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Probstei Subcounty (Germany) - Part 2 (L-Z)

Amt Probstei, Kreis Plön, Schleswig-Holstein - Teil 2

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[Amt Probstei subcounty flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 6 Aug 2006
approved 31 October 2002 See also:

Municipality of Laboe

Laboe Municipal Flag

[Laboe municipal flag] 1:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 27 Jul 2006
approved 8 October 1959

Description of flag:
The ratio is 1:2. The white flag is limited by two blue, horizontal stripes on both edges. Between the stripes is the coat of arms, shifted to the hoist.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013

Laboe Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a blue shield over blue and silver (= white) waves is a rising silver (= white) swan armed red. He is accompanied by a golden (= yellow) upended anchor on the sinister side.
Meaning:
The swan is a canting element. The name is derived from a Slavic word meaning either "swans' bay" or "swans' location". The anchor is symbolizing the affiliation of the municipality with fishery. It is also alluding to the most famous building in Laboe, the cenotaph of the KIAs of the Imperial Navy in WW1.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.219

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 8 October 1959. The artist is Wilhelm Horst Lippert from Brunsbüttel.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013


Municipality of Lutterbek

Lutterbek Municipal Flag

[Lutterbek municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 11 Aug 2006
approved 14 September 1989

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013

Lutterbek Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In the centre of the green shield is a silver (= white) millwheel flanked by a golden (= yellow) Latin cross potent (dexter chief) and an ear of grain of the same colour (sinister chief).
Meaning:
The cross is symbolizing the affiliation of the municipality with the monastery of Preetz for some 650 years. In 1411 the monastery gained the watermill, represented by the wheel, at the confluence of Lutterbek - a creek and name giver of the municipality - with Hagener Au. Grain and green colour are symbolizing agriculture.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.234

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 14 September 1989. The artist is Henning Höppner from Plön.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013


Municipality of Prasdorf

Prasdorf Municipal Flag

[Prasdorf municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 5 Aug 2006
approved 7 December 1988

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a blue over yellow over green horizontal triband with ratio approx. 1:5:1. The coat of arms is in the middle of the yellow stripe.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013

Prasdorf Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided by a golden (= yellow) bend sinister wavy into blue over green. Above right is a broken, golden (= yellow) crozier. Below are two ears of grain of the same colour ordered alongside the bend.
Meaning:
The ears are symbolizing agriculture. The bend wavy is symbolizing the Hagener Mühlenau, a mill brook. The crozier is symbolizing the affiliation with the monastery of Preetz. The village was first mentioned in 1240 as "indago praepositi" (=provost's hague) and in 1264 as "Provestthorpe" (= provost's village).
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.275

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 7 December 1988. The artist is Henning Höppner from Plön.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013


Municipality of Probsteierhagen

Probsteierhagen Municipal Flag

[Probsteierhagen municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 7 Aug 2006
approved 8 Oct 1959

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. The hoist side displays the coat of arms without shield. The broader flyend is horizontally divided by eleven alternating green and yellow stripes.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013

Probsteierhagen Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided by a silver (= white) bend sinister wavy. Above right in a green field is a golden (= yellow) demi wolf issuant holding a silver (= white) branch of oak in his left paw. Below left the field is nine times divided per fess into green and golden (= yellow) - i.e. 10 horizontal stripes - superimposed by two silver (= white) plough shares.
Meaning:
The village was created by forest clearance in the medieval. Before 1928 the municipality belonged to different districts. The bend wavy is symbolizing the Hagener Au, a creek and the former border. The part on the east bank belonged to the monastery of Preetz. The colours are symbolizing meadows and acres. The plough shares are symbolizing the importance of farming. The wolf is taken from the arms of the Pogwisch family, who owned Dobersdorf Manor since 1475 and Hagen Manor since 1531. As a canting element he also symbolizes the settlement core of Wulfsdorf. The branch is symbolizing the forest clearances mentioned above.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.277

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 8 October 1959. The artist is Wilhelm Horst Lippert from Brunsbüttel.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013


Municipality of Schönberg (Holstein)

Schönberg Municipal Flag

[Schönberg (Holstein) municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 9 Aug 2006
approved 3 April 1984

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013

Schönberg Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess wavy into blue over silver (= white). Above is a silver (= white) bull's head guardant flanked by two golden (= yellow) ears of grain. Below is a red steeple with a perch at the top.
Meaning:
The wavy line is symbolizing the Baltic Sea. The bull's head is alluding to the historical region of Wagrien, to which Schönberg belonged and is also representing cattle-breeding. The ears are symbolizing tillage. The perch had been a symbol for the whole subcounty and can be found on top of the weather vane of the local parish church since 200 years. Blue and silver are the traditional colours of Probstei. Together with red and gold all colours of Schleswig-Holstein can be found in the arms.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.306

