Westpreussen

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WESTPREUSSEN (West Prussia)

Former province of the Kingdom of Prussia, at present in North Poland.

Arms of Westpreussen

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms are based on the original arms of Prussia. The arm holding a sword was first used by a group of nobles, who separated themselves in 1454 from the German Order.

The supporters, crown and helmet are those used in all Prussian provinces and could be used at wish.

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Literature : Schurdel, H.D. Flaggen und Wappen Deutschland. Battenberg, Augsburg 1995.