Many of us have seen a document put out by an Ohio based company called "Halberts""
that includes what is supposed to be a Riehle family coat of
arms. While we cannot definitively say this is not our
family's coat of arms, skepticism is certainly warranted.
A quick check with Google on "Halberts of Ohio" turns
up lots of hits indicating that this company is a scam.
Interestingly enough however, while they say Halberts material
is superficial, they do not indicate that it is necessarily
Our speculation would be that this coat of arms is based on a
real coat of arms, probably associated with a family name as
close to Riehle as they could find. Of course it may be pure
invention, but invention is generally more work than
In any case Halberts is out of business now.
If anyone has more information on this coat of arms or any
other Riehle-related coat of arms, please contact us.