[ANSTHRLD] Submission Check please..
tmcd at panix.com
Mon Feb 27 17:13:50 PST 2012
On Mon, 27 Feb 2012, Ld. Albin Oil De Larrun
<albin_oil_de_larrun at yahoo.com> wrote:
> If we changed it to a European crane, could it be "artistically"
> redrawn as one of the others on his shield?
I'll be pedantic about terminology.
"Could": lacking heraldry police, it could be "artistically" redrawn
as Darth Vader's helm affronty, and the bend redrawn as two bars
nebuly, and the field could add semy of Volkswagen Beetles ancient.
"Should" is a different question. I am a proponent of "register what
you drew and draw what you registered", if for no other reason than
why the dickens should you bother paying money and taking everyone's
time with a design that you're not going to use? The reason for the
precedent is that no evidence has yet been presented showing it in
Western European heraldry, and Laurel asserted that it is not
identifiable in those terms. Japan is not within the domain of the
Tim McDaniel, tmcd at panix.com
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