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Dornstetten City (Germany)

Stadt Dornstetten, Landkreis Freudenstadt, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2019-01-14 by klaus-michael schneider
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Dornstetten City

Dornstetten Banner

It is a black-yellow vertical bicolour with centred arms.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Jan 2019

Dornstetten Coat of Arms

Shield Or, under an attire Sable in fess a thorn bush Sable.
Count Heinrich II of Urach-Fürstenberg granted city rights to Dornstetten around 1270. The 1st city seal with prints from 1283 displayed the founder's family arms, an eagle surrounded by a bordure of vair. When the Counts of Württemberg acquired the city in 1320/1323, the seal only displayed the attires of Württemberg. Until 1450 the shield was surrounded by the canting thorn branches (German: Dornenzweige). The current pattern appeared first in seals from the 16th century and in the roll of arms of Siebmacher (1605). A painting from 1535 and one of Merian (1643) only displayed three crossed thorn branches.
Source: Stadler 1971, p.33
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Jan 2019

The banner was confirmed and the arms confirmed on 30 December 1976 by the county administration, published in GABl 313/1977.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Jan 2019

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