British Broadcasting Corporation

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Chas Charles-Dunne
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British Broadcasting Corporation

Post by Chas Charles-Dunne » Tue May 14, 2013 6:53 pm

The coat of arms of the British Broadcasting Corporation:


Azure a Terrestrial Globe proper encircled by an Annulet Or, and seven Estoiles in Orle Argent.
On a Wreath of the Colours, a Lion passant Or, grasping in the dexter fore-paw a Thunderbolt proper.
On either side an Eagle, wings addorsed proper collared Azure pendant therefrom a Bugle horn stringed Or.
"Nation shall speak peace unto Nation"

Granted in 1927 and used by the BBC extensively till 1977.




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Re: British Broadcasting Corporation

Post by Mike Oettle » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:35 pm

It is a great shame that these arms are no longer in use. It is supposedly trendy to disregard coats of arms.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation also had a coat of arms which has all but been forgotten.

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Re: British Broadcasting Corporation

Post by Andrew Kerensky » Tue Mar 31, 2015 9:58 pm

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"Strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government. Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony." Monty Python

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