Obergrombach

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OBERGROMBACH

State : Baden-Württemberg District (Kreis) : Karlsruhe (until 1973 Bruchsal)
Incorporated into : 1971 Bruchsal

Wappen von Obergrombach/Arms of Obergrombach
Official blazon
German

In Blau auf roter Mondsichel stehend die von goldenem Strahlenkranz umgebene, rot gekleidete und golden gekrönte Madonna, das golden nimbierte Jesuskind auf der Linken, in der Rechten ein goldenes Zepter.

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Origin/meaning

Obergrombach was mentioned as a city in 1337 and belonged to the State of Speyer. The oldest known seal, however, dates only from 1746. It showed the madonna with child, the patron saint of Speyer. All later seal showed the same composition. The arms were officially granted in 1899 in the colours of Speyer.

Literature: Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.


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