Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
German Civic Heraldry
State : Schleswig-Holstein
Urban District (Stadtkreis) : Lübeck
Incorporated into : ? Lübeck
The arms were adopted in 1872.
The arms show a gate near the sea, flanked by two small shields. The city is the main harbour of Lübeck, which is symbolized by the gate. The small shields are also derived from the arms of Lübeck.
Literature : Hupp, O: Kaffee Hag albums, 1920s