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Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
German Civic Heraldry


State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Nürnberger Land

The arms were granted on May 28, 1985.
The eagle is taken from the arms of the city of Nürnberg, as a large part of the municipality historically was a possession of the city. The Moors and the black bends are derived from the arms of the Tucher family. The family acquired Simmelsdorf in 1598 and ruled the estate until 1806. The family still lives on the local castle. The chief is derived from the arms of the Lochner family, who had large possessions in Hüttenbach from the 15th century until 1906.

Literature : Information provided by the Simmelsdorf council.

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