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Baisweil Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Baisweil, Landkreis Ostallgäu, Bayern

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It is a blue-white-blue vertical triband. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Sep 2020

Baisweil Coat of Arms

Triangular shield Azure, a swan's torso Argent beaked Or and tongued Gules.
The arms ar the family arms of the Lords of Baisweil, who died out in the 15th century. They were first mentioned in 1130. The existence of seal prints of their arms is proven since the 14th century.
Sources: Aegidius Kolb and Ewald Kohler (editors): "Ostallgäu, Einst und Jetzt", Marktoberdorf 1984, pp.1039-1041 and Eduard Zimmermann: "Kaufbeurer Wappen und Zeichen", publlished in Allgäuer Heimatbücher vol.40, Kempten 1951, p.15
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Sep 2020

The arms were approved on 3 February 1950 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Sep 2020

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