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Mauterndorf, Salzburg (Austria)

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[Mauterndorf] by Marcus Schmöger, 7 November 2007

Name of municipality: Mauterndorf
Status: Marktgemeinde (market-town)
Land (state): Salzburg
Bezirk (district): Tamsweg
Description of arms (German): In einem gespaltenen Schild vorne in Schwarz ein silberner gestürzter, geschmiedeter Nagel, hinten in Rot ein silbernes Tatzen-Kreuz mit größerem Längsbalken. [1] [2]
Blazoning of arms (English): Per pale: dexter Sable, a nail point upwards Argent; sinister Gules, a cross patty Argent, the vertical bar longer than the horizontal one.
Adoption date of arms: 18 March 1928 (based on the old arms first attested 1592)
Description of flag: two stripes, black-red, with coat-of-arms [2] [3]
Adoption date of flag: basic pattern already before 1904 [2]
Sources: [1] [zpf85]
[2] [stl04]
[3] e-mail from municipality (with photo), 23 October 2007

This one is particular, as already Ströhl in 1904 [stl04] mentions the flag, which is totally uncommon:
"Die Ortsflagge wird heute noch schwarz-rot geführt." (The village flag is still used in black-red.)

Marcus Schmöger, 7 November 2007

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