From Heraldry of the World
|Heraldry of the World (Wappen der Welt)|
|Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen|
The arms are based on the medieval seals of Harburg, which already showed a city gate with a lion. The lion is the lion of the Welfen dynasty, who ruled Harburg in medieval times.
Seals of the city from around 1900-1920
The arms in the Abadie albums
The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925
Literature : Ahrens, 1891
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