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German Civic Heraldry - Deutsche Wappenrolle


MARKTZEULN

State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Lichtenfels

Origin/meaning:
The oldest seal of the town dates from the late 16th century and shows a canting owl (Eule) on a rock. Later the owl was placed in a shield and the rock was replaced by a small branch. The colours have not changed since the mid 19th century, still the owl was often shown in natural colour, see the image from Hupp below:

Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes; Hupp, O: Kaffee Hag albums, 1920s



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