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Waltenhofen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Waltenhofen, Landkreis Oberallgäu, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-09-04 by klaus-michael schneider
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Waltenhofen Banner

It is a yellow-red vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Sep 2020

Waltenhofen Coat of Arms

Shield parted per fess, above Sable three crescents recumbent Or ordered 2:1, beneath Argent two chevrons Gules.
The upper half displays the arms of the Lords of Rauns, local rulers between 1367 and 1464.The lower half is a differentiation of the family arms of their successors, the Lords of Werdenstein.
Source: Stadler 1968, p.89
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Sep 2020

The arms were approved on 1 December 1949 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Sep 2020

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