Marvellous coat of arms seen at the old town hall of Celle.
Impressive emblem seen at an industrial hall near the railway station of Retz. Well, can you read the ‘deleted’ text below the emblem? It is written ‘K.u.K. Hoflieferant’ which indicates this factory was a supplier of the Imperial court before 1918.
And now some history:On the left side the great emblem (Große Wappen) and on the right side the minor emblem (Kleine Wappen) of Nuremberg. The left one is generally used by administrative bodies whereas the minor one is used by some companies too.
On my way from the railway station to the centre of Regensburg I discovered the emblem of the city at an oriel window: Two white keys in a red field.
Amazing emblem seen in the streets of Udine. Any ideas who is the owner of this coat of arms?
A fine example of the coat of arms of my city Graz. I found it at the wall of the Styrian Armoury located in the town centre.
- Styrian Armoury (Website)
The manhole covers in Graz show the city coat of arms. The heraldic animal is similar to the Styrian panther. But there are differences. In the Graz version, you see that flames emerge from all openings of the animal. The Styrian panther spits fire out of its mouth only.
Another way to depict an emblem: A mosaic, seen at a bridge in Merano, Italy. It shows the emblem of the Habsburg family.
At a building in Wels I found this beautiful as well as huge coat of arms. It belongs to the noble family of Auersperg. More…
The manhole covers of Leipzig show the city arms. Similar to the city arms of Dresden they are a combination of the Meissen Lion and the Landsberg Pales. The depiction looks pretty beautiful as it displays not only the coat of arms but also the complete heraldic achievement.
The Bavarian Lion seen at the port entrance of Lindau. It is placed next to the lighthouse of Lindau. The Bavarian Lion is mentioned several times in the Bavarian coat of arms, for example the shield is hold by two lions. More…