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Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
In gespaltenem Schild vorne in Gold der schwarze Großbuchstabe L, hinten in Schwarz ein goldener Löwe.
The arms were granted in 1934, previously the city used only the letter L in the colours of Württemberg. The lion was added as a symbol for the Staufen dynasty. The area was until the 15th century ruled by the (Hohen)Staufen family.
The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925
Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes. [[Category:Granted 1934]