ALTENSTADT (ILLER) (until 1903 Illereichen, 1903-1972 Illereichen-Altenstadt)
|German||In Silber auf grünem Boden ein grüner Eichbaum mit goldenen Eicheln.|
The arms were probably adopted by the town in the second half of the 19th century. The oak is a canting symbol (Eiche=oak). At least in 1835 the town did not use any arms, it was said that all archives were abroad. No old seals or pictures existed, so the municipality started to use the oak.
The municipal stamp shown in 1892
The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925
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