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German New Guinea Company 1885-1899 (Germany)

Deutsch Neuguinea-Kompagnie

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[German New Guinea Company] image by Jaume OllÚ, 16 Feb 2002

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German New Guinea Company 1885-1899 / Deutsch Neuguinea-Kompagnie

Source: Flags of Paradise 1996 chart.
Jaume OllÚ, 16 Feb 2002

The flag of German New Guinea Company depicts a black lion in the fly. The lion holds red something with its right hand. It seems fleurs-de-lis as French symbol used by German Company. I have never seen red fleurs-de-lis. Does someone know what the lion hold ?
Nozomi Kariyasu, 4 Dec 2007

The lion holds a red fleurs-de-lis. This symbol was taken out of the Coat of arms of the Deutsch Neuguina-Kompagnie's founder Privy Councillor of Commerce Adolph von Hansemann.
J÷rg M. Karaschewski, 4 Dec 2007