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Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
The arms show a tree, taken from the only historical seal of the town, dating from 1645. The tree most likely is a beech and thus canting (Buche=beech). In the 1809 a second seal appears with a divided shield, right a mountain with sun, left a forest. The forest can either rbe canting, or refer to the Unterspreewald forest.
The municipal stamp shown in 1892
Seal from around 1900
Literature : Hupp 1896, 1898
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