State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Ebersberg
The arms show a black bear. The bear is already depicted on the oldest seals of the city, dating from the 15th century. Sometimes the bear is shown facing left, but most often as in the present arms facing right. The origin of the bear is not known. The colour of the bear has always been black, but the field has been silver, red in the 19th century and gold in this century.
Hupp showed in the 1920s the bear in a silver field:
Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes; Hupp, O: Kaffee Hag albums, 1920s