Bad Cannstatt

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BAD CANNSTATT

State : Baden-Württemberg
District (Kreis) : Stuttgart
Incorporated into : 1905 Stuttgart

Wappen von Bad Cannstatt

Official blazon

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Origin/meaning

Bad Cannstatt is first mentioned as Canstat ad Necarum in 708. It received city rights in the early 14th century. All seals of Bad Cannstatt (known since 1353) show a canting jug (Kanne). The jug also appears in the arms of the Lords of Cannstatt since 1267. Whether the family took the arms of the town or vice-versa is not known. The present family Schilling von Canstatt still uses a golden jug in a red field as arms.

Wappen von Bad Cannstatt

Seals of Cannstatt from 1395 and 1413.

The size and shape of the jug varies widely on seals and images. The jug also is sometimes shown facing left, but mainly facing right as in the above arms. The colours of the arms are known since 1560, but the arms sometimes appear with a golden jug or a dark (black ?) field.

Wappen von Bad Cannstatt

The arms in the Chorographia Württemberg (Wolleber, 1591)
Wappen von Bad Cannstatt

The arms on an 1877 poster
Siegel von Bad Cannstatt

The municipal stamp shown in 1892
Wappen von Bad Cannstatt

The arms in the Wappen-Sammlung (1900)
Wappen von Bad Cannstatt

The arms in a German album +/- 1910

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Literature : Bardua, 1973. [[Category:Stuttgart]