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Polczyn-Zdrój (Poland)

¦widwin county, Zachodniopomorskie vojvodship

Last modified: 2003-04-26 by jarig bakker
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Po³czyn-Zdrój commune flag

[Polczyn-Zdrój flag] by Jens Pattke, 27 Feb 2003

Flag adoped in 1994. Po³czyn-Zdrój (German name: Bad Polzin) was formerly in Koszalińskie vojvodship; it is about 100 km east of Szczecin in ¦widwin powiat (county).
Gunnar Staack, 5 Sept 2000

Image after "Wappen und Flaggen der Kreise und Kreisstädte in Pommern", by Erwin Günther.
Jens Pattke, 27 Feb 2003

Po³czyn-Zdrój CoA

[Polczyn-Zdrój CoA] image from this website, located by Gunnar Staack, 5 Sept 2000

The arms date from the 16th century and are seen on the seal of the city from that century. Older seals show the bar, but surrounded by leaves, not vines. The bar is derived from the arms of the Lords of Manteuffel, who had many privileges in the city from the 12th until the 19th century. Later seals all show the same composition until the early 20th century.
Info from Ralf Hartemink's site.