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Österreichische Wappen


State : Steiermark
District : Deutschlandsberg
Additions : 2015 Freiland bei Deutschlandsberg, Bad Gams, Kloster, Osterwitz, Trahütten

Wappen von Deutschlandsberg

Official blazon


The arms were probably granted on June 29, 1445, but possibly even before 1278. However, there is no formal grant now on record, only a diploma in the Styrian State Archives by the Emperor Ferdinand II, dated May 8, 1627, which confirms the grant of a seal by King Rudolph of 1278.

The meaning of the arms is not clear, maybe the tower simply symbolises the city character in the woods.

Wappen von Deutschlandsberg

The arms by Widimsky, 1864
Wappen von Deutschlandsberg

The arms in the Coffee Hag album +/- 1932
Wappen von Deutschlandsberg

Special postal cancellation 1974

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Literature : Image provided by Karl Palfrader (, Kobel (1954), p. 38f; Zaisberger / Pfeiffer, p. 148

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