Kandern

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KANDERN

State : Baden-Württemberg
District (Kreis) : Lörrach (until 1973 Müllheim)
Additions : 1974 Feuerbach, Holzen, Riedlingen, Sitzenkirch, Tannenkirch, Wollbach

Wappen von Kandern

Official blazon

(de) In Gold eine rote Kanne mit Deckel.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on November 11, 1975.

The jug (Kanne) is a canting symbol, which was first used on border stones as a village sign in the 18th century. Even though Kandern was a relatively large village and a town since the 16th century, there are no old seals known. The oldest seals date from the early 19th century and show a shield with the jug. All later seals and images show thus mug as arms, but the size and shape of the jug have changed considerably during the last two centuries.

Siegel von Kandern

The municipal stamp shown in 1892
Wappen von Kandern

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

The arms as shown in the 1960s
Wappen von Kandern

The arms in the village (image Ralf Fischer)
Wappen von Kandern

The arms with Soufflenheim (image Ralf Fischer)
Wappen von Kandern

The arms in the village (image Ralf Fischer)


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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.