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Büchseln commune (Fribourg/Freiburg canton, Switzerland)

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Büchseln

[Flag of Büchseln] image by Pascal Gross

Azure, two matchlocks rifles proper in saltire.
Željko Heimer
, 13 November 2000, Christopher Southworth, 5 October 2008

The artifacts on the Büchseln coat of arms and flag are rifles (or carbines). The somewhat old German term "Büchse" (but still used by hunters) means a rifle, so this community bears canting arms.
Emil Dreyer, 5 October 2008