Bopfingen

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BOPFINGEN

State : Baden-Württemberg District (Kreis) : Ostalbkreis (until 1973 Aalen)
Additions : 1970 Flochberg; 1971 Schloßberg; 1972 Kerkingen, Trochtelfingen; 1973 Baldern, Oberdorf am Ipf; 1975 Aufhausen, Unterriffingen

Wappen von Bopfingen

Official blazon

In Gold der schwarze Reichsadler, belegt mit einem von Rot und Blau gespaltenem Brustschild, darin eine goldene Hafte (Kesselrinken).

Origin/meaning

Bopfingen was already mentioned in 1241 as an imperial city. The oldest known seal dates from 1279 and shows the imperial eagle. On a second seal, known since 1283, the eagle is flanked by two stars. The small breastshield first appears in 1462 as arms, and later also on the seals. The origin or meaning of the small shield is not known. The arms were formally granted in 1955.

Wappen von Bopfingen

The arms in a manuscript +/- 1530
Siegel von Bopfingen

The municipal stamp shown in 1892
Wappen von Bopfingen

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


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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.