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Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
The arms were designed and granted in 1937 and again on October 14, 1982.
The city developed around the castle of the Counts of Solms-Braunfels. The lion is taken from the arms of the Solms family, with opposite colours in the base, to distinguish the arms of the city from those of the family.
The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925