Horstmar

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HORSTMAR

State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) :Steinfurt
Additions : 1969 Amt Horstmar, Leer

Wappen von Horstmar/Arms (crest) of Horstmar
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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted in 1972.

The arms are based on the old arms (see below), with the quartered field of the old arms of Leer replacing the bars.

The previous arms were granted on March 1st, 1939

Wappen von Horstmar/Arms (crest) of Horstmar

The old arms are derived from the arms of the Lords of Horstmar, who had founded the city in 1269.

Wappen von Horstmar

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

Literature: Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.



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