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City of Zell upon Harmersbach (Germany)

Stadt Zell am Harmersbach, Ortenaukreis, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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City of Zell upon Harmersbach

Zell upon Harmersbach City Banner

Description of banner:
It is a black - yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is slightly shifted to the top.
Source: Stefan Schwoon spotted this banner on 27 June 2004 on the edge of the city.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Sep 2013

Zell upon Harmersbach Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a golden (= yellow) shield is a black eagle armed and tongued red.
Zell am Harmersbach was established by the Benedictian Abbey of Gengenbach in the 13th century and became an imperial city in the 14th century. All seals since 1334 with prints since 1351 displayed the imperial eagle without any distinguishing marks. In the early 19th century ephemeral arms displayed the eagle with a inescutcheon of Baden, the crest and supporters of Baden. Since 1903 the old arms are restored.
Source: Stadler 1971, p.115

Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Sep 2013

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