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Description of the flags

M. Schmöger, 20 Sep 2009


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Vertical flag, simple stripes

Vertical flag of Triesen
image by M. Schmöger, 20 Sep 2009

Vertical flag, simple stripes. Sources for this design: my own observations and photos, on 15 August 2009, at Vaduz castle and Triesen; and this official princely photo)
M. Schmöger, 20 Sep 2009

According to [kra81]: Divided vertically — blue and silver.
Jan Oskar Engene 11 Apr 1996

From [kra82] (in French) Drapeau: parti bleu et blanc. = (English) two vertical stripes blue and white.
Pascal Vagnat, 10 Apr 1999

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Vertical flag, stripes and arms

Vertical flag of Triesen
image by M. Schmöger, 20 Sep 2009

Vertical flag, stripes with banner-of-arms in the head Sources for this design: my own observations and photos, on 15 August 2009, at Vaduz castle and Triesen; Adulf Peter Goop et al.: Brauchtum Liechtenstein. Alpenland Verlag, Schaan 2005: p. 213; Liechtenstein 1978-1988 — Bilder, Texte und Dokumente. Verlag der Fürstlichen Regierung: Vaduz, 1988: p. 39, 247; and these two photos.
M. Schmöger, 20 Sep 2009 and 29 Sep 2009


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Banner of the arms

BoA of Triesen
image by M. Schmöger, 20 Sep 2009

  • Arms description (German):
    • Auf blauem Grund mit drei übereinanderliegenden silbernen Sensen. (Sources: [kra82d] [l9i85].)
    • In Blau drei übereinander gestellte silberne Sensenblätter (Sources: [jsu73].)
  • Arms blazoning (English): Azure, three scythe blades in pale Argent.
  • Arms granted: 23 June 1956 (by Francis Joseph II, the reigning prince) (Sources: [kra82d] [l9i85] [jsu73].)
  • Reasons for the arms: from the arms of the noble family “von Trisun” (Sources: [kra82d] [l9i85] [jsu73].)
M. Schmöger, 20 Sep 2009

The arms are azure with three scythes vertically. The arms have their origin in the arms of the nobles of Trisen, the oldest aristocratic family in Triesen. The first document where this family is mentioned is dated 1273. The arms of Triesen were adopted on the 23 June, 1956 [kra82].
Pascal Vagnat, 21 Nov 1995

Source for this flag design: Liechtenstein 1978-1988 — Bilder, Texte und Dokumente. Verlag der Fürstlichen Regierung, Vaduz 1988: p. 274)
M. Schmöger, 20 Sep 2009

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Horizontal banner of the arms

2:3 BoA of Triesen
image by M. Schmöger, 20 Sep 2009

Source for this flag design: my own observations and photos, on 15 August 2009, at Vaduz castle and Triesen.
M. Schmöger, 20 Sep 2009


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