Ostpreussen

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OSTPREUSSEN (East Prussia)

Former province of the Kingdom of Prussia, at present in North Poland, Russia and Lithuania.

Arms of Ostpreussen

Official blazon

In Silber ein golden bewehrter, rotgezungter, schwarzer Adler, der mit einer goldenen Konigskrone gekront ist und im rechten Fang ein goldenes Zepter, im linken einen goldenen bereiften und bakreuzten blauen Reichsapfel hält. Die Flügel des Adlers sind mit goldenen Kleestengeln belegt, auf seiner Brust die verschlungenen goldenen Initialen "FR".

Origin/meaning

The arms are the original arms of Prussia.

The supporters, crown and helmet are those used in all Prussian provinces and could be used at wish.


Literature : Schurdel, H.D. Flaggen und Wappen Deutschland. Battenberg, Augsburg 1995.


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