From Heraldry of the World
Jump to navigation Jump to search


State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Steinfurt (until 1975 Münster)
Amt : Amt Greven
Incorporated into : 1975 Greven

Wappen von Gimbte/Arms (crest) of Gimbte
Official blazon
German blazon wanted
English blazon wanted


The arms were officially granted on January 4, 1939.

The three fleur-de-lys on gold are derived from the old arms of the Lords von Gimbte, who probably originated from the area and who became extinct in the 16th century. The wavy bar symbolises the Ems river.

This page is part of the
German heraldry portal


German heraldry:


Selected collector's items from Germany:

Support the site:

Contact us:

Our partners:

© since 1995, Heraldry of the World, Ralf Hartemink

Literature: Meyer, 1940