|Heraldry of the World (Wappen der Welt)|
Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
State : Niedersachsen
District (Kreis) : Osterholz
Additions : 1927 Osterholz, Scharmbeck; 1936 Buschhausen, Lintel, Westerbeck; 1974 Freißenbüttel, Garlstedt, Heilshorn, Hülseberg, Ohlenstedt, Pennigbüttel, Sandhausen, Scharmbeckstotel, Teufelsmoor
The arms were granted on February 12, 1930.
The bull in the arms symbolises the important cattle market in Scharmbeck. The spindles symbolise the importance of the textile industry in the city. The waves in the base of the arms show the Scharmbecker Bach that runs through the town.
The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925
Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.
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