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Polsingen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Polsingen, Landkreis Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-09-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Polsingen municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Sept 2021
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Polsingen Municipality

Polsingen Banner

It is a red-white-black vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Sept 2021

Polsingen Coat of Arms

Shield parted per pale, at dexter Gules a torso of a hound Argent chained Or, at sinister quartered of Argent and Sable, base Argent parted by a facetted saltire Gules.
Polsingen was established in 1978 by a merger of Döckingen, Polsingen proper, Ursheim and Trendel. The saltire, you may also call it a saltire gyronny, is taken from the former municipal arms of Trendel and is alluding to the arms of theCounts of Oettingen as local rulers of Trendel. The hound is tken from the family arms of the Lords of See, who lived in Polsingen between 110 and 1518. The quartered shield at sinister displays the arms of the Margraves of Brandenburg-Ansbach, who acquired the major part of the possessions of the Lords of See in 1517. They had also been manorial lords and kept the local cognisance in Döckingen, Polsingen und Ursheim.
Klemens Stadler: "Neue Gemeindewappen in Mittelfranken", in: "Jahresbericht des Historischen Vereins Mittelfranken", 1956, pp.123,129
"Unser Bayern", Heimatbeilage der Bayerischen Staatszeitung 1955 ( a newspaper appendix) , p.88
"Unser Bayern", Heimatbeilage der Bayerischen Staatszeitung 1957 ( a newspaper appendix) , p.24
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Sept 2021

Banner and arms were approved on 22 April 1983 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Mittelfranken.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Sept 2021

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