Like-wise every State, Baroda had it’s own Logo when it was a State before the Independence. It is known as Baroda State Coat of Arms, which is very important part of Gaekwad Dynasty. The monogram logo was finalized & approved by College of Heralds in 1877.
The logo consists of 2 Elephants, which are format of Godess Laxmi. The Indian Maces in elephant’s trunks is symbol of Rajwada’s. There is also a Gaekwadi Khadag where in upper portion there is a crown. It means that whole family is below the the crown. A shield is in middle, which is symbol of Protection. Inside the shield there is horsemen, which is known as Lancer. The lancer is in movement of charging, which is symbol of Dynamiz. The upper part of monogram has Gaekwadi Flag, known as ‘Jay Nishan Baba’. In the middle it is written, ‘Jay Mahadev’, as during war times, Gaekwads proudly say ‘Jay Mahadev’ as they worship Lord Mahadev. The bottom part of monogram has written ‘Jin Ghar Jin Takht’, a motto of Gaekwads, which means that ‘The Saddle is my House, my Home & my Throne’ !
The above monogram was used in Baroda state from 1939-1951, during the rule of Maharaja Pratap Singh Gaekwad !
There are few more variants of these, used during different times !