Wezembeek-Oppem

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WEZEMBEEK-OPPEM

Province : Vlaams-Brabant

Wapen van Wezembeek-Oppem/Coat of arms (crest) of Wezembeek-Oppem

Official blazon

  • (1920) In zwart, een zilveren ankerkruis.
  • (1994) In sabel een ankerkruis van zilver.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on March 22, 1920 and again on February 9, 1994.

The arms are identical to the arms of the Knights of Burbure, who acquired the village of Wezembeek in 1692 and owned the estate until the late 19th century.

Wapen van/Blason de Wezembeek-Oppem

The arms in the Koffie Hag/Café Hag albums +/- 1930
Wapen van/Blason de Wezembeek-Oppem

The arms on a police badge (source)


Literature: Servais, 1955


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