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Partenstein Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Partenstein, Landkreis Main-Spessart, Bayern

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Partenstein Banner

It is a white-red-yellow vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Feb 2022

Partenstein Coat of Arms

Shield Gules two halberds Argent in saltire, issuant from base a stepped gable or, consisting of ten bricks ordered 1:2:3:4.
The arms are canting, consisting of halberds (German also: Parten) and bricks, representing a stone (German: Stein). The tinctures red and golden are those of the Counts of Rieneck and the Counts of Hanau. Both lived in the village in the past. The tinctures red and silver are those of the Archbishopric of Mainz, which ruled the village until 1803.
Source: "Unser Bayern", appendix of Bayerische Staatszeitung, 1970, p.8
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Feb 2022

Banner and arms were approved on 28 January 1969 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Feb 2022

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