Buchholz (Sachsen)

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State : Sachsen
District (Kreis) : Erzgebirgskreis (until 2008 Annaberg)
Incorporated into : 1945 Annaberg-Buchholz

Wappen von Buchholz (Sachsen)

Official blazon



The arms show the patron saint of the city, St. Catherine with her symbol, the (broken) wheel. The two trees (Buche) are canting. Mining has been of importance in the area since the 15th century, which is symbolised by the miner's tools.

Wappen von Buchholz (Sachsen)

Seal of the city from around 1900.
Wappen von Buchholz (Sachsen)

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

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Literature : Hupp, O: Kaffee Hag albums, 1920s; Benzing et al, 1984