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Masserano (Piedmont, Italy)

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According to Roberto Breschi presantation titled: "The Small Italian States Which Lasted Beyond 1700" at ICV 19 (York,2001), the 1:1 blue-white flag (and the standard with the CoA) were used until the begining of the 18th cent. when it was replaced by CoA on white.
Dov Gutterman, 2 August 2001

According to Vexilla Italica XVI 2 1990 the last flag was the 1700 - 1767 Flag.
Jaume Olle', 3 August 2001

Fieschi Family Standart

by Jaume Olle', 21 October 1998

Source for the information about Masserano are Mario Dalceri and Vexilla Italica 2-1990.
Lordship was given by the Pope to the Fieschi family in 1394, and it was elevate to county by the Pope on 1506, to Marquisate 1547, and to principality 1598. In 1517 the Fieschi dinasty ended and it was transmised to the Ferrero family (Ferrero-Fieschi dinasty)
Standart of the Fieschi is above
Jaume Olle', 21 October 1998

Ferrrero-Fieschi Dinasty Standart (1615-1700)

by Jaume Olle', 21 October 1998

The flag of Masserano wans't changed with the Ferrrero-Fieschi dinasty. In 1614 the arms of Ferrero-Fieschi (quartered: 1 and 4 - azure lion on argent; 2 and 3 - The azure band on argent) were changed: the Emperor granted the Ferrero with the right to quartered the Ferrero arms (i.e. blue lion on white) with the imperial ones (black two headed eagle on white) with Fieschi scutcheon. The arms were added to the standard, but in a modified version where the scutcheon is not present and also other changes were made. This standard was in use around 1615-1700.
Jaume Olle', 21 October 199

1700 - 1767 Flag

by Jaume Olle', 25 October 1998

Flag between 1700-1767. It Was supressed on 20 March 1767
Jaume Olle', 25 October 199