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Fränkisch-Crumbach Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Fränkisch-Crumbach, Odenwaldkreis, Darmstadt District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Fränkisch-Crumbach banner of arms] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 12 August 2006
approved 1967 See also:

Fränkisch-Crumbach Municipality

It is an armourial banner, or banner of arms.
inhabitants 3,361
Odenwald County
Darmstadt District , state Hesse
banner approved in 1967
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 12 August 2006

Fränkisch-Crumbach Bicolour

[Fränkisch-Crumbach bicolour] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 May 2017

It is a blue-yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
County Fire Brigade webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 May 2017

Coat of Arms

Shield Azure, a bend wavy Or, two 6-point stars, one in sinister chief, one in dexter base.
The arms display the F. CROMBACH GERICHTSSIEGEL, a court seal from the 17th century. The colours were fixed in 1926, they had been the colours of the arms of two local families: the Prettlack kin and the Gemmingen kin. The latter gained market rights and the rule in the Lordship of Crumbach in 1692, finally in 1802. Crumbach before had been a dominion of the Lords of Crumbach and its younger Rodenstein branch. Otto Hupp had displayed the arms erroneously with a bend sinister wavy Argent.
The arms were approved in 1926 by Minister of Interior of Hesse.
Source: Stadler 1967, p.33
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 May 2017

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