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Witikon quarter (Zürich canton, Switzerland)

Last modified: 2010-12-30 by rob raeside
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[Flag of Witikon] image by Pascal Gross

Gules a "Schildbeschläg" Argent.

This is I guess some kind of iron-work, possibly related with fer-de-moline.

Željko Heimer, 15 June 2001

Assuming that 'Schildbeschlag' is the same as Danish 'skjoldbeslag', it is originally a metal reinforcement of the shield, similar to the escarbuncle of e.g. Navarra.

Ole Andersen, 16 June 2001