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Mainleus Market Town (Germany)

Markt Mainleus, Landkreis Kulmbach, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-11-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Mainleus town banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Nov 2020
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Mainleus Market Town

Mainleus Banner

It is a green-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Nov 2020

Mainleus Coat of Arms

Shield parted per pale, at dexter Vert an anchor Argent, at sinister Argent a demi spinning wheel Sable couped per pale.
The charges are representing the former main business lines. The anchor is symbolising rafting of timber until the 19th century and is representing the Main River. The demi-wheel is symbolising the local textile industry.
Source: Klemens Stadler and Albrecht von und zu Egloffstein: "Die Wappen der oberfränkischen Landkreise, Städte, Märkte und Gemeinden", published in: "Die Plassenburg, Schriften für Heimatforschung und Kulturpflege in Ostfranken no.48", Kulmbach 1990, p.260
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Nov 2020

The town colours are traditional. The arms were approved on 16 May 1962 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Nov 2020

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