|Heraldry of the World (Wappen der Welt) - Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen|
German heraldry portal
(de) In blauem Schild auf grünem Dreiberg sitzend eine rechtshin gewandte silberne Taube mit goldener Bewehrung; darüber in der linken Schildecke eine silberne heraldische Rose mit goldenen Kelchblättern und Staubgefäßen.
The arms were granted in 1939.
The oldest known seals of the town date from the 17th century and already show a pigeon. The pigeon most likely is a canting symbol, from Duwe. All later seals and images have shown a pigeon, but the size and shape of the bird has changed considerably. Similarly, often some branches were added as well. The rose in the above arms was added in 1939 and is derived from the arms of the Lords of Duingen.
Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.
Heraldry of the World is a private site, which is on-line since 1996. It is a hobby, which takes much time and money (books, hosting etc etc). If you would like to support this site, donations are very welcome ! You can support the site by donating items (books, pdf, images and other items) or financially using the PayPal button below.
All donations send to this specific PayPal address will be used for acquiring books or other items for the site and not for private use.