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Third Reich Sword or Bayonet Portepee
A used portepee, possibly for the Land Customs Service, the Forest Service or the Hunting Association. The portepee has a wide green fabric stripe with center silver stripes in a diagonal pattern. The stem is an alternating silver and green pattern. The top of the acorn appears to have been green, now faded somewhat, while the acorn ball is silver and the ball insert is the same green and silver fabric that is the strap material.The portepee was obviously used and is shows wear from having been tied to a sword or bayonet, but it is complete and intact.
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