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Article about: hi everyone, as a novice could someone explain the difference between municipal and what i would call standard police bayonets as i have both?

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    hi everyone, as a novice could someone explain the difference between municipal and what i would call standard police bayonets as i have both?
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    It is down to colour of the leather scabbard and frog: light brown is Gendarmerie, while Black is Schutzpolizie.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    thanks ade i thought it was but wasnt sure,thats 1 mystery cleared up
    regards gary.

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    They're quite nice from a distance. Any chance we could see close-ups of both? Maker marks? Unit markings? Thanks in advance. rick

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    sorry rick but i only have the rural one left.i have tried taking better pictures but my camera just isnt capable of it.
    regards gary.

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    Gary

    Welcome and you have a very nice collection !

    Tony

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    Very nice collection.... Police bayonets rural police brown, City police black....BILL
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