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Bad Salzuflen

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Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)


State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Lippe (1972-1990 Detmold, until 1972 Lemgo)
Additions : 1969 Biemsen-Ahmsen, Ehrsen-Breden, Grastrup-Hölsen, Holzhausen, Lockhausen, Papenhausen, Retzen, Schötmar, Werl-Aspe, Wülfer-Bexten, Wüsten

Official blazon

In Blau ein sechseckiger Brunnenschacht mit zwei silbernen (weißen) Galgenbäumen, an denen vorn ein steigender, hinten ein sinkender goldener (gelber) Eimer hängt; darüber ein goldener (gelber) achtstrahliger Stern.


The arms were granted on March 31, 1970, based on the oldest seal.

Salzuflen received city rights from the Counts of Sternberg already before 1322. Salt mining has been of great importance already in the 13th century, and the oldest seal already shows the same composition of the present arms, a salt well and the star of the Counts of Sternberg. The composition was placed in a shield in the 16th century. The colours have varied during the years, as can be seen in the image below.

Emergency money of the city with the arms (1921

The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925

Literature : Stadler, K. : Deutsche Wappen - Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Angelsachsen Verlag, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.

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