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Chapter 5: Iran’s Pahlavi Imperial Courthouse Flags
Pictorial History of Iranian Flags
Ahreeman X
March 17, 2012


Flag of the Imperial Courthouse
Pahlavi Imperial Iran Courthouse Standard Version 1
Flag of the Shahanshah was a light blue square flag with a centered crown (of the same design as in the coat of arms) and a small square canton in the upper left corner which included the national flag with the Imperial Armed Forces center logo (lion and sun surrounded with a wreath).


Flag of the Imperial Courthouse
Pahlavi Imperial Iran Courthouse Standard Version 2
The Imperial standard consists of a pale-blue field with the official flag in the upper left corner canton (included the final version of the lion and sun emblem) and The Pahlavi coat of arms in the center. At the top of the coat of arms is the Pahlavi crown, created for the Coronation of Reza Shah the Great in 1926. Beneath is the Imperial motto:
Ma ra dad farmud va khod davar ast.
(Justice he bids me, as he will judge me.)
The Formal Quote of Darbar-e Shahanshahi-ye Iran
Pale blue is the royal color of the Imperial Family.


Flag of the Pahlavi Imperial Courthouse
Pahlavi Imperial Iran Courthouse Standard Version 3
The Iranian flag in the upper left canton is without the lion and sun emblem.


Flag of the Pahlavi Imperial Courthouse
Pahlavi Imperial Iran Courthouse Standard Version 4
The official flag in the upper left corner canton is once again having a lion and sun emblem at the center but this time with the Pahlavi Crown. Also this lion and sun is a different version. The center piece coat of arms on the pale blue flag is larger.


Flag of the Pahlavi Imperial Courthouse
Pahlavi Imperial Iran Courthouse Standard Version 5 and the Final Version
The official Darbar-e Shahanshahi (Imperial Courthouse) Flag. (The Final Version)
The official flag in the upper left corner canton has a lion, sun and crown emblem at the center (the final version of the lion and sun emblem). The center piece Imperial Court’s coat of arms is smaller and the color of the flag is a darker blue.
This flag stood alongside the Three Color Lion and Sun Official Flag of Iran throughout the official ceremonies and visits of the foreign dignitaries. Skies of Blue, Skies of Iran are the symbolic theme of this flag with The Imperial Court’s Coat of Arms and Honor in the middle and a small square canton in the upper left corner which included the national flag.


Flag of the Imperial Courthouse
Pahlavi Imperial Iran Courthouse Shahbanu Standard
The Persian Empress Standard with an upper left canton having the official state flag (lion, sun and crown emblem) and the center piece showing the Ring of Power with Shahbanu Crown on top of it.


Flag of the Imperial Courthouse
Pahlavi Imperial Iran Courthouse Crown Prince Standard
The banner is similar to the Imperial Courthouse Standard but without the IAF emblem in the tricolor canton on the upper left corner.


The Flag of the Imperial Courthouse
Pahlavi Imperial Iran Courthouse Prince Standard
Light blue square flag with the crown in the middle


Pahlavi Court Imperial Iranian Coat of Arms Sky Emblem 1925 – 1979
Flag of Old Imperial Coat of Honor
The Old Darbar Seal
The official Pahlavi Imperial Insignia


Pahlavi Court Imperial Iranian Coat of Arms Royal Emblem 1925 - 1979
Flag of New Imperial Coat of Honor
The New Darbar Seal
The Blue Darbar Banner


Pahlavi Court Imperial Iranian Coat of Arms Black Emblem 1925 - 1979
Flag of Imperial Coat of Arms and Honor
The Official Imperial Crest of Pahlavi.


Pahlavi Court Imperial Iranian Coat of Arms White Emblem 1925 - 1979
The Flag of the Imperial Coat of Arms
Beneath is the Imperial motto:
Mara dad farmud va khod davar ast.
(Justice he bids me, as he will judge me).
The Formal Quote of Darbar-e Shahanshahi-ye Iran

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