German Police Unit Marks, 1920-1937 - Old Military Markings

  • Wittmann Antique Militaria - Police Bayonets

    Wittmann Antique Militaria - Police Bayonets. Prior to the centralizing of the German Police forces in 1936, many Police units wore very long bayonets equipped with a clamshell crossguard; these bayonets were equipped with blades as long as 18 inches. The obverse stag grip plate was affixed with a six-sided nickel Police insignia.

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  • Volkspolizei - Wikipedia

    The Deutsche Volkspolizei (DVP, German for "German People's Police"), commonly known as the Volkspolizei or VoPo, was the national police force of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) from 1945 to 1990. The Volkspolizei was a highly-centralized agency responsible for most civilian law enforcement in East Germany, maintaining 257,500 …

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  • WW2 Small Arms Identification Gallery - German Daggers

    This is one of a series of identification guides for small arms. The 1920 dated and double dated rework Lugers (DWM and Erfurt) are in the "Lugers - DWM Commercial 1898-1929" Gallery. To the best of our knowledge, all the examples shown are original pre-1945 manufacture. If anyone has questions or suggestions, please contact [email protected]

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  • luger unit markings? - Military Surplus Collectors Forums

    May 12, 2021· "History Writ in Steel-German Police Markings 1900-1936, Don Maus, Attribution:New Insights 1. Chapter 4, p. 64 & Chapter 7, pp. 113-114 – A combination of new information and reconsideration leads me to believe that the Type 3 markings S.D.I, II, III, IV and VI represented the large Schupo commands in Essen, Wuppertal, Düsseldorf, Duisburg …

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  • German Militaria - Hayes Otoupalik

    001895. WW2 German M34 Civil Service Helmet. WW2 German M34 Civil Service/Police, Luftschutz, etc Helmet. No decals. Size 53 liner. Liner is in nice condition, and while complete with the chin strap it is broken and needs simple repair. Very good condition overall. $165.00. 001892. WW1 Grey Metal Trim Enlisted Prussian Pickelhauben / Spike Helmet.

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  • Old Military Markings Home Page (KnownHost)

    Jun 26, 2013· Old Military Markings Home Page. ... Markings on British and Commonwealth Bayonets (updated 11/15/2003) Manufacture Dates of Swiss Schmidt-Rubin Rifles (updated 01/27/2001) Unit markings on Weimar police equipment (added 10/18/2000) ...

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  • Bayonets - German - JC Militaria | Military Collectables

    **MINT** MATCHING REGIMENT MARKS**WW2 Nazi German Clemen & Jung Solingen Police Dress Bayonet With Stag Antler Grips & Scabbard Both Regiment / Unit Marked ‘S.Mg. 370’ & Leather Frog. BAYO 660 - BAYO 660 A near mint Nazi German Police dress bayonet. It has its original nickel plating on all parts.

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  • WWII German Codes And Markings

    Mar 13, 2021· Military History 3/13/2021 Cowboy & Old Western History Items 5/5/2021 Bargain Basement 4/1/2021 ... Markings. Gun Marks. House Brands. ... Codes & Markings : WWII GERMAN CODES AND MARKINGS Compiled from various sources which may not agree on marking details. Therefore more than one identification may appear for some codes. ...

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  • PROOF MARKS ProoF MarKs - National Firearms Museum

    PROOF MARKS 2403 The proof marks shown below will assist in determining nationality of manufacturers when no other markings are evident. Since the U.S. has no proofing houses (as in England, France, Germany and other European countries), most U.S. manufacturers voluntarily proof their firearms with a specifed

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  • Gun Collectors - Why You Should Avoid Import Marks

    Oct 02, 2013· Similarly, in the late 19th century and into WWI, Germans would at times mark their firearms to indicate the military unit using them. Many sidearms have a police …

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  • WW2 Small Arms Identification Gallery - German Daggers

    Production for Switzerland, Military and Commercial Caliber 7.65mm - 4.75" barrel Approximately 2,000 commercial (numbered in the 1-21250 range) and 3,000 military (numbered 2001 to 5000) 1900 American Eagle - produced 1901-1902 Production for U.S. commercial sales Caliber 7.65mm - 4.75" barrel

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  • luger unit markings? - Military Surplus Collectors Forums

