Kistler, Paul Milton

Registration Information:

  • Society of American Armigers Registry No.: AA0117
  • Registration Date: 07 May 2022
  • Armiger: Larry L. Snyder of Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA

* The following blazon and/or emblazonment are hereby Certified by the armiger listed, to be his/her original (or inherited/matriculated) Arms.

Category: American Armigers

Arms of Paul Milton Kistler
Arms of Paul Milton Kistler

Blazon:

Arms:  Azure above an oaken chest bound in brass, three fleurs-de-lis argent one and two, all within a bordure Gules charged with thirteen unpierced mullets argent.

Crest:  Three ostrich plumes Argent, Gules, Argent

Mantling  Gules doubled Argent.

Motto:  Custos Notar

Badge:  Bear from the arms of the Canton of Bern, Sable a European black bear armed and langued Gules charged on the shoulder with an unpierced mullet Argent.

Design Rationale:

These arms are inherited in direct line from the armiger’s 11th great grandfather, Peter Kistler, Mayor of Bern, Switzerland from 1440-1460, and President of the Bern Republic from1480-1490. As registered here they are differenced from the European families by the Bordure Gules charged with 13 unpierced mullets representing the immigration into the Philadelphia in 1737 by Johann Georg Kistler who served as an American soldier in the Revolutionary War.

Other Registration(s):

  • N/A

Other Items & Honors

Crest: Three ostrich plumes Argent, Gules, Argent

Badge: Bear from the arms of the Canton of Bern, Sable a European black bear armed and langued Gules charged on the shoulder with an unpierced mullet Argent.

Banner: the Arms

Standard: On the fly, the arms, followed by the crest, badge, badge and motto.

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