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Offingen Market Town (Germany)

Markt Offingen, Landkreis Günzburg, Bayern

Last modified: 2022-07-30 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Offingen town banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 July 2022
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Offingen Market Town

Offingen Banner

It is a black-white-blue vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 July 2022

Offingen Coat of Arms

Shield parted per pale, at dexter Or three wolf traps Sable in pale, at sinister Azure three balls Or ordered 2:1 under a chief Argent.
The traps are taken from the arms of the Barons of Stain, who ruled the village since 1518. The balls are taken from the amrs of the Barons of Freiberg-Schütz-Eisenberg, who bought village and the local castles in 1659.
Source: Franz Reißenauer, Josef Weizenegger, and Anton H.Konrad: "Der Landkreis Günzburg", Weißenhorn 1966, p.109
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 July 2022

Banner and arms were approved on 4 May 1954 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 July 2022

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