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Gersdorf Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Gersdorf, Landkreis Zwickau, Sachsen

Last modified: 2022-12-10 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Gersdorf municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 6 Dec 2022
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Gersdorf Municipality

Gersdorf Banner

It is a quartered banner with centred coat of arms, with upper hoist quarter red, lower fly quarter green and both other quarters white.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Dec 2022

Gersdorf Coat of Arms

Shield quartered of Argent, Vert, Gules and Argent, over all a miner in formal robe statant at dexter and a farmer statant at sinister, both supporting on heart point an inescutcheon Gules charged with a bend Argent and over all a glove Argent and a stocking Sable in saltire.
Miner and farmer are symbolising mining and agriculture, the inescutcheon is symbolising the local production of gloves and stockings. The tinctures red and white are those of the Lordship of Schönburg, green and white those of Sachsen.
Source: Siegfried Heinze´s webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Dec 2022

The banner is in use without approval. The arms were approved on 1 November 1994.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Dec 2022

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