Bischofshofen

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BISCHOFSHOFEN

State : Salzburg
District : Sankt Johann im Pongau

Wappen von Bischofshofen

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on August 9, 1927.

The arms show in the upper half the arms of the Princely Abbey of Chiemsee, to which the town historically belonged. The base shows the hand of a judge and indicates that the town was the seat of a court for a very long time.

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The seal from around 1900
Wappen von Bischofshofen

The arms in the Coffee Hag album +/- 1932


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Literature : Zaisberger, F. and Pfeiffer, N. : Salzburger Gemeindewappen. Winter Verlag, Salzburg, 1985

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