Adelsheim

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ADELSHEIM

State : Baden-Württemberg
District (Kreis) : Neckar-Odenwald Kreis (until 1973 Buchen)

Wappen von Adelsheim

Official blazon

(de) Auf Silber ein schwarzes, senkrecht stehendes Steinbockshorn.

Origin/meaning

Although the town was mentioned as a city in 1347, it only got city rights in 1374. The horn of an ibex was part of the arms of the Knights of Adelsheim. The city has always used the horn in its arms, although the shape of the horn has changed considerably through the years.

Siegel von Adelsheim

The arms on a municipal stamp (1892)
Wappen von Adelsheim

The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925


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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.