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Province : Vlaams-Brabant
Incorporated into : 1977 Herent

Wapen van Winksele/Coat of arms (crest) of Winksele

Official blazon

In zwart, een roodgenagelde en getongde omgewende gouden leeuw, vergezeld rechts naar de punt, van de letter V ook in goud.


The arms were granted on April 24, 1912.

The arms show the lion of the Duchy of Brabant, with the letter W the town's initial. The combination already appeared on the oldest seals of the village, dating from 1309, 1424 and 1539. The village was a possession of the Dukes of Brabant until the late 16th century.

Wapen van/Blason de Winksele

The arms in the Koffie Hag/Café Hag albums +/- 1930

Literature: Servais, 1955

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