The arms were adopted on May 18, 1939.
The the three stars in a black bend are the arms of the Knights of Uranen ('Urnen') as amready mentioned in a roll of arms from 1532 (see also Niederurnen).
The arms in the Kaffee Hag albums 1914-1960
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Literature : Tschudi-Schümperlin, 1941