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Deutsche Wappen

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State : Baden-Württemberg
District (Kreis) : Ludwigsburg
Additions : 1901 Eglosheim; 1903 Pflugfelden; 1922 Oßweil; 1926 Hoheneck; 1974 Neckarweihingen; 1975 Poppenweiler

Wappen von Ludwigsburg

Official blazon

  • (de) In Blau an schrägem rotem Fahnenstock mit goldener Spitze die goldene Reichssturmfahne, darin ein rot bewehrter und rot bezungter schwarzer Adler.


The city developed around the hunting castle Schloss Ludwigsburg from 1704 onwards, and received city rights in 1718. The new city choose to use the Imperial Banner in its arms. The banner was used by the Dukes of Schwaben since 1495. It was a symbol for several imperial rights the Dukes possessed. Why the banner was chosen is not known.

Wappen von Ludwigsburg

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

The arms in the Wappen-Sammlung (1900)
Arms of Ludwigsburg

The arms in the Abadie albums
Wappen von Ludwigsburg

The arms on a 1960s matchox label
Wappen von Ludwigsburg

The arms as used in the 1970s
Wappen von Ludwigsburg

The arms of the city and the partner cities :
Neutitschein, Fulnek, Odrau and Wagstadt

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Literature : Stadler, K., 1964-1971; Bardua, 1987