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Waffenbrunn Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Waffenbrunn, Landkreis Cham, Bayern

Last modified: 2022-08-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Waffenbrunn municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 1 Aug 2022
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Waffenbrunn Municipality

Waffenbrunn Banner

It is a blue-white-red vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Aug 2022

Waffenbrunn Coat of Arms

Shield parted pale; at dexter Azure on a mount Argent a griffin rampant of the same winged Or holding a stemmed fleur-de-lis Argent by his foreclaws, at sinister parted per pale, at dexter Argent a fess Gules, at sinister Gules.
The griffin is representing the Paur kin. The family ruled district (Bavarian: Hofmark) and estate of Waffenbrunn from 1748 until the beginning of the 20th century. The sinister half displays the arms of the Darsteiner kin, who ruled the Darstein district (Bavarian:Hofmark) during the 14th and 15th century. Source: "Oberpfälzer Wappenbuch - Öffentliche Wappen der Oberpfalz", Regensburg 1991, pp.66-67
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Aug 2022

Banner and arms were approved on 5 June 1974 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Oberpfalz.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Aug 2022

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