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Möriken-Wildegg commune (Aargau canton, Switzerland)
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by Pascal Gross, 27 December 2005
Or Moor's Head guardant proper above six hills Gules.
Željko Heimer, 2 March 2001
The flag of Möriken-Wildegg is canting with the moor's head ("Mohr"
in German) but the German blazoning uses the word "Negerkopf".
Pascal Gross, 1 March 2001
by Pascal Gross
Wildegg has a different flag. I live in Wildegg just
under the castle and the flags (especially the Möriken flag) have been always
controversial. I was searching for something today and happened to find your
website so thought I'd mention that there is a separate Wildegg flag. I will try
to find something to send to you but I can at least explain it to you. The flag
has a white background and is adorned with red ornamental "grapes". Red and
white were found in the shield of the von Effinger family that lived in the
castle. There are vineyards so I assume that this is why the "grapes" were
chosen. Sometimes you will see the emblem with the Mohr and the grapes jointly
on a yellow background. So far, I have only seen this graphic depicted on the
community website or on joint publications of the sister communities, Möriken-Wildegg. However, when there is a festival or parade of some sort, both
flags adorn the streets.
Beth Biehle, 27 December 2005