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Article about: Hello can you identify this portepee ? thanks for answers cordially Didier

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    Hello
    can you identify this portepee ?
    thanks for answers
    cordially
    Didier
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    Hi Didier the most I can say is that this belonged to a sword,, but what kind of sword or what Branch, I am not sure of. The zig zag colors meant something as to what branch of service it belonged to. The sword guys will be along shortly. Larry
    It is not the size of a Collection in History that matters......Its the size of your Passion for it!! - Larry C

    One never knows what tree roots push to the surface of what laid buried before the tree was planted - Larry C

    “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” - Winston Churchill

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    Reminds me of the Hirschfanger type.

    Eric
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    Portepee belongs to a "Prussisn Honor Sword"

    Horst
    "He who hesitates is lost - is not only lost but miles from the next exit"

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    hello
    Bavarian, no ??
    Didier

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    Hi Didier,,here is a map of the total area between Prussia and Bavaria. These are 2 separate regions. Regards Larry..

    Sorry I hate this computer I am on as it shows attached images logo,, but it should open if not???.. let me know
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    It is not the size of a Collection in History that matters......Its the size of your Passion for it!! - Larry C

    One never knows what tree roots push to the surface of what laid buried before the tree was planted - Larry C

    “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” - Winston Churchill

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    Hello Gentlemen
    thank you
    may I ask 2 questions ?
    what are the differences between bavarian and prussian portepees ?
    how recognize sword and bayonet portepees ?
    cordially
    Didier

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