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Wäschenbeuren Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Wäschenbeuren, Landkreis Göppingen, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2018-01-31 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Wäschenbeuren municipal banner] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Jan 2018 See also:

Wäschenbeuren Municipality

Wäschenbeuren Banner

It is a red-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Jan 2018

Wäschenbeuren Coat of Arms

Tierced in bend sinister Gules Argent and Vert, a laundress proper beating clothes.
In 1491 King Maximilian I granted arms to the village on behalf of its owner Veit of Rechberg. The deed got burnt in 1945. The laundress (German: Wäscherin) is a canting element.
Source: Stadler 1971, p.107

The arms were granted on 14 September 1491, The banner was approved on 14 February 1958 by Minister of Interior of Baden-Württemberg, published in GABl 108/1958.
Klaus-Michael Schneider and Christopher Southworth, 13 Jan 2018

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