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 3 April 1984. The artist is Rudolf Thiel from Schönberg.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013


Municipality of Stakendorf

Stakendorf Municipal Flag

[Stakendorf municipal flag] 7:15 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013
approved 7 June 2011

Description of flag:
The ratio is 7:15. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013

Stakendorf Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per bend sinister into silver (= white) over blue. Above is a red farmhouse. The blue field is divided by a silver (= white) bendlet sinister enwinded by a black ring snake (Latin: Natrix natrix).
Meaning:
This special type of a Lower Saxonian farmhouse, having a semi-circular arch beneath the roof, is very common in the region. The bendlet is a canting element representing a punt-pole (German: Stake). There are many grass snakes in the village. The snake is also alluding to Peter Plett (1766-1823), a local teacher. He already in 1791 implemented vaccinations against cowpox successfully. The englishman Edward Jenner did the same in 1796 and became world-famous.
Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 7 June 2011. The local artists are Ernst Hansen and Herbert Lage.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013


Municipality of Stein

Stein Municipal Flag

[Stein municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 9 Aug 2006
approved 25 May 1990

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013

Stein Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The blue shield is divided by a silver (= white) fess wavy. Above is a silver (= white) masoned bridge, formed like a stepped gable. The bridge is flanked by three golden (= yellow) blossoms of rape. Below is a golden (= yellow) plaice.
Meaning:
The fess wavy and the blue colour are symbolizing the Baltic Sea. The blossoms are symbolizing agriculture. The bridge is part of a stoney water-break, built in 1900. The vessels of the fishermen passed the bridge in order to reach the harbour in a shallow bay. The plaice is symbolizing former fishery in the bay and a nearby lake.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.325

The flag was approved on 25 May 1990. The coat of arms was approved on 11 January 1990. The artist is Henning Höppner from Plön.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013


Municipality of Stoltenberg

Stoltenberg Municipal Flag

[Stoltenberg municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 5 Aug 2006
approved 24 November 2000

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is a white over red horizontal bicolour. The coat of arms is in the centre of the flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013

Stoltenberg Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per fess. Above in a red field is a silver (= white) nettle leaf. Below in a silver (= white) field are three blue blossoms of bluebottle ordered 2:1.
Meaning:
The nettle leaf is symbolizing the affiliation with Holstein. The blossoms are representing the former independent municipalities of Stoltenberg proper, Ottenhof and Charlottenthal, which were united in 1928.
Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

The flag was approved on 24 November 2000. The coat of arms was approved on 22 August 2000. The artist is Henning Höppner from Plön.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013


Municipality of Wendtorf

Wendtorf Municipal Flag

[Wendtorf municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 28 Jul 2006
approved 12 May 1995

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013

Wendtorf Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided by a bend sinister, which is divided into golden (= yellow) over red. Above in a blue field - divided by four silver (= white) barrulets wavy - is a golden (= yellow), sinister facing perch. Below in a silver (= white) field - divided by four blue barrulets wavy - is a red blade of a spade.
Meaning:
The bend is symbolizing the dyke. The white waves are representing the Baltic Sea, the blze waves the Barsbek Lake. The perch is symbolizing riches of fish in the bay and is also the symbol of the historical Probstei Region. The spade is symbolizing agriculture in the marshes.
Source: Reißmann 1997, p.359

The flag was approved on 12 May 1995. The coat of arms was approved on 22 March 1990. The artist is Henning Höppner from Plön.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013


Municipality of Wisch

Wisch Municipal Flag

[Wisch municipal flag] 3:5 image by Jörg Majewski, 8 Aug 2006
approved 8 December 2001

Description of flag:
The ratio is 3:5. It is an armorial flag.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013

Wisch Municipal Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per bend sinister embattled into silver (= white) over green. Above right are two blue bendlets sinister wavy. Below left is a golden (= yellow) rake.
Meaning:
The bendlets are symbolizing the Baltic Sea. The rake and the green colour are symbolizing agriculture and meadows. The embattlement is symbolizing former Bramhorst castle, mentioned 1285, one year before Wisch was mentioned.
Source: Municipal Roll of Arms Schleswig-Holstein Online

Flag and coat of arms were approved on 8 December 2001. The artist is Henning Höppner from Plön.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Feb 2013


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