Bad Orb

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BAD ORB

State : Hessen
District (Kreis) :Main-Kinzig Kreis (until 1973 Gelnhausen)

Wappen von Bad Orb

Official blazon

(de)

Origin/meaning

The arms show St. Martin, the patron saint of the city and of the State of Mainz, to which the city belonged. The saint was already used on the oldest seal of the city, dating from the 14th century. Besides the saint, the city often used the wheel of Mainz as the local symbol and arms.

Seal of Bad Orb

Seal from around 1900
Wappen von Bad Orb

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


Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.