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alsace shield
angoumois shield
anjou shield
artois shield
aunis shield
auvergne shield
bearn shield
berry shield
bourbonnais shield
bourgogne shield
bretagne shield
comte de foix shield
comte de nice shield
comtat venaissin shield
champagne shield
corsica shield
dauphine shield
flandre shield
franche shield
gascogne shield
guyenne shield
ile de france shield
languedoc shield
limousin shield
Shields title

The 40 ET 8 boxcars were decorated with the 40 coat-of-arms representing the provinces of France.

Click on a coat-of-arms to view enlarged shield, a map showing province location, as well as a brief history and pronunciation of province.