Bad Waldsee

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BAD WALDSEE

State : Baden-Württemberg
District (Kreis) : Ravensburg
Additions : 1971 Gaisbeuren, Mittelurbach, Reute; 1975 Haisterkirch, Michelwinnaden (partly)

Wappen von Bad Waldsee

Official blazon

  • (de) In Schwarz ein silberner Balken, begleitet vorne von einem steigenden, linksgewendeten Fisch, hinten von einer gestürzten Kornschaufel, und überhöht von einem sechsstrahligen Stern.

Origin/meaning

Waldsee received city rights in 1298 and was until 1331 a possession of the Lords of Waldsee. In 1331 they sold the city and castle to the Habsburg family. The oldest known seal of the city dates from 1520 and shows the arms of the Lords of Waldsee, in black a silver bar.

Wappen von Bad Waldsee

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


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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.