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City of Bad Waldsee (Germany)

Stadt Bad Waldsee, Kreis Ravensburg, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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City of Bad Waldsee

Bad Waldsee City Banner

Description of banner:
It is a black - white vertical bicolour. The greater arms, placed onto a red shield, are shifted to the top. The accompanying elements are yellow on flag.
Source: Stefan Schwoon spotted this banner on 27 July 2003 at the local main street.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Oct 2013

Bad Waldsee Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The black shield is divided by a broad silver (= white) bar.
Waldsee gained city rights in 1298 and was until 1331 a possession of the Lords of Waldsee. In 1331 they sold city and castle to the Habsburg family. In 1956 the city gained the title of a spa and the prefix "Bad".The oldest known seal of the city from 1520 displays the arms of the Lords of Waldsee. In the extended or "greater" arms the shield is accompanied by a fish, placed paly, on the dexter side and an oar, sometimes interpreted as a grain shovel, on the sinister side. Above the shield is a, sometimes facetted, 6-point star.
Source: Stadler 1971, p.21
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Oct 2013

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