Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz

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State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz
Additions : 1972 Labersricht, Mühlen, Pölling, Stauf, Wöffenbach

Wappen von Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz

Official blazon

(de) In Rot ein golden bewehrter schwarzer Adler mit rotem Schnabel.


Neumarkt was founded in the early 13th century and was mentioned as a city in 1235. It was an imperial city and thus all 13th century seals showed the Imperial Eagle. Ever since the city has used the eagle on its seals and as its coat of arms. The colours are known since the late 15th century and were identical to the colours of the Imperial eagle. In the 19th century, however, the colours were changed to the present colours, Hupp explains this by the use of red wax for the seal.

Siegel von Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz

The municipal stamp shown in 1892
Seal of Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz

Seal from around 1900
Wappen von Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz

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

Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes; Hupp, O: Kaffee Hag albums, 1920s Bayern.jpg