    May 12, 2021· "History Writ in Steel-German Police Markings 1900-1936, Don Maus, Attribution:New Insights 1. Chapter 4, p. 64 & Chapter 7, pp. 113-114 – A combination of new information and reconsideration leads me to believe that the Type 3 markings S.D.I, II, III, IV and VI represented the large Schupo commands in Essen, Wuppertal, Düsseldorf, Duisburg-Hamborn and Oberhausen, …

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  • WW2 Small Arms Identification Gallery

    Luger Proof/Acceptance Mark Identification Guide (1898-1945) This is one of a series of identification guides for small arms. To the best of our knowledge, all the examples shown are original pre-1945 manufacture. If anyone has questions or suggestions, please contact [email protected]

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  • List of military headstamps - Wikipedia

    A headstamp is the markings on the bottom of a cartridge case designed for a firearm. It usually tells who manufactured the case. Military headstamps usually have only the year of manufacture . The left cartridge's headstamp says "FC 223 REM" which means that it was made by Federal Cartridge Co. and it is in the caliber .223 Remington.

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  • German Rifle Markings - Arms and other weapons - Great War ...

    Apr 24, 2015· Well ; these marks applied to a gew98 or a kar98a during the great war simply denote which regional depot did repair and or salvage work on that rifle. These are commonly encountered as the rate of wear and tear and the german penchant for salvage of damaged arms was very great indeed.

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  • WWII German Codes And Markings - OldGuns.net

    May 01, 2021· Military History 3/13/2021 Cowboy & Old Western History Items 5/5/2021 Bargain Basement 5/12/2021 ... Markings. Gun Marks. House Brands. ... Codes & Markings : WWII GERMAN CODES AND MARKINGS Compiled from various sources which may not agree on marking details. Therefore more than one identification may appear for some codes. ...

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  • Law enforcement in Germany - Wikipedia

    The State Criminal Police Office (German: Landeskriminalamt / LKA), is an independent law enforcement agency in most German states, that is directly subordinated to the respective state ministry of the interior.The LKA supervises police operations aimed at preventing and investigating criminal offences and coordinates investigations of serious crime, involving more than one regional headquarter.

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  • German WWII Rifle Ordnance Codes - Old Military Markings

    German WW2-era military rifles usually have markings on the receiver, barrel, rear sight, and stock, from which one can get some information about the history of the piece. The top of the receiver (that part of the barrel into which the bolt shoves the cartridge) usually has a 2- …

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  • German Ordinance Codes - ProofHouse.com

    Found on small arms. 706. German WW-II Heerswaffenamt inspectors mark on Erste Nordbohmische Metallwarenfabrik, Niedrerinsiede, Czechoslovakia P-38 Magazines. 727. German WW-II Heerswaffenamt inspector's mark on assigned to Karl Barth, Militareffekten Fabrik, Waldbrohl, Germany…

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  • WWII Unit Identification Markings for U.S. Military ...

    Jeep of the Military Police, Theater Service Forces with complete unit markings. This photograph is most likely a post-war photograph taken during occupation duty. 3AX HQ. A GI poses beside General Patton's jeep from Third Army Headquarters. The jeep has unit markings for Third Army HQ along with a three-star flag and plate.

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  • Carcano Model Identification

    German WaA Markings. Guns used by the Weacht and the Volkssturm may have these armed forces WaA acceptance markings and/or military proof marks. Bavaria Police; Bavaria Rural Police. The Bavaria Police used M91/24's after WWII as carbines. Heinrich Krieghoff (Letters 'HK' in circle - …

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  • German Police Unit Marks, 1920-1937 - Old Military Markings

    German Police Unit Marks, 1920-1937 The following tables list the base forms for police unit marks found in German Small Arms Markings From Authentic Sourcesby J. Goertz and D. Bryans, Walsworth Publishing Co., Marceline MO, USA, 1997. This book contains English translations of the actual regulations issued

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  • Proof Marks, Date Codes, and German Firearms ...

    German firearms are loaded with a variety of markings and stamps. Decoding these proof marks is very useful in determining the age and history of the gun.

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  • Codes and Marks: Government Marks - Enfield-Stuff

    Marks usually found atop the knox form; the sharp-eyed collector may also spot the FF cartouche on the wood furniture. The Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) was a quasi-military police force in Ireland from 1822-1922, when Ireland was part of the United Kingdom. Unique to Ireland was the RIC Carbine, a Lee-Enfield carbine outfitted to accept the ...

