Issum

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ISSUM

State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Kleve (until 1973 Geldern)
Additions : 1969 Sevelen

Wappen von Issum/Arms (crest) of Issum
Official blazon
German
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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on June 27, 1973.

The upper part of the arms is taken from the arms of the Lords of Issum. The deer has been used on the seals of Issum since 1664. The lower part is taken from the arms of Sevelen.

The previous arms were granted on ??-??-1937. These arms only showed the deer.

Seal of Issum

Seal from around 1900
Wappen von Issum

The arms from 1937
Wappen von Issum

Postal cancellation 1989



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Literature: Nagel, R. : Rheinisches Wappenbuch, Köln, 1986.