Wentzel family Coat of Arms and Crest










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BLAZONING OF THE WENTZEL COAT OF ARMS

BLAZON (Wappen der Familie Wentzel):
ARMS (Shield):

Gules, between a fess argent, charged with three mullets (6) azure, two greyhounds courant of the 2nd in base contourne
CREST (Helmet):
A vol argent
MANTLE (Decken):
Not deScribed (Mantling is seldom deScribed unless other than the Primary Tinctures are to be used)

MOTTO:
None recorded (It is rare for the German Achievement to deScribe a motto)

REFERENCE SOURCE:


ARMS (Shield) INTERPRETATION:
Gules, - (Means the Shield is Red (Gules=Red))
between a fess argent, - (Means "Something" (2 Greyhounds) are to be placed on either side of a Silver (Argent=Silver) wide Band (Fess))
charged with three mullets (6) azure, - (Means the Band (Fess) has 3 Blue (Azure=Blue) Stars (Mulletts) placed upon it & the Stars all have Six Points (Mullets(6))
two greyhounds courant of the 2nd in base contourne - (Means 2 Silver (Argent=Silver (of the 2nd color mentioned)) Running (Courant) Greyhounds placed (Charged) upon it, with the 1st Greyhound facing normally (to Dexter) & the 2nd (Bottom) Greyhound facing Sinister (Contourne))

CREST (Helmet) INTERPRETATION:
On a Torse of the colors - (Means the next thing deScribed will go upon a cloth wreath (Torse) of 6 twists, alternating between the primary tinctures)
A Vol argent - (Means a Silver (Argent=Silver) pair of uplifted Wings conjoined at the base is affixed by the Torse (together with the Mantling), to the Helmet, which is drawn in Profile with the Visor closed or with no Visor nor Grilles - the kind used by a "Bürgerliche" (Esquire/Commoner/Citizen))

SYMBOLISM:
Greyhound - (Courage, Vigilance & Loyalty)
Stars - (Divine quality from above - Old heraldic device, usually drawn like a "Star of David")
Vol - (Swiftness, protection, celebrity, or coverture)
Colors:
Argent (Silver) - (Peace and sincerity)
Azure (Blue) - (Loyalty & Truth)
Gules (Red) - (Military fortitude and magnanimity)

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