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City of Bockenem (Germany)

Stadt Bockenem, Landkreis Hildesheim, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2011-12-30 by german editorial team
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[Bockenem banner] mage by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Nov 2011 See also:


Description of  banner:
It is a yellow-red vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source:this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Nov 2011

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
The shield is divided per pale into golden (= yellow) and red superimposed by a silver (= white) embattled fess bendy.
According to source the colours are those of the bishopric of Hildesheim. The fess bendy was taken from the arms of the /Wohldenberg family/. The colour was however changed from red to silver
Source: Stadler 1970, p.25
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Nov 2011

Plain Flag reported 1891

[Bockenem plain flag 1891] 1:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Nov 2011

Description of  flag:
The ratio is given as 1:2. It was a yellow over red over white horizontal tricolour.
Source:H.Ahrens "Hannoversche Landschafts-und Städtewappen", 1891, plate XX
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Nov 2011

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