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Reckendorf Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Reckendorf, Landkreis Bamberg, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-08-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Reckendorf municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 3 Aug 2020
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Reckendorf Municipality

Reckendorf Banner

It is a blue-yellow-blue vertical triband. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2020

Reckendorf Coat of Arms

Shield Azure, in base a boat Or, standing in the boat a ferry man Argent holding an oar of the same, in dexter chief a tile Or, in sinister chief an umbel of hops Or.
Boat and ferryman are taken from the arms of the Lords of Schöffstall, who owned the village between 1349 and 1544. Tile and umbel are representing the most important business lines, a brickyard and six breweries.
Source: municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2020

Banner and arms were approved on 6 November 1973.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2020

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