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State : Baden-Württemberg
District (Kreis) : Karlsruhe
Addition : 1972 Spessart, 1974 Bruchhausen, Ettlingenweier, Oberweier, Schluttenbach, Schöllbronn

Wappen von Ettlingen

Official blazon

  • (de) Gespalten von Gold und Blau: vorne ein roter Schrägbalken, hinten ein schwebender silberner Zinnenturm.


Ettlingen received city rights around 1234 and the oldest seal dates from the same time. The oldest seal showed the bend of Baden crossed with a key. The city was a possession of the Margraves of Baden since 1234, who were the successors of the Weissenburg Abbey. The key is the symbol of St. Peter, the patron saint of Weissenburg Abbey. In the early 14th century the key was replaced by the canting white tower of Weissenburg. The blue and silver colours of the tower were defined in the 19th century and are the colours of the State of Speyer, as the bishops of Speyer had much influence in the area.

Siegel von Ettlingen

The seal from 1256-1257
Siegel von Ettlingen

The seal from 1346-1456
Siegel von Ettlingen

The seal from 1487-1533
Siegel von Ettlingen

The seal from 1500-1616
Siegel von Ettlingen

The seal from 1767-1787
Siegel von Ettlingen

19th century seal/stamp
Siegel von Ettlingen

The seal from 18997
Wappen von Ettlingen

The arms in the Wappen-Sammlung (+/- 1910)
Wappen von Ettlingen

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


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Literature : John, H. : Wappenbuch des Landkreises Karlsruhe. Stuttgart, 1986.