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Capolago commune (Ticino canton, Switzerland)

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[Flag of Capolago]
by Pascal Gross

Imapled: 1st per chevron lozengy argent and azure and of the first a castle with a tower gules and 2nd azure a printing press or machanism vert and in base three fillets wavy argent.
Željko Heimer, 22 October 2003

The tool on the flag of Capolago is a printing press (in Italian "torchio"). It symbolizes the historical "Tipografia Elvetica" of Capolago (1830-1853) which explains an important part of the movements that lead to the unification of Italy.
Pascal Gross, 21 October 2003