February 2016