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Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
(de) Von Rot und Gold im Wellenschnitt schräggeteilter Schild, oben mit drei aufrechten gebündelten goldenen Ähren, unten mit einem schräggestellten roten Weberschiffchen belegt.
The arms were granted on July 17, 1939.
The wavy division line symbolises the Max-Clemens channel in the municipality, dug in 1729. The shuttle symbolises the textile industry, the three wheatears the agriculture. The colours are those of the former County Steinfurt.
Literature : Meijer, 1940
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