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Treffelstein Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Treffelstein, Landkreis Cham, Bayern

Last modified: 2022-08-19 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Treffelstein municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 29 July 2022
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Treffelstein Municipality

Treffelstein Banner

It is a red-white-green vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 July 2022

Treffelstein Coat of Arms

Shield parted per bend, above left Or a linden branch Vert with three leaves, beneath right Sable a 5-spokes wheel Argent, base Argent three barrulets Gules.
The arms refer to former rulers of the Treffelstein district (Bavarian: Hofmark). The bendy shield is taken from the arms of the Rornstetter family (1454 until 1505), the wheel from those of the Berlachingen family (1585 until middle of 17th century), the branch from those of the Reisach family (1759 until middle of 19th century) and the base from those of Sazenhofen family (1679 until the 1730ies).
Source: "Oberpfälzer Wappenbuch - Öffentliche Wappen der Oberpfalz", Regensburg 1991, pp.66-67
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 July 2022

Banner and arms were approved on 25 February 1983 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Oberpfalz.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 July 2022

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