Harburg (Hamburg)

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HARBURG

Incorporated into : 1927 Harburg-Wilhelmsburg (1937 Hamburg)

Arms (crest) of Harburg (Hamburg)

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms are based on the medieval seals of Harburg, which already showed a city gate with a lion. The lion is the lion of the Welfen dynasty, who ruled Harburg in medieval times.

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Seals of the city from around 1900-1920
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Arms (crest) of Harburg (Hamburg)

The arms in the Abadie albums
Wappen von Harburg (Hamburg)

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


Literature : Ahrens, 1891

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