Reichelsheim im Odenwald

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REICHELSHEIM IM ODENWALD

State : Hessen
District (Kreis) : Odenwaldkreis (until 1972 Erbach)
Additions : 1972 Beerfurth (1970 Pfaffen-Beerfurth, Kirch-Beerfurth), Bockenrod, Eberbach, Erzbach, Frohnhofen, Gersprenz, Gumpen, Klein-Gumpen, Laudenau, Ober-Kainsbach, Ober-Ostern, Rohrbach, Unter-Ostern

Wappen von Reichelsheim im Odenwald

Official blazon

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Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1923 and are based on the seal of the town dating from the 17th century. The three stars are derived from the arms of the Counts of Erbach, the oak branches are a symbol for the Odenwald area (Wald=forest).

Wappen von Reichelsheim im Odenwald

The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925

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Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.