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Civic heraldry of Switzerland - Schweizer Wappen / Armorial de Suisse


Canton : Luzern
Incorporated into : 2005 Römerswil


Origin/meaning :
The lion, with its peculiar differntly coloured head, is taken from the arms of the Knights of Reinach, who built the castle Oberreinach in Herlisberg. The lion is placed on a small hill to distinguish the arms of the village from those of the family.

The arms were already shown on a map from 1597 for the village.

Wappen von/Blason de Herlisberg

The arms in the Kaffee Hag albums 1914-1960

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