[ANSTHRLD] Conflict check.

Bill Butler chemistbb3 at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 24 20:44:11 PDT 2003

I'm probably wrong as it is past my bed time but...

Isn't there a problem with metal on metal?  The way I
read it is that the charges are all Or (gold)and half
of the field is Argent (silver).  


--- PKieferjr at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 7/24/2003 9:55:14 PM Central
> Daylight Time, 
> ravenrux at cox.net writes:
> > per chevron argent and azure, two griffins
> segreant addorsed of the first 
> > in chief, a garb in base Or
> > 
> > conflict with:
> > per chevron throughout argent and azure, two
> griffons segreant gules and two 
> > quill pens in saltire argent?
> > 
> First order of business:  "Per chevron throughout"? 
> I don't think such is 
> possible, but I could be wrong.
> Second:  We don't say it the same way as RL
> heraldry.  So, "of the first" 
> being the same as the first color mentioned, I
> assume you mean "argent".
> Third:  I believe (and someone can correct me on
> this) it's >in base x< and 
> not >x in base<.  Same with "in chief".
> Now, taking those into account, we compare the two
> items and we find them to 
> be clear of each other for the following reasons:
> 1.  Griffons gules vs. Griffons Or.
> 2.  Garb vs two quill pens.
> That alone is sufficient to call them clear.
> A note:  Since the griffons are of the same color as
> half the field, one of 
> them will probably disappear and create an
> identifiability issue.
> Lord Johann Kiefer Hayden (Paul E. Kiefer, Jr.)
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