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by Mark Sensen, 22 March 1997
adopted 27 Sep 1988
image by Mark Sensen, 31 August 1997
During the jubilees of Queen Wilhelmina in 1938, when she was reigning
40 years, each municipality had a standard, witch had the following pattern:
a square flag with the colours of the provincial arms (except Friesland
and Noord-Brabant), in the canton (one quarter of the flag) the arms of
In Stramproy a standard was used with the colours of Limburg, and in the canton a square representation of the coat of arms: divided per pale, dexter red with a silver castle with three towers, sinister on silver St. Willibrordus.
In some municipalities the flag was forgotten, and when they found it many years later they thought it was a historical flag of the city, like in Stramproy where it was used as unofficial flag before 1988.
Mark Sensen, 31 August 1997