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Bohuslän, unofficial flags and flag proposals (Sweden)

Last modified: 2014-05-29 by zoltán horváth
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[An unofficial flag of Bohuslän] image by Jan Oskar Engene
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About the flag

This unofficial flag for Bohuslän was designed as a private initiative by someone who probably was not aware of the existence of the official flag for Bohuslän.
The flag was reported in Göteborgs-Posten, a Swedish newspaper, in 1997. It had been used in Grebbestad since 1996. In 2001 it is reported to have been seen at Gullholmen too.
According to the article in Göteborgs-Posten, the red colour stands for granite, while the two blue shades symbolize sky and sea. The image above is based on the description from the newspaper.
Jan Oskar Engene, 1997, Rolf Lindquist, May 2001

And also at <  >. It may be just a personal proposal, even a whimsical one with no consequence, but it is an actual cloth real-world item.
These photos by Christer Barregren, Flickr user 'Akajos', apparently at his father's. Any of them the designer/proponent, or just supporters of the proposed flag?
It is a scandinavian flag in Swedish proposals with red cross and blue background, it being lighter in the top quarters and darker in the bottom ones.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 13 September 2010