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  • Ordnungspolizei - Wikipedia

    The Ordnungspolizei (German: [ˈɔʁdnʊŋspoliˌtsaɪ]), abbreviated Orpo, meaning "Order Police", were the uniformed police force in Nazi Germany from 1936 to 1945. The Orpo organisation was absorbed into the Nazi monopoly on power after regional police jurisdiction was removed in favour of the central Nazi government ("Reich-ification", Verreichlichung, of the police).

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  • German WWII Ordnance Codes - Old Military Markings

    Jun 06, 2004· German Military Letter Codes by John Walter, 1996, published by Small-Arms Research Publications, P.O. Box 2071, Hove, East Sussex, England BN3 7PU, and distributed in North America by International Military Antiques, Inc., P.O. Box 256, Millington, New Jersey 07946 USA. ISBN: 0-9526927-0-8

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  • maker marks - German Dress Daggers

    Maker marks continued to be used on Army, Navy and Luftwaffe edged weapons until blade production ceased in 1941 (swords) and 1942 (daggers). The following is a list of known edged weapon manufacturer's RZM codes taken from Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich by Tom Johnson who has kindly allowed me to use this information from his ...

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  • Original German WWII Unit Marked Police Long Bayonet by E ...

    Original Item: Only One Available. Excellent matching Unit Marked Police Long Bayonet by E. & F. Hörster of Solingen. Features a beautiful Stag Handle, with matching unit markings on the guard and back of the scabbard: L. Ka. 135. This is a fantastic early war quality, un-slotted dress bayonet, with approximately 33 cm (12.75 inches) long nickel plated steel blade, which was forged "cut ...

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  • Bayonets of Imperial Germany 1871-1918

    The monarchs of the other German states held the title König (King). Both the bayonet and scabbard have matching regimental markings. The unit marking, "4.R.4.167.”, signifies: Grenadier-Regiment König Friedrich der Grosse (3. Ostpreußisches) Nr.4, Kompagnie 4, Waffen Nr. 167. [In English, 4th Grenadier Regiment, King Frederick the Great ...

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  • WW2 German Militaria for Sale – International Military ...

    Original German WWII Late War Waffen-SS M43 Field Cap Constructed of Italian Gabardine. $2,595.00 $2,395.00. VIEW DETAILS. SALE! Original German WWII M42 Army Heer Helmet with Textured Camouflage Paint and 57cm Liner - hkp64. $2,495.00 $2,295.00.

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  • MARKINGS & DESIGNATIONS... - Enfield collector

    German Manufacturing Codes of Occupied Countries during World War 2 These codes may be found on various wartime small arms manufactured in Nazi-occupied Europe during WW2. The following makers' codes are noted on some bayonet blades and scabbards, it is quite possible that they may also appear on firearms and related components.

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  • Wartime Collectables Military Antiques

    Andrew H. & Gale V. Lipps P.O. Box 165 Camden, SC 29021-0165 USA Email [email protected] ph. 803-463-6935 (It is much easier to reach us via email!) If you reached our website through a search engine or bookmark, you might be pulling up an outdated listing!Start at the home page and refresh or use control/f5 to ensure you have the latest update!

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  • WW2 Small Arms Identification Gallery - German Daggers

    Production for Switzerland, Military and Commercial Caliber 7.65mm - 4.75" barrel Approximately 2,000 commercial (numbered in the 1-21250 range) and 3,000 military (numbered 2001 to 5000) 1900 American Eagle - produced 1901-1902 Production for U.S. commercial sales Caliber 7.65mm - …

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  • Markings on British and ... - Old Military Markings

    Nov 15, 2003· Markings on British and Commonwealth Bayonets . Last updated: 11/15/2003. The history of the British bayonet goes back to the 17th century, and because of this the British bayonet is one of the more interesting types of militaria to collect.

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  • WW1 German Helmet Stencils and Templates from WWI ...

    WW1 German Helmet, Caps & Equipment Markings: During WW1 the Germans were very efficient and marked up much of their equipment at various stages of the process from manufacture to issue and repair. This included helmets (to a lesser extent) and caps & pickelhaubes (to a greater extent). We now offer replica stamps used on headwear for you to ...

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