|Heraldry of the World (Wappen der Welt)|
Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
Gespalten von Silber und Blau; vorne am Spalt ein halber, golden bewehrter roter Adler mit goldenem Kleestängel auf dem Flügel; hinten ein links gewendeter silberner Storchenrumpf mit rotem Schnabel.
The arms were officially granted on November 27, 1672.
Schnabelwaid was sold in 1668 to Margrave Christian Ernst von Brandenburg-Bayreuth. The oldest seal dates from the same time and already shows the above arms. The eagle is the eagle of Brandenburg, the other half is a canting element (Schnabel = bill/beak). In the original seal the species of bird could not be distinguished, but it was mentioned in 1692 as a stork. The colours are most likely derived from the arms of the Lords of Künsberg, previous owners of the village.
The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925
The arms in the Deutsches Wappenmuseum
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.