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Chessel commune (Vaud canton, Switzerland)

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Chessel (1926–1958, since 2004)

[Flag of Chessel] image by Pascal Gross

Originally the coat of arms were "D'or la fasce ondée d'azur" (see below), symbolizing the Rhone which runs through Chessel. In 1926, the communal authorities placed a crescent in the higher part of the flag: this represented the old "Café de la Turquie" and was removed in 1958. The Council of State of the Canton of Vaud has accepted a request in 2004 to place the crescent back on the flag.
ND, 12 March 2004

Chessel (before 1926, 1958–2004)

[Flag of Chessel] image by Pascal Gross

Or, a Bar wavy Azure.
Željko Heimer, 2 September 1999