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Schwarzenbach Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Schwarzenbach, Landkreis Neustadt an der Waldnaab, Bayern

Last modified: 2022-07-30 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Schwarzenbach municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 14 June 2022
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Schwarzenbach Municipality

Schwarzenbach Banner

It is a white-red-white vertical triband. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 June 2022

Schwarzenbach Coat of Arms

Shield parted by a bend sinister wavy Argent; above right Sable a lion´s head Or, crowned and tongued Gules; beneath Gules a sword Argent in bend sinister hilted Or.
The bend wavy is representing the Haidenaab, a river and the name giving Schwarzenbach, a creek. The lion´s head is a differentiation of the Palatine lion and us stressing the relationships to the Wittelsbach kin as Palatine Counts of Rhine, proven since 1285. The sword is taken from the arms of the Kreß kin, patricians from

  • Nürnberg, who owned the Pechhof estate from the middle of the 15th century until the middle of the 16th century.
    Source: "Oberpfälzer Wappenbuch. Öffentliche Wappen der Oberpfalz," Regensburg 1991, pp.106-107
    Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 June 2022

    Banner and arms were approved on 8 December 1987 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Oberpfalz.
    Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 June 2022

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