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Rückersdorf Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Rückersdorf, Landkreis Nürnberger Land, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-09-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rückersdorf (Mittelfranken) municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Sep 2021
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Rückersdorf Municipality

Rückersdorf Banner

It is a white-red-yellow vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Sep 2021

Rückersdorf Coat of Arms

Shield parted per fess of Sable and Argent, a sinister facing sight hound salient in counterchanged tinctures with collar Or, in sinister base an inescutcheon Gules parted by a bend Argent.
The shield parted per fess with hound displays the personal arms of Eberhard Peringstorfer, who died in 1447. He also founded the local church. The arms were bequeathed by his tombstone in that church. The inescutcheon displays the seal of Albertus de Rukersdorf from 1269. Rückersdorf had been seat of the namesake kin, who was first mentioned in 1234 and served as imperial commissionaires in the village until 1311.
Source: Eckhardt Pfeiffer: "Nürnberger Land", 2nd edition, Hersbruck 1989, p.348
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Sep 2021

Banner and arms were approved on 3 July 1979 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Mittelfranken.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Sep 2021

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