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Wertach Market Town (Germany)

Markt Wertach, Landkreis Oberallgäu, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-09-04 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Wertach town banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Sep 2020
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Wertach Market Town

Wertach Banner

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

Wertach Coat of Arms

Shield Vert, a bend sinister Argent charged with three watermill's wheels Sable.
Wertach is known as a market town since 1423. The bend sinister is representing the namesake river, the wheels the three local watermills (Obere Mühle (upper mill), Untere Mühle (lower mill) and Reutemühle).
Source: Stadler 1968, p.95
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Sep 2020

Banner and arms were granted on 31 August 1872 by King Ludwig II of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Sep 2020

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