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State : Sachsen
District (Kreis) : Mittelsachsen (until 2008 Mittweida)
Additions : 1950 Berthelsdorf, Crumbach, Ottendorf; 1994 Bockendorf, Cunnersdorf, Eulendorf, Gersdorf (1979 Falkenau), Riechberg; 1999 Schlegel

Wappen von Hainichen/Arms (crest) of Hainichen
Official blazon
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The arms show a gate with a small bird holding a branch. The origin or meaning of this composition is not known. It appeared already on the 17th century seal of the town.

Siegel von Hainichen

The municipal stamp shown in 1892
Seal of Hainichen

Seal from around 1900
Wappen von Hainichen/Coat of arms (crest) of Hainichen

The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925
Wappen von Hainichen/Coat of arms (crest) of Hainichen

Postal cancellation 1985

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Literature: Hupp, O: Kaffee Hag albums, 1920s; Benzing et al, 1984